Fairfax Media the Skim app, allowing readers to get the latest news stories and regular updates on the Apple Watch. It’s believed The Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax is the first publisher in Australia to launch an app for the Apple Watch.
Fairfax mobile director Stefan Savva said, “Skim is one of a number of mobile products we are working on and are really excited about the potential that wearable computers like the Apple Watch could have.”
Skim will also feature videos, photos, social media notifications and breaking news. It’s likely to be ad supported. Like the online versions, Fairfax subscribers have unlimited access to the apps while non-subscribers only get ten articles a month for free.