Los Angeles – Moving further into the digital age, Playboy said yesterday it was putting 57 years of its magazine online.
The web-based subscription service i.Playboy.com, is optimised for the iPad, gives users the opportunity to read, search and explore every issue of Playboy magazine ever published.
With more than 130 000 pages in total, iPlayboy will house every pictorial, interview, centrefold, investigative reporting piece, story, advertisement and image that ever appeared in Playboy, ranging from the current issue all the way back to the inaugural 1953 issue.
In June, the site will also feature exclusive videos and curated content recommendations from a panel of individuals in the areas of art, design, fashion, media and technology to be collectively known as the Playboy Commission.
The subscription to iPlayboy is $8 (about R55) a month or $60 per year.