Wired magazine released it’s newest addition designed specifically for the iPad. It met my expectation in the sense of how it blended the magazine experience and the abilities of the iPad.
The last few years have taken a serious toll on many industries and companies, so it is nice to see things start to improve over wider segments of the economy.
These are my opinions and view of the changing landscape and how we are using Internet-based communications in place of printing options.
Semper's Quarterly Printing Industry Survey found that the last quarter of 2009 was a bit better than the three previous quarters in a number of ways. However, the number of companies that have closed or merged has become alarming.
The big question still remains, “Will this hurt or help Print Media?” There is a lot of speculation, but it seems clear that with the iPad and Apple's new iBookstore we will see an explosion of book content shared via the Internet and not print.
I have been receiving a mixture of electronic holiday cards and printed cards and it has left me thinking, What factors determine which type of card I receive? Perhaps our industry should create and market the protocol.