November 8, 2011 in iAnnouncements (E)
[prMac.com] Los Angeles, California - GrindMedia a division of Source Interlink Media, along with PixelMags Inc., announced the Bike Magazine and Powder Magazine digital editions for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch are now available in Newsstand, a key feature of iOS 5.
Newsstand is an exciting new feature that allows consumers to find digital newspaper and magazine products in one dedicated place on the App Store, and organize them in one easy-to-organize bookshelf. Users who are subscribed to Bike Magazine or Powder Magazine will receive new issues automatically on their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. Latest issues and most recent cover art will simply appear in Newsstand.
"PixelMags and Newsstand provide us a robust way to connect our storied brands to millions of fans globally," said Greg Morrow, GrindMedia's VP of Digital Media. "We have been able to create an enriched media experience with simple powerful tools and rapidly deploy our titles using Newsstand and the App Store."
Ryan Marquis, Founder and COO of PixelMags Inc. said, "It is a great time to be a writer, a publisher and a reader. With more and more magazines going digital, we now have the ability to reach a much larger audience than ever before; and with Newsstand, GrindMedia will be able to reach their readers directly."
GrindMedia is a world leader in action and adventure sports media in the United States with print magazines such as Surfer, Powder and Bike as well as digital properties like GrindTV and Newschoolers.
PixelMags has been developing iOS apps for three years, successfully delivering the content that publishers have created. Through the services that PixelMags offers, publishers can have the capability to reach the over 250 million iOS users through Newsstand.
Download GrindMedia titles from Newsstand in iOS 5, from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Source Interlink Media's GrindMedia is home to renowned action and adventure sports magazine brands Surfer, Surfing, Snowboarder, Skateboarder, Powder, Bike, Canoe & Kayak, SUP-Standup Paddler, Dirt Rider, ATV Rider, and Paved. Along with our standalone websites, including GrindTV.com, Newschoolers and Motocross.com, GrindMedia is the leading provider of print and online action sports and entertainment content in the United States. Delivering significant reach across both action sports enthusiast and various in-market consumer audiences, GrindMedia produces more than 20 leading events and webcasts such as Surfer Poll Awards, Powder Video Awards, Nike 6.0 Lowers Pro, EnduroCross and International Surfing Day. GrindMedia is also the exclusive action and adventure sports content provider for Yahoo! Sports. To learn more, visit www.grindmedia.com.
About Source Interlink Media:
Source Interlink Media, LLC., a subsidiary of Source Interlink Companies, Inc. is the premier source of special interest media in the United States. With more than 70 targeted publications, 90 websites, 800 branded products, 65 events, and TV and radio programs, SIM is the largest provider of content to enthusiast communities interested in automotive, action sports, marine and other niche activities. The division's strategy is to wholly focus on targeted audiences by leveraging and expanding upon its core market-leading brands through a multiplatform media approach.
PixelMags Inc. is one of the worlds fastest growing digital content distribution companies that is transforming the future of digital publishing by changing how publishers distribute interactive branded content. PixelMags reaches millions of digital readers daily, in over 33 different languages, and represents such publishers as Hearst UK, Crain Communications Inc., Imagine Publishing, Dennis Publishing and more. PixelMags is a privately held company, with offices located in Los Angeles, London, New Zealand and Australia. Copyright (C) 2011 PixelMags Inc. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.