The new BMJ tablet app provides the weekly BMJ print journal's selection of research, comment, and education, specifically designed for offline tablet reading. It is FREE to all current BMJ institutional and personal subscribers and BMA members and is available via your Safari browser at bmj.com/tablet (currently only accessible to iPad users). Users are advised to save to their iPad Home Screen whilst in the library for the best user experience.
1. Why have you launched the BMJ tablet app?
We want to expand where and how BMJ content is available to our users. The BMJ tablet app delivers a high-quality, offline, digital, mobile reading experience of the weekly BMJ for all subscribers who have an iPad.
2. Who has free access to the BMJ tablet app?
The BMJ tablet app is free to all current BMJ subscribers whether you are from an institution or you are a personal subscriber. Personal subscribers, when prompted, should sign in with their bmj.com username and password to access the BMJ tablet app.
If you are not a BMJ subscriber you can subscribe here http://www.bmj.com/subscribe. Alternatively, we provide the BMJ iPad app via the iTunes app store - see the BMJ iPad app page for more information.
3. Which tablet devices is the BMJ tablet app available on?
iPad, as the current most popular tablet device, is our chosen target device at launch. Availability on other 10" Android tablets will be announced shortly. Please check this page and bmj.com/tablet, periodically for updates on availability.
4. How is content from the BMJ tablet app made available for offline reading?
Users are able to download two issues available for offline reading. Users will be prompted to choose issues available for offline use on viewing each issue. The offline status (Downloading Content/ Issue Available Offline) is shown in the top navigation bar.
5. What is the difference between the BMJ tablet app and BMJ iPad app available via the iTunes app store?
The BMJ tablet app includes all key content from the weekly print issue, with one issue available for offline reading and is free to subscribers. It is available through the Safari browser on supported tablet devices.
The BMJ iPad app contains the same article content but also includes news, blogs, podcasts and video feeds and all downloaded issues are available for offline reading. It is available via the iTunes store as a free download with a sample issue. Optional one month auto-renew subscriptions are available for £9.99 or in-app purchases of back issues for £2.99. The BMJ iPad app is free for BMA members. Please visit the BMJ on the app store or read our FAQs at bmj.com/ipad.
6. How can I give my feedback?
If you have any questions or feedback please email firstname.lastname@example.org
7. How can I find out more?
Read the editorial published to mark the launch of the tablet app.
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