The print media is slowly dying and their only hope is to move to the digital world, while still maintaining their revenues. To achieve this, they’ve been hoping creating a digital version of their newspapers for tablets will be what will save them.
Early indications don’t seem to point to that, but perhaps if they keep trying they will get the digital newspaper formula right. Wired Magazine has been one of the the innovators in this area and continues to improve on this formula, and they’ve just launched their own app on Android.
The app is dynamic, colorful and has many animations, but it remains to be seen how well it will sell, considering many people today simply go to blogs when they want to read the latest news, and not so much to traditional newspapers. Here’s a demo video of the Wired app: