The iPad version of Wired, the influential technology magazine, sold 24,000 copies on its first day. The application, which is available for $5 (£3.40) per issue, garnered critical acclaim for its innovative use the iPad's features.
The virtual copy of the magazine, which includes video footage and offers the opportunity for user interaction, is one of the first publications to be made available on the hardware. The magazine sells around 82,000 hardcopies per month in the United States alone.
Writing on the Wired blog, John C Abell, the New York Bureau chief, said that the initial signs for future iPad editions were promising.