Sports Illustrated Magazine
By Time Inc.
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SUBSCRIPTIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! Download the Sports Illustrated Magazine App for free and then either subscribe or purchase individual editions of SI —including the 2014 SWIMSUIT edition. And if you currently subscribe to SPORTS ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE, access to the iPad edition is included! Past issues of Sports Illustrated can also be purchased.
Each Weekly SI iPad Edition features everything you’ve come to expect from the Magazine plus:
-Twice as many photos in exclusive galleries
-Feature stories enriched with slideshows and video
-Original video essays, interviews and commentary
-Classic pieces by SI’s greatest writers
-Read and store as many digital issues as you’d like within the app
And this year’s 2014 SWIMSUIT iPad Edition goes well beyond the printed magazine, with more than 200 photos and 60 videos. Some of the highlights include:
-All of the images from the print issue rendered in a stunning hi-resolution format
-Over 60 gorgeously shot videos from some of the most exotic locations in the world
-Bodypainted models Emily Ratajkowski, Hannah Ferguson, Samantha Hoopes, Cris Urena, and Lauren Mellor
-Get a better look by rotating models 360 degrees
-Zero Gravity featuring Kate Upton
-Swimsuit Legends Christie Brinkley, Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum and more
-Athletes Alex Morgan, Skylar Diggins and Anastasia Ashley
Sports Illustrated Magazine Subscriptions Available:
1-month subscription - $3.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)
1-year subscription - $38.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)
Single issue - $4.99 (non-subscription)
SUBSCRIBERS’ AUTOMATIC-RENEWAL FEATURE:
Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of your current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal, as stated above, within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period.
Current subscribers may not be canceled during the active subscription period, but you can manage your subscription and/or turn off auto-renewal by visiting your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.
CURRENT APP USERS (iOS5): Once you install the latest version of the Sports Illustrated Magazine app, the Sports Illustrated icon on your iPad will disappear - you'll now find Sports Illustrated in your Newsstand folder. Tap the image of our cover to access and read the latest issue in your library. If you choose not to install the latest version, the Sports Illustrated icon will remain on your device and the app will remain accessible through it.
Simply download the app and enjoy SPORTS ILLUSTRATED like you’ve never experienced it before.
What's New in Version 26.3.2
- Support for iPad Retina Display beginning with the 9/16/2013 issue
- Bookmarking and auto-archive capabilities
Sub-par magazine app
The first problem with this app is that it doesn't seem to understand the difference between the "store" and the "library". Let me explain. The store should show you issues which you have not purchased yet. The library should show you issues which you have already purchased and which you may download, if not already on the device. Here is no reason for these two lists to overlap at all. This app, however, shows both kinds of issues in both places.
Because SI is a weekly magazine, this lack of distinction between store and library makes it hard find issues you purchased in the past. You might have to scroll past literally hundreds of other issues you don't own to find a particular one you do.
Another problem seems to be that the application does not make any attempt to cache cover thumbnails. And because it's a weekly magazine with four or five issues every month, there are a lot of cover thumbnails. It almost always gets bogged down downloading them, making the app slow and unresponsive at times.
Other than that, my chief complaint is that the images are not quite high enough resolution for the iPad's retina display.
These problems demand your attention to some degree nearly every single time you use the app.
I work in software development and recognize that challenges seen when using any software can be the result of poor programming by the app developer or, more likely, technical limitation with connectivity on my end or, in some cases, user error. The SI iPad app has excelled in my opinion despite sometimes thinking it had frozen up or my online magazines had disappeared for some inexplicable reason. Patience. Back end data with upgrades can sometimes lag slightly...and, I've found, in this world of immediacy, if I simply pause for a few moments and allow things to update in a reasonable amount of time, all in the universe is good...great in fact as with the SI app.
works, but deleted my library
Gave it 2 stars because I don't see what the need is for the app upgrade, and can't figure out what genius decided that the upgrade should force us to redownload all previously downloaded issues. I haven't actaully read a full issue yet because all of the issues I had downloaded were apparently removed from my ipad with the upgrade, so I have to figure out which ones I need and download them again. Major hassell. But from what I've seen the magazine looks pretty good and issues read more or less as they did in the previousl version of the app.
On first launch mine too appeared to freeze, same problems that others have reported. I quit the program, restarted, and then it prompted me to first log into my itunes account and then my SI account. I'm a print subscriber so I've long since figured out my digital SI account, thus this wasn't a problem for me.
- Category: Sports
- Updated: Sep 10, 2013
- Version: 26.3.2
- Size: 4.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: TI Media Solutions Inc.
- © 2013 Time Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
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