Texterity Announces Digital Magazine Interface and Portal for Apple’s iPhone

Jul 31, 2007

Texterity Inc. has launched a beta version of the first digital magazine interface and portal designed for the Apple iPhone. This is the first time users will see a publisher’s complete magazine, as originally published, on the iPhone. Texterity and a select group of publishers will offer free digital editions, designed for the iPhone’s Safari browser, of over 20 different magazines for iPhone users to read and enjoy through Texterity’s new digital magazine iPhone portal. Texterity’s solution will enable publishers to reach audiences by providing iPhone users with a magazine portal and viewing experience. iPhone users can read 20+ free digital publications, representing a range of interest areas, in the beta version. The magazine editions available from Texterity as free iPhone editions are: The American Lawyer, ALM Media; Baseline, Ziff Davis Media; Cabinet Maker, Watt Publishing Company; CIO Insight, Ziff Davis Media; Cottage Living, Time, Inc; Craft, O'Reilly Media; eWEEK, Ziff Davis Media; Elite Traveler, Universal Media; ID Magazine, F+W Publications; Industry Week, Penton Media; Make, O'Reilly Media; Northern Home & Cottage, Prism Media; Oracle Magazine, Oracle Publishing; Popular Science, Bonnier Magazine Group; Quest Magazine, Quest Media; Quick & Simple, Hearst Corporation; Every Day with Rachael Ray, The Reader's Digest Association, Inc; Ready Made, Meredith Corporation; Statement Magazine, EJJ Publications; Taste of Home, Reiman Media Group; Telephony, Penton Media; Vibe, Vibe Media; WoodenBoat, WoodenBoat Publications.

With Texterity, iPhone users can: Access digital magazines from the iPhone platform and mobile networks; Integration of some of the most popular digital magazine features within the iPhone interface; An exact digital replica of the print edition, including all of the graphics and original layout. Texterity’s publisher clients can gain a cross-platform distribution method for their digital magazines as well as value-added premium.

(www.apple.com; www.texterity.com)