Big Issue Sellers Go Full Contactless

The nation's Big Issue sellers will no longer accept you doing a sad face and turning your pockets inside out to indicate a lack of cash as an excuse for not caring enough, as the fleet of magazine operatives are all being sorted out with discounted contactless readers to make paying for a copy a simpler and more modern experience. Read More >>

Man Sues Parents for Binning Huge Porn Collection

A 40-year-old US man is taking his parents to court, after discovering that they threw away his treasured pornography collection during a house move. Read More >>

Apple Just Bought a ‘Netflix for Magazines’ App and Whoa, What Year Is It?

Apple exec Eddy Cue took the stage at SXSW in Austin on Monday to talk about Apple’s latest moves into content. The biggest news of the day is that Apple has agreed to purchase the all-you-can-read magazine subscription app Texture. Cue also talked about Apple’s plans for TV shows and answered questions about purchasing Netflix. Read More >>

Explore 130 Years of National Geographic Covers in Just Two Minutes

One of the last magazines that’s still worth reading in print form, National Geographic has featured some fascinating stories over the years, but most of us likely pore over each issue to marvel at the photography. First published way back in 1888, the magazine celebrates its 130th birthday in 2018 and is kicking off the festivities with this fantastic timelapse of all its past covers. Read More >>

1990s SNES Magazine Makes a Comeback

One of the UK's most beloved games magazines, second only to Sega Saturn Magazine of course, is about to return. Sort of. In a promotional capacity. It's 1990s Nintendo enthusiast favourite Super Play, and publisher Future is making a special one-off edition to get people excited about and/or advertise the existence of the SNES Classic Mini. Read More >>

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Prime Reading Promises Thousands of Books and Comics for Amazon High Rollers

People who willingly pay the Amazon Tax have another thing to be happy about today, with the UK division of the sales giant launching its Prime Reading offering. Read More >>

Vodafone Adds All-you-can-read App Readly to Subscribers

The UK bit of mobile phone network Vodafone has done a deal with magazine aggregator app Readly, and is now offering the service to all of its contract and pay monthly customers -- with a one-month free trial on offer to help convince people that reloading Reddit is not the only thing to do on a phone. Read More >>

Playboy’s First Nudity-Free Issue Targets Teens With a Snapchat Selfie

This is Sarah McDaniel, a 20-year-old Instagram celebrity. She’s on the cover of the newly nudity-free Playboy magazine, striking a very millennial pose. Notice anything odd about her eyes, though? Read More >>

Seven Tech Stories From the New Yorker That You Can Now Read for Free

The New Yorker debuted a breezy redesign of its website today, part of a larger overhaul of print and digital offerings that the publication has been rolling out over the last six months. But perhaps even more exciting is the fact that the magazine's archives dating back to 2007 will be free for the rest of the summer. Read More >>

Hackers Can Use the Labels on Your Snail Mail to Mess You Up Online

Think hacking starts and ends online? Think again. Forbes took a look at the damage an identity thief can do using just the address label on the magazines you subscribe to, and the answer ain't pretty. Read More >>

Which Magazines Do You Still Subscribe To?

The internet has all but replaced traditional print media as many people's primary news source, with newspapers and magazines across the country either scrambling to adapt or risk being crushed by the wheels of technological advancement. Read More >>

This Kiosk Prints Magazines and Newspapers As They’re Purchased

Many people are claiming that these new Meganews Magazines autonomous newstands could save the print industry. That's maybe a bit optimistic, but at the least they'll help reduce the mountains of wasted paper from unsold magazines since the over sized vending machine only prints publications when they're ordered, in just two minutes. Read More >>

Loaded Publisher: Put Crap Food in Modesty Bags to Protect Kids

The publisher of Loaded magazine, one of the lads' mags threatened with the boot by supermarket chain Co-op, has come up with a superb response to the suggestion magazines be censored to protect our children; take it one step further and hide sweets, crisps, cakes and chocolate from them inside blank wrappers as well. Makes sense. Read More >>

Yahoo Internet Life Magazine Is an Awesome Relic of the Dot Com Era

Yahoo yesterday announced that it's bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion to communicate to millennials that it's cool, hip, relevant, and that it understands what GIFs are. But back in the early ages of the dot com-era, the company said precisely that through a monthly publication called Yahoo Internet Life Magazine. Read More >>

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Dezeen’s Got One of the First Print-on-Demand Magazines

Dezeen, one of our favourite go-to design and architecture sites, has created the first print-on-demand magazine, in conjunction with Blurb, all about 3D printing. It's advert-free too, which makes a nice change, so if you're at all interested in 3D printing and design, it might be worth a gander. [Dezeen's Print Shift] Read More >>