Apple’s 2017 WWDC – The 4 key takeaways for publishers

Apple’s team finally took to the stage once again during Monday’s WWDC 2017 keynote. Let’s have a look at how Cupertino’s latest batch of updates will affect publishers #1: Advertising once again on the chopping block Dwindling ad revenues have become a recurring theme over the past months, as Google and Facebook keep taking the lion’s[…]

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 smartphone optimised newspaper of Het Nieuwsblad is addictive’

Het Nieuwsblad has launched a new smartphone optimized version of its daily newspaper. It is the second publisher to go live with the NextGen Phone technology of Twipe. This new newspaper format is available for the 16 regional editions, with no extra workload for the editorial team. The implementation, from start to finish, took only[…]

NextGen. Phone. boosts daily usage for HBVL with 50%

Last month, Het Belang van Limburg launched its new mobile optimized newspaper. By using the Twipe NextGen Publishing platform, HBVL creates the newspaper only once to publish it on all smartphones and tablets. Three weeks after the launch of their new newspaper app on phones we have a look at the first results. 50% more daily usage on smartphones On the[…]

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[…]