Stuff Magazine’s New iPad Edition
PressRun’s Digital Publishing Technology Used to Create Interactive iPad Version of Best-Selling Gadget Magazine
San Francisco and London - 4/18/2012 - *Editorial Note: PressRun is now App Studio.
PressRun, an industry leader in tablet publishing solutions and the company behind award-winning iPad magazines for The BBC, BMJ and Time Inc., announced today that Stuff, the world’s best-selling gadget magazine, has launched a fully interactive iPad edition using PressRun’s digital publishing technology. The new iPad® app, available for download from Apple’s App Store, provides readers with an enhanced version of the magazine’s new and exclusive content, presented on the iPad’s large, multi-touch display.
PressRun’s innovative and unique tablet-publishing solution allows magazines to produce highly interactive digital versions of their content, which visually engage and immerse their readers. Through enhanced features, like slideshows, video, audio and animation, plus functionalities such as search, swiping and zooming, magazine apps developed by PressRun provide users with robust digital experiences.
Stuff’s iPad edition was developed on the PressRun platform by a dedicated in-house team and includes exclusive videos, 360-degree product photography of its featured gadgets and zoomable picture galleries. The edition will be available on a monthly basis, coinciding with the publication of the print edition. The first issue of the iPad version includes an in-depth test of the new iPad, incorporating video, a feature on the world’s best smartphones, a compendium of hidden features and in-jokes from the history of technology and media. The issue also enables the user to swipe, scroll and tap through to external web links, creating a unique and engaging user experience.
Shaun Barriball, CEO of PressRun said, “As the Stuff team produces the leading gadget magazine on the market, they surely know great technology when they see it. We are delighted that they selected our digital publishing platform to build their app and we are incredibly pleased with how it has turned out.”
Martyn Jones, Publishing Director at Stuff, said, “Through PressRun’s platform, we were able to evolve our magazine onto a new format, reach new consumers and provide them with a fully interactive experience. Our move to the iPad is a significant milestone for our publication and allows us to make a significant impact in this market, complementing our healthy print and web audiences”.
The Stuff iPad edition can be downloaded from the App Store and is compatible with Newsstand, the iOS app which stores and synchronizes digital magazines and newspapers. Additional details can be found at www.stuff.tv/themag.
About Stuff magazine
Stuff is the world’s best-selling gadget magazine (UK circulation: 80,226, ABC Jul-Dec 2011; 26 licensed editions worldwide) and it also peddles its gadgety knowledge online at www.stuff.tv, and via iPad apps. All are published by Haymarket Consumer Media.
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