Media app updates: Next Issue fixes bugs, adds National Geographic titles to portfolio
Hearst adds more sharing options to Food Network Magazine, while USA Today fixes bugs in iPad app edition
The digital newsstand Next Issue has updated its iOS app this morning. The update follows the addition magazines from National Geographic and now total over 140 titles.
National Geographic, National Geographic Traveler, National Geographic Kids and National Geographic Little Kids were added to portfolio of magazines being offered online and through the apps. Unlimited Basic continues to be priced at $9.99 per month and now offers access to 127 monthly and bi-weekly titles, while Unlimited Premium is still $14.99 and offers access to all the Next Issue titles. Each time the magazine subscription service adds titles the name of the app also changes. It is now officially called Next Issue – unlimited access to more than 140 magazines
Other media app updates include USA Today, which has made some minor additions and bug fixes to its USA Today for iPad app.
Hearst Magazines has updated Food Network Magazine US adding progress downloading so readers do not have to wait for the download to finish before being able to start reading their issue. Hearst also added more sharing options, allowing for sharing through Pinterest, Flickr and iMessage.
There was also a minor bug fix update for Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine, which brings the app update to version 2.3.4 and fixed some bugs.