But these aforementioned side-projects aside, from an app perspective, the magazine itself was available for iPad only until its latest update, which brings the 125-year-old publication to iPhones and iPod Touches too.
Starting with the November 2012 issue, those wishing to use their National Geographic subscription on their pocket rockets will be able to access daily updates and rich content, including video, photography, audio recordings, maps, graphic timelines, daily news feeds, Instagram photographs from its photographers and from the online community.
A single subscription gets readers National Geographic magazine on all compatible iOS devices, and existing print and digital subscribers can access both digital editions for no extra cost.
In terms of costs, an annual subscription covering twelve issues will set readers back $19.99, while the monthly rolling fee is $1.99 for a single edition, though you can buy a one-off issue for $4.99. At the time of writing, both apps are seemingly only available to subscribers in the US and Canada.