News Discovery Apps
With all of the hardware announcements this month -- Kindle HD, Nokia Lumia 920, HTC Windows Phone 8S and 8X, Apple iPhone 5 -- it's great to see some news on the content front.
When it comes to wine magazines/content, here's my initial wine hit list: Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Advocate, Sommelier Journal, and Decanter. But which are the best digital options?
One thing that becomes readily apparent is that theater, arts, culture coverage is one of the most difficult (possibly eternally impossible?) beats to achieve return on investment.
If you're like me and hyper read - skimming headlines relentlessly, jumping from Vanity Fair to the New York Times, and then into techdom, catching up on the latest on Mashable, VentureBeat, The Verge - then you've probably already heard of Read it Later.
"There's definitely room for constant perspective service, whether it's the Huffington Post or the Drudge Report — it's just human nature that we flock to things that are like-minded."
PressReader won't replace apps like News360, Flipboard or Pulse, nor is it intended to do so. Instead, it's intended to duplicate the newspaper reading experience for the tablet age. And, for that, it's perfect.
Collectively News Republic, APPY Geek and Glam Life logged over 100 million page views in January 2012. That should tell us something about our thirst for news, RSS, and blog content, not to mention the prospects for the mobile ad market.