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Introducing App Studio

9th October, 2012

Earlier this year we announced our acquisition by Quark, and now we are pleased to introduce the next generation of PressRun. By bringing two great brands together we are able to create the ultimate digital publishing solution, the new App Studio. With App Studio designers can now use both InDesign and QuarkXPress, along with HTML5 [...]

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Facebook Abandons HTML5 to Appease Investors and Increase Revenue

4th October, 2012

Facebook’s decision to develop a new iOS application in native Objective-C code was not simply to improve the mobile experience, but rather too increase potential revenue from mobile users. Facebook has been under increasing pressure from investors since shares slumped to almost half their value in May. To counter this loss, Facebook decided that it [...]

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Quark/Mobile IQ Acquisition

29th May, 2012

By Shaun Barriball, Mobile IQ Founder and CEO Our acquisition by Quark marks an exciting milestone in the evolution of digital publishing. An evolution in which publishers deploy the next generation of digital publications, that use a combination of automation and pixel perfect design, using desktop tools to deliver immersive tablet and mobile experiences. The [...]

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Blog Archives

2012

March 2012

With The iPad Retina Display, The Devil Is In The Detail

While everyone in the digital publishing industry will be riding the wave of the "New iPad" PR machine, make sure you look into the details of exactly what new features they will be supporting.

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January 2012

iBooks 2 – Is it the write stuff?

With iBooks 2 and iBooks Author, Apple offers textbook authors the ability to creative “an entirely new kind of textbook that’s dynamic, engaging and truly interactive.“

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2011

October 2011

BMJ and New Jersey Special Editions debut on PressRun

September has been a great month for PressRun, with two new tablet offerings hitting the virtual newsstands to widespread acclaim.

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October 2011

PressRun Powers Metro’s New Daily on iOS5 & Newsstand

We are very proud to announce the launch of Metro’s new Tablet Edition App for iPad.

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September 2011

Fired Up Over Amazon

It didn't come as much of a surprise that the announcement from Amazon was in regards to it's new Tablet, aptly named the 'Fire' (from kindling, comes fire).

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June 2011

The FT Web App – Some Alternative Thoughts

While the advantages of a Web App over a native application deployment can indeed be numerous, it is not without it faults. Using the FT's example, this blog discusses viable channels to market for media and content owners across both Mobile and Tablet devices.

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June 2011

Newsstand: What It Means For Tablet Publishing

We'll be spending the next few days at WWDC working through what Apple's Newsstand means for our tablet publishing clients and for the publishing community (and will provide as much info as we are allowed).

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May 2011

GoodFood one of top 10 iPad Magazines

Macworld Secrets rated GoodFood #7 in top 10 magazines on the iPad

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May 2011

InDesign Secrets – Live

We're a sponsor at InDesign Secrets Live in Washington DC - a great event that is well attended with a mass of great speakers

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May 2011

PressRun at the World e-Reading Congress this week!

We're a sponsor of the World e-Reading Congress taking place in London this week, and we'll be speaking at the event!

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April 2011

The May issue of GoodFood is oh, so good!

The BBC’s GoodFood has been cooking up a storm! Their May issue is already out and it looks as delicious (and beautiful) as ever

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April 2011

PressRun at the Maggies

We’re going places! PressRun is a sponsor of the WPA’s Maggie Awards and we’ll be attending their banquet on April 29th in Los Angeles

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April 2011

Focus named amongst top tablet publication apps

McPheters & Company, a strategic, marketing planning and research company for the media community, released its newest listings for “Best Publication App” yesterday, with Focus at the top

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March 2011

Stellar Apps: A “How-To” Guide

It’s no secret that tablets are hot. But with over 40,000 iPad apps, how do you get yours to stand out? Here's our guide, featured in InPublishing Magazine

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January 2011

CES, Tablets a-go-go

Overwhelmed by the number of announcements at CES? Here’s the PressRun Guide to the show

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January 2011

The Amazonian Android

The news that Amazon is planning to launch its own Android App Store seems almost innocuous at first, but it’s something we’ve been expecting for a while

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January 2011

College Football, iPad style (rated #1 with 5 stars)

We recently worked with Advance Internet to produce a season review special edition magazine for the iPad, using PressRun. Initial reviews are great!

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2010

December 2010

Less vanity, more thought to your readership

Virgina Heffernan of the New York Times, writes an interesting piece about Vanity Fair on the iPad. Our assessment.

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December 2010

Focus magazine, new and noteworthy

We're delighted that Focus magazine has been featured front and center on the App store homepage in the 'New &* Noteworthy' section.

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December 2010

Getting Independent on the iPad

We keep saying to everyone that we meet that it's not just about getting the development right when take an app of any kind to market.

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November 2010

BBC ‘hands on’ guide

The BBC Focus team have produced a YouTube overview guide walking through the Focus Magazine app. You can see the magazine in use and the controls and features that make the magazine truly interactive.

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November 2010

What’s the right way to orientate yourself?

There are many implications involved in providing both orientations for iPad applications. This post talks about the benefits and weaknesses of each approach.

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November 2010

Welcome to the PressRun Blog

This is our first post to the PressRun blog. We have lots to share as we work in the rapidly evolving digital publishing business.

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November 2010

Hot off the PressRun, weekly

Get the latest from the world of tablets and publishing in a weekly round-up, direct to your inbox.

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