Life magazine may have folded for good three years ago, but its parent company, Time Inc., has continued to crank out photo books and themed issues using its photo archive as material. And now a Life publication is available to readers via the latest publishing technology: the iPad.
Life Wonders of the World is the digital version of the new photo book in the Life series. It includes over 100 photos, most of them scenics and landscapes. It sells for $5 on the Apple iTunes store (while the book costs $30 in bookstores).
A review posted of the iPad app, posted on iLounge, complains that the photos only appear in horizontal mode: Turning the iPad does not reorient the image. Instead a big black screen with the words, “Turn to Read Wonders of the World” appear.
That problem aside, Min, the trade magazine for publishing and PR, notes that “the sharp and luminous nature of the iPad display” makes it a natural fit for photo-heavy publications and “Life’s trove of images.”
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