The upcoming Amazon tablet will support digital versions of magazines from several prominent publishers, a new report claims.
Citing "industry sources," All Things Digital is reporting today that when Amazon shows off its tablet tomorrow, it will also announce a partnership with Conde Nast, Hearst, and Meredith that will see those companies bring digital versions of their magazines to the device. However, Time Warner-owned Time magazine will not be supported on the device, AllThingsD claims.
Amazon is expected to unveil its new tablet at a press event in New York tomorrow. The latest rumors suggest the slate will come with a 7-inch display and run Google's Android operating system. A bigger version of the tablet, also running Android, is expected to be unveiled early next year.
Magazine publishers have viewed tablets as the next big frontier for their businesses, and a host of publishers, including News Corp., Time Warner, and others, have brought their content to Apple's iPad in the hopes of capitalizing on that device's growing user base.… Read more