PING! Magazine – Issue 2 – Launch
Contact: Buchi Henry Mbagwu – Editor, PING! MAGAZINE Ltd.
http://ww w .pingmagazine.tv
– For Immediate Release –
14th April, 2014 – London, UK
Say hello to PING! Magazine
PING! Magazine is proud to announce the launch of the second issue this April 2014 through – out Europe, Africa and the USA. In this issue we’re celebrating our apps on iTunes, PlayStore, Pocketmags and getting a print distribution deal with WH Smith.
PING’s layout has been improved to give the viewer a more rewarding experience; it’s now in a more sleeker and elegant format. PING! is an acronym for “People, Innovation, Networks and Gadgets”.
PiNG! is a lifestyle magazine with focus on technology, gadgets, pop-culture, fashion, health and fitness? Africa’s first gadget and lifestyle bi-monthly publication is available in print and online. It bridges the gap between technology and pop culture. The magazine features exclusive reviews, interviews and features from both local and international brands crossing the spectrum of the latest gadgets such as smartphones, Phablets, tablets, camera, games consoles, Smart glasses, Smartwatch, 4K TV, 3D printers, smart fabrics, supercars, laptops and social media as well as information on the latest fashion trends.
The tech world is already buzzing in 2014 from the biggest electronic show ‘CES’ to best mobile show (MWC). It’s all about healthy/fitness gadgets and wearable technology. The buying game is still on with Facebook paying $19 billion for WhatsApp and Google selling Motorola. Curved is the new straight as LG and Samsung unleash their new 4K bendable TVs (p8). We play the game of drones as Alienware launches the steam machines.
Africa is on the rise with discussion on the next billion people in the continent. We reveal our top African women in tech and rise of African gaming. Our cover girl is the sexy and sultry ‘Adora Oleh’; season broadcast journalist and TV host. In music, ‘Dr Sid’ goes viral with #Surulere (p56) and Africa’s internet penetration has doubled in the past year (p30). This year expect a lot of wearable tech as the smart wristband opens the door, checkout out ‘Top 10 smart wristband on (p82).
Over 10,000 copies of PING! Magazine will be distributed in print and digital for free via a network of libraries, bookshops, universities, 4/5 star hotels, airport lounges, beauty salons/spas, boutiques and gyms in the UK, Nigeria and Ghana.
Notes to editors:
Buchi Henry Mbagwu is a qualified Mechanical Production engineer, publisher, producer and management consultant. He is a graduate of New York Film Academy and London School of Commerce with in-depth knowledge of media production in the emerging market. His passion for gadgets, science and technology led to the creation of PING! Magazine. He is currently working on different projects for the African market in areas of apps development, TV shows and creative crowd-funding. His motto is “Every closed door can have an open window and a breakable wall”.