Exact Editions Blog

For Librarians & Publishers


Page 62 of 222

Five New Titles!

Exact Editions are delighted to welcome five new titles to our webstore and the Apple Newsstand, all from Progressive Media Group: New StatesmanWorld of Fine WineSpear’sFX and Blueprint.


All apps incorporate the usual Exact Editions features such as in-depth text search, social media sharing and of course the ByPlace™technology.

Head over to the App Store now!


Keep Reading

Magazines need to do some permissionless innovating

Steve Cheney has produced a fascinating essay On the Future of Apple and Google. You need to read it, but the gist of his argument is that the iOS and the Android operating systems are now the only games in town and they are pitched in a deep but asymmetric struggle. Google through Android will be powering most of the clever devices that will now be running our lives (fridges, cars, thermostats), but Apple has a deep axis of … Keep Reading

Resolution Independence is good for magazine apps that look like magazines

Apple made a very clever step change when they announced their new iPhones, the 6 and the 6 Plus. Nobody guessed the screen resolution and the pixel count correctly — though nobody was surprised by the 4.7 and 5.5-inch dimensions of the screens. The reason nobody guessed? Apple introduced a level of abstraction: there is no longer a straightforward equivalence between the pixels that the iOS software manipulates in an image and the pixels which the devices display. Apple introduced … Keep Reading

Magazines and Apple’s Privacy Policy

Apple updated their Privacy Policy yesterday, it is a big revision. So important that Tim Cook posted a clear summary of their position, which anybody in the digital magazine or digital publishing business needs to digest and understand.

A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re the product. But at Apple, we believe a great customer experience shouldn’t come at the expense of your privacy.

Keep Reading

Minding our ABC

“The Audit Bureau of Circulations (UK) or ABC was founded in 1931….. to provide an independent verification of circulation/data figures to facilitate the buying and selling of advertising space within UK national newspapers.” (Wikipedia).

The ABC expanded rapidly to add magazines to its audits and for 70+ years served the publishers and advertisers who supported it with a steady and generally reliable service. Since the emergence of the web and digital publishing it seems to have lost its … Keep Reading

Page 62 of 222

Powered by

%d bloggers like this: