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feb 16
2010

Wired Goes Digital

Sweet: The Wired iPad App: A Video Demonstration. --MM

10 comments

The most interesting thing about this is at the very end, where it drops the ADOBE logo in there and credits them for the innovation.

So, whoa, wha? Flash?

posted by Rex at 2:14 PM on February 16, 2010

Adobe could have just helped with an inDesign system to export the files in part.

posted by Nate at 2:26 PM on February 16, 2010

That doesn't really warrant credit, does it? That's a pdf!

posted by Rex at 2:31 PM on February 16, 2010

my guess is it's not an ipad

posted by gabriel at 2:35 PM on February 16, 2010

I agree with Gabriel - it's another device.

posted by ryan at 3:00 PM on February 16, 2010

Oh hmmmm... I guess that's possible. Weird, but possible.

I know that Wired is working on an iPad app, so I assumed this was it.... now I'm not sure.

posted by Rex at 3:03 PM on February 16, 2010

Alright, here's the answer: both yes and no.

posted by Rex at 3:06 PM on February 16, 2010

I can't wait for the 360 product view to be the next Photoshop Lens Flare filter, but really where are the live data feeds implemented into those "oh-so-pretty" infographics? Now that would be interesting.

posted by taulpaul at 3:36 PM on February 16, 2010

welll... i'd say it's more 'no' than yes... for now at least.

will it be possible for esquire to compile an ipad (iphone) app from their flash IDE that functions just like that and allows you to download new monthly mags? theoretically yes, but i just got the CS5 prerelease so i'll let you know more when i get a chance to try it.

i'm most interested to see just what the limitations of translating AS3 to Objective C are, and how they can leverage certain things like OpenGL.

posted by gabriel at 5:02 PM on February 16, 2010

Update: The title of the article has now been changed to : "The Wired Tablet App: A Video Demonstration"

posted by Marina at 6:53 PM on February 16, 2010




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