If Popular Science's iPad subscription trends are any sign, the introduction of Apple's (AAPL)...

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

If Popular Science's iPad subscription trends are any sign, the introduction of Apple's (AAPL) Newsstand feature is proving a boon for publishers: subscriptions spiked soon after Newsstand was rolled out, and have continued growing at an elevated pace since then. The New York Times (NYT), News Corp. (NWS, NWSA), and many others are banking on tablet subscriptions to offset declining print sales.