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Blade NewsSlide is The Blade’s transformational mobile news platform that delivers a visually powerful, immersive experience. NewsSlide goes beyond words and pictures. It’s a completely reimagined multimedia experience delivering award-winning coverage of Toledo sports and news with a depth and breadth second to none.

• Stunning visuals, photo galleries and videos
• Immersive, dynamic and intuitive experience
• Exclusive stories and special content
• Award-winning journalists
• Customizable reading list shareable across devices
• Read online or save stories to read offline
• Real-time breaking news alerts sent directly to the app

What's New

Version 2.4.0

Bug fixes and performance enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
54 Ratings
54 Ratings

Concept good - Application poor

I’ve read The Blade since 1977. When home delivery ceased this app was my only option. Although I have plenty of data transfer, the app will sit for minutes “Loading”, or a message will appear needing a response, which does not do anything when pressed. Inquiry on assistance to resolve problems have gone unanswered. The app is very “buggy” and not up to the standard I would expect. The concept and intent is good. However, the technical deployment falls well below what I would expect.


I Like To Read The Whole Paper But Find Parts Missing in This App

I like the old Toledo Blade app—it’s like reading a newspaper, this one is not. I also can’t find some of the articles in this app—or the full obituaries, this one just lists the names and makes you click on each one to read them.


Memory hog

I sort of like the layout and design, with a semi-transparent article over large images. It looks sleek and modern. I used the app for about 10 minutes and read one day's news. The problem is that after 10 minutes of use the app froze. It turns out that this app, at a download size of 25MB after 10 minutes of use had a documents size of over 700MB and my iPad was complaining about a lack of space... This local news app was literally the largest app on my iPad! It needs some work... and unfortunately it is not ready for prime time. For now, I have deleted it.


The Toledo Blade Company
54 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© Toledo Blade Company


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