“Next Issue Media, the ‘Hulu for Magazines’ joint venture, plans to have its digital storefront open early next year. But you won’t be able to shop there if you’ve got an iPad,” Peter Kafka reports for AllThingsD.
“Next Issue’s initial incarnation will only work for devices running Google’s Android software, CEO Morgan Guenther tells me,” Kafka reports.
“It’s not a technical issue, Guenther says, because ‘we’re ready to support Apple as well,’ and he says he’s confident that will happen,” Kafka reports. “But ‘Android is a very important tablet platform, and a very important platform for smartphones.'”
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MacDailyNews Take: Google doesn’t even have a version of Android that they recommend using for tablets. If this guy keeps babbling, his “confidence” is supporting Apple may soon wane as he confronts the reality that Steve Jobs doesn’t much like working with big-mouthed loose cannons.