Hearst will release iPad versions of magazines before print

Hearst on Thursday posted 20 of its magazines on Apple’s Newsstand and said the iPad versions of the magazines would be available before they are released in print.

A note on the App Store on the Hearst page reads: “Subscribe to these Newsstand magazines and read them on your iPad before they appear in print or any other digital edition.”

Magazines available in Newsstand include Cosmopolitan, Food Network Magazine, Car & Driver, Popular Mechanics, Road & Track, Esquire and Good Housekeeping, among others.