From the Wires
Future To Launch New Weekly Interactive Digital Magazine -- tech.
- The week in technology
By: PR Newswire
Nov. 21, 2012 02:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Future, the international media group and leading digital publisher, is to launch tech., a weekly international iPad magazine aimed at busy technology enthusiasts.
On-sale 29 November, priced at $0.99 for a single issue or $28.99 for an annual subscription, tech. summarises the week in technology, putting its own unique interactive spin on the best reaction to each week's key consumer technology news stories, giving readers a full range of opinion in one bite-size chunk.
A truly international product relevant to all English speaking territories, tech. is aimed predominantly at technology enthusiasts and early adopters who want the latest tech news, but are too time-restricted to keep up with the sheer volume of daily reaction, features and analysis.
The new launch comes from the makers of Future's award-winning website, TechRadar. As the UK's biggest consumer technology reviews website, TechRadar attracts more than 4 million UK unique users a month and over 17 million global unique users a month. tech. will be Future's biggest digital magazine launch, supported by a seven-figure marketing campaign.
Nick Merritt, Publisher of tech. and TechRadar, says: "tech. is a major new iPad launch and a truly unique technology magazine. No single website has all the best reaction and opinion, and no App provides a first class curated experience. This magazine solves the problem, bringing all the really essential technology writing together into one smartly edited whole, every single week. tech. is the week in technology. Personally, I can't wait to read it."
tech. will be the latest interactive title to be created on FutureFolio, Future's Apple-approved wrapper for digital products on Apple's Newsstand. FutureFolio has already been used to build Photography Week – which was recently the highest grossing magazine of any kind on the UK App Store – Cycling News HD and the interactive editions of Total Film and Edge.
With over 70 titles available to purchase on Apple's Newsstand, Future is a world leader in tablet publishing and has more digital editions available for iPads and iPhones than any other publisher.
tech. will be on-sale every Thursday.
SOURCE Future plc
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