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Next Issue iPad app adds 8 new titles including ESPN, Fast Company, Food & Wine

We recommend the iPad version (4.5 out of 5 stars) of Next Issue. Not only will you get a larger selection of magazines, you’ll also get faster downloads and smoother overall performance.

Next Issue Media has expanded its iPad line-up to 80 magazines, now includes ESPN, Fast Company, Food & Wine, among other popular titles.

One of our favorite magazine apps has just sweetened the pot. Next Issue, an iPad app that offers a Netflix-like subscription model for popular magazines, has added eight new titles. ESPN, Fast Company, Food & Wine (available Dec.), Inc., Men’s Fitness, Men’s Journal, New York Magazine, and Travel + Leisure (Dec.) bring the magazine library available to Next Issue subscribers to eighty.

Available in two all-you-can-eat tiers, subscriptions start at $9.99 per month for the “Unlimited Basic” plan (73 titles available), and $14.99 for the “Unlimited Premium” (all 80 titles).

Though all title are available for the iPad, those using Android tablets should check out the Next Issue compatibility page to ensure titles are available – the Android selection is limited. As far when the new titles will make their way to Android tablets, we’re told, “work is currently underway.” No ETA has been provided.

ESPN The Magazine: One of eight new high profile titles added to the Next Issue app for iPad. Enabling automatic download ensures the latest issue is always ready to read.

In his review of Next Issue for Android (3 out of 5 stars), Clinton Stark wrote, “Overall, the interface is slick. I particularly like the cover flow page view. Issues can be “pinned” for storage on your tablet, until you want to free up some space.”

As with most things tablet related, we recommend the iPad version (4.5 out of 5 stars). Not only will you get a larger selection of magazines, you’ll also get faster downloads, and smoother overall performance.

[Next Issue app on iTunes Store]

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Clinton Stark
Clint is based in San Francisco and has produced videos for Stark Insider since 2006. Film projects recently completed include short MORADO shot in the Baja, doc THE ART OF HALL WINES in Napa, and music video WRONG'S WHAT I DO BEST at the San Francisco Art Institute. He regularly writes about Canon DSLR and filmmaking. His Broadway features have garnered praise, including SHREK UNMASKED which is the most viewed BTS video for the musical on YouTube. In addition he's worked with DreamWorks, Disney on Ice, and Cirque du Soleil, among others. Interview highlights include James Franco, Gia Coppola, Colbie Caillat, Vincent Kartheiser, Dana Carvey, and Dany Boyle. Clint is a member of ATCA and covers the SF theater scene. He also writes about Napa and wine, and Silicon Valley news and trends. More: Clint's story...