AOL will be delivering a daily briefing to users of the iPad and unlocked iphone 4 starting next week. They are looking to create a personalized magazine that is tuned for each of the specific users of the iPad through the release of their upcoming service titled AOL Editions. The company also released the video earlier in the day that details exactly how their new service will be working. The newest magazine will bring stories from a variety of different sources including BusinessWeek, CNNMoney, Forbes, TechCrunch and Wired.
There are going to be many different editions of this magazine released to users. Each of the editions will include 30 to 50 stories from different publications around the Internet, and will be accessible by opening the AOL Editions application for your iPad. Each of the stories will be tailored to things that you are interested in that AOL is able to determine from your history in the device. This is not a new idea, but will definitely be something that could potentially really take off. AOL has been looking for ways for themselves to expand their business following the fact that their ISP business fell off with the falling off a 50 6K dial-up.
It will be interesting to see how quickly this new online magazine is able to catch on with iPad users as of right now the application will only be available to iPad and iphone 4 unlocked users, but could become available to more in the very near future with other smart devices and tablet computers the idea of delivering tailor-made content is something that has been out there for a long time, but the embrace of it from AOL will be able to expand the way that it is viewed among users. The ability to have tailor-made, custom content delivered to you in an iPad magazine format will be something that will draw in many users for some time to come.