The new iOS 10 and what it means for publishers

With the new update to Apple’s iOS there are new opportunities for digital publishers. Most importantly the revamped lock screen, can now be customized and shows more widgets. Enabling the user to get a quicker overview of their news. Widgets Widgets on your lock screen can now be added, removed and rearranged. Thus, making the[…]

The New York Times launches experimental HTML5 Web app for digital subscribers on iPad

The New York Times is copying the Financial Times by launching a new HTML5 web app to run on Apple’s iPad. The app will complement the publisher’s existing offer of native mobile apps. The app is now available today and can be installed on iPad when surfing to App.NYTimes.com, although you need to have a[…]

Publishers can finally sell digital subscriptions on Android devices

Since last week, publishers and other app developers can sell subscriptions with recurring payments through their Android apps. For the past year Android developers could conduct one-time transactions, such as single-issue sales, through in-app purchases. But only now can Android users authorize automatic monthly or annual payments for a subscription. Apple has offered in-app subscriptions on iOS[…]

Last call for alcohol – Twipe's Belgium Beer Tasting at Digital Media Europe 2012

Next week, 16-18th April, Twipe will be participating to the Digital Media Europe 2012 (WAN IFRA) in London. On Monday 16th April, Twipe organizes a Belgian Beer Tasting event from 18h-20h. The tasting will be held at Belgo Centraal, a paradise for Belgium beer lovers.  An excellent opportunity to network with other participants in a[…]

"What happens in the U.S. publishing landscape will happen here — we just don’t know how quickly"

Niemandlab talked to the Europeans and Brits and the conversations parallel those in the States: shrinking print circulation; declining classifieds; print ad revenues dropping steadily. “What happens in the U.S. will happen here — we just don’t know how quickly,”

They looked at three European news companies taking the lead in developing new business models to maintain and increase revenues.

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Survey shows that Kindle Fire owners are happy with their purchase but not iPad-happy

Do Kindle Fire owners still like their devices now that they’ve had a few months to kick the tires? A new survey indicates that for the most part, they’re more pleased with their purchase than those who bought other Android tablets last year but less satisfied than iPad owners. Changewave Research, which conducts surveys of[…]

De Standaard HD on iPad: 1 month results

Delight your Readers with an iPad Optimised Newspaper. 1 month after the launch of the new iPad app of De Standaard, Corelio and Twipe hand out the first results. The iPad optimised newspaper is generally very well achieved by its end-users. The app generated a stunning 46% increase in paid downloads! The positive user feedback makes De[…]