Originally Posted by Sonist
I'd actually get subscriptions to magazines, but not on the iPad. I would want PDFs, which I can keep in my library (which is what I do with Scientific American, which offers PDFs, for instance).
The iPad unfortunately is a proprietary format, which cannot be transferred later, when one changes platforms. The same is with iBooks purchases, I suppose.
I would't want to save them anyway. Each issue would get deleted as soon as I read it, just like print magazines go right in the recycling bin.