For those in the NYC area, staying on top of Hurricane Irene-related developments on an iDevice just became a little easier as the two major NYC newspapers, the New York Times and Long Island’s Newsday, have dropped their paywalls for Irene-related news.
In the case of the NYT, it means readers without subscriptions will still be able to access content tweeted from the NYT’s new @NYTLive Twitter feed, an ephemeral feed that looks like it might be used for links to urgent breaking news, online and on the iPad and iPhone.
Newsday.com‘s approach is to make all Irene-related content free through their website and iOS app, which works on both iOS platforms.
Also of note is that Zinio is making available several issues in their catalog free to read here.
When he was eight, Eli Milchman came home from frolicking in the Veld one day and was given an Atari 400. Since then, his fascination with technology has made him an intrepid early adopter of whatever charming new contraption crosses his path — which explains why he's Cult of Mac's test editor-at-large. He calls San Francisco home, where he works as a journalist and photographer. Eli has contributed to the pages of Wired.com and BIKE Magazine, among others. Hang with him on Twitter.