Last week, on 1 September to be exact, Apple announced great news for news app developers. Start 2022, Apple is going to allow news apps to direct their readers to external websites for subscription management via an in-app link.
10 years ago, on January 27, 2010, the now deceased Apple founder, Steve Jobs, unveiled the 1st generation of the iPad. At Visiolink we would like to pay homage to an invention that would go on to change the way we consume journalism.
Most successful businesses rely on some form of data to help them make decisions. And the same goes for the media industry. The majority of media houses have a fairly good understanding of their readers’ preferences, but wouldn't it be better if the data was there to support it?
There are things you give a lot of attention and make a real fuss about and then there are things that are silently implemented without any notice. But does that make the one more important than the other? Not at all. Our new 'Fallback'-solution falls under the latter, and it's an upgrade that will definitely benefit your readers.
Kantar TNS (formerly TNS Gallup), who's responsible of collecting the readership figures and digital traffic for the Norwegian media companies, are going to make some technological changes that may affect your Visiolink solution.
Approximately once a year, Apple and Google release a new version of iOS and Android. Although some upgrades are more comprehensive than others, they all inevitably affect our customers' ePaper and eMagazine solutions to some extent.
By September 1 we'll launch a new feature called “Related Content”, which makes you able to push editorial supplements and ad inserts. It’s a great way to utilize your content and take advertising to new heights.
3 great advantages in upcoming launch of iOS News Modules
We’ll be releasing the new iOS app – iOS News Modules – September 1, and it’s a total remake of the existing iOS app. iOS News Modules offers you several clear advantages when presenting your editorial content.
Last fall, we announced the prototype of a new phone optimized ePaper solution, called Mobile Edition. The basic concept is to extract articles from the newspaper and present them easily accessible on the front screen of the app. In a few seconds the readers should be able to get a comprehensive overview of today’s paper, and identify interesting stories.
The turn of a year is the obvious time for reflecting on the year that passed. We certainly had some great times in 2016. We went around Europe, trying to unlock the secrets of readers across the continent. An effort that morphed into two benchmark reports.
Delivering an ePaper might seem easy. Upload PDF, serve PDF to readers, done. While that might essentially be true, delivering a high-end reading experience isn’t as simple. We’re constantly battling a classic dilemma: Speed vs. quality.
Recently smartphone usage has risen to 20% among European ePaper readers. More and more people recognize the value in having the newspaper at their fingertips. Larger screens and more power have turned the phone into the preferred device for a vast amount of users. And the trend is powering on.