Next Issue Coming on Windows 8 Devices
Next Issue Media, which provides unlimited access to digital magazine content in the U.S., has announced the availability of its app and subscriptions across Windows 8 devices.
For the first time, using a single account, Next Issue subscribers can access magazines not only from their choice of iPad or Android tablet, but also from a wide variety of Windows 8 devices. A Next Issue account may be shared with up to five devices in the same household.
“We’re excited to bring our unlimited access plans and the convenience of the Next Issue app to Windows 8 devices,” said Morgan Guenther, CEO of Next Issue Media. “With Windows 8, we’re able to offer an outstanding user experience including pinning, multi-tasking with snap view, and more.”
In addition to supporting the new Windows user interface, the company says, Next Issue is harnessing the power of the platform.
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Users can pin their favorite titles to the Start screen for easy access. Once in the app, they will experience a spacious new library layout, which also features recent back issues.
Users will receive notifications when new issues are available and can take advantage of multi-tasking with snap view. Live tiles with rotating covers of the latest issues will be coming soon.
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Windows 8 Devices
Next Issue for Windows 8 is available free for 30 days, offering a choice of Unlimited Basic or Unlimited Premium plans. The Unlimited Basic plan includes access to all monthly and bi-weekly titles for $9.99 per month while the Unlimited Premium plan offers access to all 82 titles in the catalog, including the weekly titles, for $14.99 per month.
Announced today, March 6, Next Issue for Windows 8 is available now in the United States. Users can download the app from the Windows Store for free.
Next Issue Media, the company behind Next Issue, is a joint venture formed by five leading U.S.-based publishers – Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, News Corp., and Time Inc.