The Daily iPad App: Digital Newspaper Features

Today we had an email about ‘The Daily’ iPad app that is now available and we would like to mention a few details covering the digital newspaper features and more.

You have read all the speculations about the new application over the last few weeks and we would like to give you all the good details covering features and a few Q&A courtesy of ‘The Daily’, first of all this app has been specifically created for the iPad and will be updated 365 days a year.

The first digital daily news publication built from scratch for the iPad and features: Original content every single day of the year, 360-degree photos you can explore by swiping, Original videos, Interactive charts, info-graphics and clickable hot spots, plus Immersive photography, The option to save articles to read later, Your favourite sports teams’ scores, news and photos.

The app also includes Web-friendly versions of articles you can share via Twitter, Facebook and e-mail, Your local weather, Crossword and sudoku puzzles every day plus In-app commenting including audio comments.

The Daily is available through Apple’s iTunes subscription service and via the iPad App Store for $0.99 a week or $39.99 a year.

Some Questions Put Forward to ‘The Daily’ —

How do I download the latest issue every day?

Just open The Daily app on your iPad when it’s connected to the Internet via WiFi or 3G. The latest issue will start downloading automatically. You can begin reading almost immediately. No need to wait for the whole issue to download; it will continue in the background as you read.

How much does it cost?

The Daily is absolutely free for 2 weeks. Then it’s just 99 cents a week or $39.99 a year. If you’re interested in the math, that’s around 14 cents or 11 cents a day, respectively – far less than any traditional newspaper that we’ve seen. And every day’s issue has the amount of content you might expect from a monthly magazine, many of which cost $2.99-$5.99 for a single issue. The Daily is currently available exclusively on the App Store. If you already have an iTunes account you don’t even need to pull out your credit card.

Please visit iTunes and download ‘The Daily’ iPad app right now, if you scroll down a little you can watch the YouTube video of the app on the iPad in motion and full glory. We would also recommend you reading the full press release as well.

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