iMonitor Releases List of Best Consumer Publication & News-Related Apps for iPad

Posted on: November 26th, 2012
McPheters & Company announced today the iMonitor™ list of Best Consumer Publication & News-Related Apps for iPad. The Best Apps were identified in the company’s newly released The State of the App 2012.  iMonitor is the world’s leading source of information on media-related tablet apps, providing global tracking and detailed evaluation of over 9000 apps from nearly 8000 publications and news outlets.  iMonitor collects detailed information on every app in its database and provides App Ratings for design, functionality and use of rich media enhancements based on consistent evaluation of over 100 criteria.  Clients include media companies, ad agencies, and app developers in the US and abroad.According to company founder Rebecca McPheters, “The first five apps on the list are the only ones of the thousands we have evaluated to achieve perfect iMonitor App Ratings.  All of the apps on this list are outstanding – falling in the top fraction of 1% of all those tracked.  They are easy to navigate and appropriately leverage the iPad’s capabilities to both fully engage their users and to expand upon the service typically provided by more traditional media forms.” 

App Name Publisher Developer Country Type App Rating %ile
Martha Stewart Living Magazine for iPad Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.9%
Newsweek for iPad Newsweek, Inc. Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.9%
Phoenix Home & Garden Magazine Cities West Publishing Inc. Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.9%
Reader’s Digest Reader’s Digest Association Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.9%
Revista Época NEGÓCIOS Editora Globo SA Adobe Brazil Print Magazine 99.9%
Allure Magazine Condé Nast Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
Bloomberg Businessweek+ BLOOMBERG L.P. Bloomberg L.P. USA Print Magazine 99.4%
Bloomberg for iPad BLOOMBERG L.P. Bloomberg L.P. USA Other News App 99.4%
CHIP Hubert Burda Media Adobe Germany Print Magazine 99.4%
Condé Nast Traveler Condé Nast Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
EL PAÍS para iPad PRISA Unidentified Spain Newspaper 99.4%
FOOD & WINE American Express Publishing Corporation Woodwing USA Print Magazine 99.4%
FORTUNE Magazine Time Warner Woodwing USA Print Magazine 99.4%
Frankfurter Rundschau Mediengruppe M. DuMont Schauberg GmbH & Co. KG Woodwing Germany Newspaper 99.4%
Golf Digest Magazine Condé Nast Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
GQ Condé Nast Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
Herald Sun News Corp. Woodwing Australia Newspaper 99.4%
Houston Chronicle for iPad Hearst Unidentified USA Newspaper 99.4%
Intelligent Life The Economist Group Woodwing USA Digital Magazine 99.4%
Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger Mediengruppe M. DuMont Schauberg GmbH & Co. KG Adobe Germany Newspaper 99.4%
Le Monde.fr La Vie-Le Monde Le Monde Interactif France Companion 99.4%
MailOnline for iPad Daily Mail and General Trust Daily Mail UK Newspaper 99.4%
Martha Stewart Everyday Food Magazine Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
Men’s Health Mag Rodale Inc. Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
National Geographic Magazine-International National Geographic Society Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
Schweizer Illustrierte eMagazin Ringier AG Woodwing Switzerland Print Magazine 99.4%
The Age for iPad Fairfax Media Publications Unidentified Australia Newspaper 99.4%
The Courier-Mail/The Sunday Mail News Corp. News Digital Media Australia Newspaper 99.4%
The Daily News Corp. The Daily USA Newspaper 99.4%
The Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia Media Network, Inc. Unidentified USA Newspaper 99.4%
The SMH for iPad Fairfax Media Publications Unidentified Australia Newspaper 99.4%
Vanity Fair iPad Edition Condé Nast Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
WIRED Magazine Condé Nast Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%
WIRED Magazine (UK) Condé Nast Adobe UK Print Magazine 99.4%
Women’s Health Mag Rodale Inc. Adobe USA Print Magazine 99.4%

 

 

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