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10 Essential iPad Apps for Publication Designers (2nd Edition)

There's no time like the present for our 2nd edition of the essential apps you need for your iPad. This time out, the focus was around reference, inspiration and utility-based apps. Again, nowhere near a definitive list, but an ongoing look... MORE

Cover of the Day, April 22, 2011

Welcome to The SPD Cover of the Day. Today, we have a multiple platform edition featuring PM's May 2011 cover for print, iPad and their newest platform: Samsung Galaxy. Stay tuned for the best and coolest magazine and newspaper covers, as... MORE

From SXSW: SPIN Play App for iPad

Falling under the category of "reinvent," SPIN debuts a killer new app for iPad called SPIN Play here in Austin, TX. CD Devin Pedzwater and DD Ian Robinson worked with development shop Bottle Rocket to create the app which leverages the printed... MORE

Must Download App: The Cut

New York Magazine quietly launched a sharp new app called The Cut on the Runway late last month. It's a must download! Already live with a print-based app, New York has created an elegant and robust app based on one... MORE

A Recipe for Hotcake-Selling Magazine Apps

Joe Zeff Design has a smart new post on how magazines can start selling their iPad apps "like hotcakes." They argue for reinvention of the product, and point to the new O Magazine Sketchbook App for iPad as an example.... MORE

New Digital Categories for Pub 46

For the 2011 competition, we expanded the digital categories to account for the ever evolving world of digital and include new platforms like the iPad. This year we have divided digital into four main groups. The first group includes Typography, Illustration, Photography, Video and... MORE

The Hollywood Reporter Relaunch

The Hollywood Reporter recently relaunched in print and online and debuted a sharp hybrid print/web iPad app. The 80-year old tinseltown trade pub relaunched in print in early November, shifting from a standard sized daily to oversized weekly magazine. The... MORE

Fast News for December 2, 2010

SPD MEDIA MIX is our regular list of publication design, digital, and media news and updates. Please send your links and news items to SPD at and we'll add them to the Mix. >> Advertising Age announced their Media Vanguard Awards. Among the winners... MORE

Mag App: Project magazine

Engadget sat down with Sir Richard Branson to discuss the launch of his iPad-only Project magazine ($2.99 per issue). Sir Engaget reports that Branson had "no f**king idea why" Project was only on the iPad and not on the web... MORE

The Economist Meets the iPad

The Economist debuted their iPad app this week--a weekly version of their print pub along with an audio edition so users can "listen to every article, read by professional newscasters, with easy switching between reading and listening."Print subscribers will receive... MORE

Paper to Pixels v2: Lessons from Last Night

In what is hopefully the first of many events dedicated to the new world of the iPad and other tablets, Joe Zeff, D.W. Pine, Neil Jamieson, Michael Lawton and Peter Herbert shared their lessons learned in this new frontier.A few thoughts... MORE

Paper to Pixels v2: Favorite Apps

In advance of our first speaker series event dedicated to the iPad, we've asked our expert panel to submit their favorite apps. Here's a look at their fave design, news, and photo apps:Design AppsFlipboard It's an interesting idea: taking web content... MORE

10 Essential iPad Apps for Publication Designers

Those of us excited about the possibilities of the tablet have already seen the big-name magazine apps for iPad, like Time, Wired, Sports Illustrated, Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, and Entertainment Weekly's Must List. (If you haven't, take a few minutes... MORE

Mag App: Gourmet Live

Gourmet is getting a new lease on life with Gourmet Live--a highly interactive app for all the foodies out there. This app looks like its coming in on the "reinvention" side of the reformat vs. reinvent question. They also have a... MORE

Mag App: TIME Magazine v2.0

Min online is reporting on TIME magazine's upcoming update to their current fairly straightforward print-to-tablet reformat iPad app. Min's post is worth a read, and after the jump watch an updated SPD-exclusive video demo of their new app which is to... MORE

Mag App: Popular Mechanics (Beta Edition)

Coming right in the heels of Wired's successful release last week (24,000 copies sold in its first 24 hours), Popular Mechanics is set to launch their iPad app next month (Watch this Gizmodo video). Their in-house developed app continues the... MORE

Must Have App: EW's Must List

One of the best apps from a magazine to date is Entertainment Weekly's Must List. It excels where others have stumbled: it does not try to be a "multi-media" magazine. The Must List, like their web site, expands on a... MORE