Loaded: A new way to read magazines on a tablet
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

Loaded: A new way to read magazines on a tablet

2:52 /

Grooveshark is in trouble, Marvel puts a new spin on digital comics, and Next Issue is a new way to get your magazine fix on your tablet.

It's Wednesday, April 4, 2012. I'm Bridget Carey on CNET.com and it's time to get loaded. Yahoo announced it will lay up...2,000 of it's employees in a statement, Yahoo said it's restructuring...is to make the company (nimbler?) and more profitable. The lay ups reportedly will save yahoo about $375 Million in annual cost. The troubled media company currently employees about 14,000 people around the world. Tablet owners can now get unlimited access to many leading US magazines for just one monthly price. It's called Next Issue and the services like Netflix for magazines for $10 a month the tablet app provides access to 27 monthly titles such as Money, Vanity Fair and Popular Mechanics. For $15 a month it adds weekly titles like Time, People, Sports Illustrated and Entertainment Weekly. Currently it's only available for Android Tablets but in iPod version is coming soon. The online music service Grooveshark has lost the rights just (??) music from EMI one of the top 4 record companies. EMI was the only major music label to work with Grooveshark and with no big music label contract Grooveshark future is (merking?). In a statement Grooveshark said the cost to stream EMI's music was unsustainable. More than 1 million users downloaded the Android Version of the Instagram app in less than 24 hours after it's release. The free photo sharing and editing app has been popular in Apple's iTune store since it launch in 2010 it was even named Apple's iPhone app of the year in 2011. Instagram let users put color filters and retro affects on photos and then share them on the Instagram network or on other social media sites. Unlimited data just isn't what it use to be. Now the no contract MetroPCS is throttling data speeds for customers. The top unlimited plan for MetroPCS has jumped to $70 a month and it's unlimited everything. Video, Music and no slowing down the speed. But with the $60 a month plan users only get (forgie?) speeds for the first 5 gigs of data use. After that speeds drop dramatically to 3G or slower. Marvel Superheros are going to a digital mutation. Marvel has introduce a new way to present comic (??) on a tablet like (passing?) before showing texture, painting the camera through an action shot. It's called infinite comics and you can catch the first instance of this a Avengers versus X-Men number 1 in the Marvel Comics app. There's also a new Marvel AR App that let's readers use there phone with the printed edition to pull up bonus animation that brings the pages to life. Those are your headlines for today. I'm Bridget Carey for CNET.com and you just been loaded.

New releases

Amazon Fire Phone charts new t...
3:50 July 22, 2014
3D-like visuals and a clever scanning app heat up the Fire Phone, though Android lovers may be lukewarm.
Play video
Inside Scoop: Mixed results for...
3:25 July 22, 2014
Despite lukewarm sales figures, Apple posted a profit for its third quarter. CNET Senior Writer Shara Tibken...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 022: Nvidia's Shield...
24:28 July 22, 2014
Today, we're talking about whether or not Nvidia's new Shield tablet has a chance in such a competitive space,...
Play video
Use Airplane mode to charge your...
1:55 July 22, 2014
Is it a fact or fiction that enabling Airplane mode on your device will result in a faster charge? CNET's...
Play video
Nvidia unveils Shield Tablet for...
2:55 July 22, 2014
Mobile gaming continues to evolve with Nvidia's latest gaming tablet, Netflix tests a privacy mode, and the...
Play video
LG Optimus L70 serves up 4G and...
1:29 July 22, 2014
Available on prepaid carrier MetroPCS, the Optimus L70 features a dual-core processor, a 4.5-inch screen,...
Play video
The 404 1,529: Where we can't help...
40:22 July 22, 2014
A promotional tweet with #twitterpurge shows why we can't have nice things, Sony brings back the Walkman in...
Play video
A waterproof phone that doesn't...
3:26 July 21, 2014
The $149.99 Kyocera Hydro Icon is waterproof, but inconsistent call quality holds it back.
Play video
 

Video discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre