Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 18:52 UTC
In the News News Corp. has just announced its iPad-only newspaper The Daily will be closed down. What do you know, a platform-specific publication fails in the internet era. I totally did not see this coming at all. Times are changing, people. Platform-specific is so 2007.
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Almost completely wrong
by jared_wilkes on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 19:37 UTC
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2011-04-25

It's been on Android for a while now, and the failure is certainly not due to it being iOS-only (if it were, but it's not).

http://learn.thedaily.com/android/

Edited 2012-12-03 19:38 UTC

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RE: Almost completely wrong
by WorknMan on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 19:47 in reply to "Almost completely wrong"
WorknMan Member since:
2005-11-13

According to that link, it was only on the Galaxy Tab. Not exactly the same thing ;)

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jared_wilkes Member since:
2011-04-25

Android fragmentation doesn't negate the fact that they've been trying to support Android for a year, or that an initial focus on iOS isn't responsible for their demise, or that Thom was wrong.

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RE: Almost completely wrong
by smashIt on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 19:50 in reply to "Almost completely wrong"
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2005-07-06

and the failure is certainly not due to it being iOS-only (if it were, but it's not).


no, but it seems 40$/year for some Rupert Murdoch garbage was reason enough

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