Science Magazine Newton Surpasses 100,000 Downloads Just Four Months After Launch

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Science Magazine Newton Surpasses 100,000 Downloads Just Four Months After Launch

  • One year subscriptions are being offered for $9.99 - one-third of the regular price - to commemorate the 100,000 downloads milestone
  • A free download campaign is also being launched, limited to 10,000 copies of the premier issue

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newton Inc. Apps. announces that it has surpassed 100,000 downloads of its Magazine Newton app in just four months since its premier issue. Science Magazine Newton is available for download from the iTunes App Store in the Newsstand section.

To commemorate the achievement of over 100,000 downloads, Newton is offering a one year subscription to Science Magazine Newton for the iPad or iPhone - normally $29.99 - for just $9.99. The cost of each individual issue is $4.99, so this represents an up to 83% savings for a one year subscription.

Additionally, 10,000 copies of the $0.99 premier issue will be available for free for the duration of the campaign. (Note that there will be a fee for the issue after the campaign ends. Consult the app for current prices.)

Science Magazine Newton is a highly visual-centric monthly digital science magazine aimed at a broad range of readers from teen to adult. In just 4 months from its first issue on January 18th, 2013, the Science Magazine Newton app has been downloaded more than 100,000 times.

Keisuke Takamori, president of Newton Inc. Apps, said "We significantly updated the app this April. In the new version of the app, content loads in the background, allowing users to start reading immediately with no wait."

There are text-to-speech functions, and content is designed to be enjoyed, problem-free, on any iPad mini or iPhone. In addition to the interactive science articles, the latest science news from AFP Science News with photos is delivered about five times a day in real time.

About Newton and Newton Inc. Apps.

Newton is an international visual scientific journal produced with the co-operation of the world's leading scientists, created with the support of hundreds of thousands of readers for over 30 years. The Newton Inc. Apps. Japanese version, released in 2012, was chosen as that year's best app in the Newsstand category.

Newton Inc. Apps.
Mai Terayama, +81-3-5352-6051

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