Zinio is the premier magazine application on Android, there is no doubt about it; but if you’re anything like I was a while ago, you haven’t had the chance to actually sit down and give it a spin. Here’s a look at what Zinio has to offer and why we think you’re going to love it (if you haven’t already tried it!).
Firing up Zinio for the first time, you may be worried about a lengthy sign-up process but we’re happy to say that Zinio has streamlined the process to a few simple bits of information. You will need to provide nothing obtrusive, just your email adress, name and create a password. Obviously, if you choose to make any purchases, you will have to divulge more information.
After you have created your account, or logged in with your existing credentials, you’ll be greeted with the welcome screen that looks something like:
Zinio is optimized for both Android phones and tablets and while it is excellent to be able to use on a smaller display such as an Android phone, the application really shines on tablets. There is something immensely enjoyable about perusing the latest issue of Guitar Player from the convenience of an Android tab.