News Corps “The Daily” for Apple’s iPad : Details

In a leak somewhat reminiscent of a Microsoft launch event (i.e. What we are all waiting to hear leaks 5 minutes before the event!) details of News Corp’s “The Daily” digital newspaper for the iPad have been outed by Gizmodo – who ironically were not invited to the event!

The list of features sounds pretty good, if News Corp can keep the quality up…

  • Over 100 pages of original news, life, entertainment, opinion and sports -
  • every single day of the year
  • Original video content
  • A selection of articles read aloud
  • 360 degree photos you can explore by swiping
  • Immersive photography
  • Interactive charts, info-graphics and clickable ‘hot spots’
  • The option to save articles to read later
  • Web-friendly versions of articles you can share via Twitter, Facebook and email
  • In-app comments – including audio comments
  • Your local weather
  • Your favorite sports teams’ scores, news and feeds
  • Crossword and Sudoku puzzles

More details over at Gizmodo and at the upcoming live event we have already linked to.

What do you think? Will you be subscribing to this on your iPad? Let us know in the comments…

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Stephen NorthcottNews Corps “The Daily” for Apple’s iPad : Details