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Anyone else suddenly have a Zinio app after the os install? I googled it and it is apparently a magazine reader, any good? Is it worth checking out?
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- 04-18-12, 09:12 PM #9
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- 04-18-12, 09:12 PM #10
Plus 1 for National Geographic, subscribed to that magazine, it's got interactive content too . Zinio is now included within the OS, if you already had Zinio prior to this update then you wouldn't have noticed anything.
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04-18-12, 09:22 PM #11
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- 04-18-12, 09:27 PM #13
By the way, I thought I'd just let everyone know that National Geographic is not the only interactive magazine Zinio offers, I believe there are several others.
Secondly, these magazines are pretty hefty, I know the national geographic ones are about 100 MB or so per magazine. 100 MB doesn't seem like a lot but once you get multiple issues of that, plus your other magazines etc you'll wonder where all your storage space went
- 04-19-12, 06:52 AM #15
I got the app when I heard offering $25 credit. So I figured hey I can finally get the mags I want lol..
They gave me the $25 via email. And had a promo if spent $10 or $20 (can't remember) you get a $5 credit. In total they gave me $30.
Got my cosmo mag (yes I'm a chick lol) and deciding what to do with the left over $10.
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- 04-19-12, 08:42 AM #16
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04-19-12, 09:03 AM #17
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free Esquire Magazine (and one for girly fashion stuff)
Well, mine came with two free magazines - Esquire and some girly fashion rag....
I have now learnt how to pinch and zoom on the Zinio app, as that girl looks great in a basque-corset thing..... (Esquire April 2012 - front cover & page 88)
The girly fashion rag is called Elle - and my ex found the article on jeans very interesting!
Will I buy magazines through Zinio? V unlikely....Passport (SQW100) unlocked - EE (UK) sim-only contract - BB10 OS Software Release 10.3.1.1779 - BB10 OS Version 10.3.1.2576
PlayBook 64Gb - 184.108.40.2067 (and another spare PB 64Gb for contingency)..... and a Doro PhoneEasy 622 on Vodafone UK PAYG for when I have to take the really strong back tablets that make your fingers numb or if the Passport/EE4G knacks up....
(btw Doro make great simple big-button handsets for seniors and those of us with reduced feeling in our fingertips.....)
- 04-19-12, 11:48 AM #18
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04-19-12, 12:21 PM #19
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I have been trying to figure out how to uninstall this. It showed up after downloading the new os and I really don't want it. I looked in "my world" in the apps, and it doesn't show up there for me to uninstall. Can someone show me how to remove this app from my playbook? Thanks so much
- 04-19-12, 02:35 PM #20
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04-19-12, 02:47 PM #21
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- 04-19-12, 05:10 PM #23
- 04-21-12, 10:11 PM #24
Zinio now and then
Yes, I found that it had installed with the update. Amazingly I had login info stowed away on roboform and it remembered mags from years ago. There were 30 or so pc mag issues, the first of which was their tablet pc edition from 2002! Strange here we are 10 years later using Zinio on a new generation tablet. Back then I was using a fujitsu Stylistic (winxp tab pc) slate and a p1610 convertible. Everyone had a different vision of what tablet computing would be like in the future. What is missing from All of these new generation "tablets" is a digitizer layer so we can get the natural pen on paper ability that we enjoyed back then. I love the pb, but it's the one thing I miss!