Consumer Reports Magazine iPad Edition
By Consumer Reports
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
ACCESS FOR CURRENT PRINT SUBSCRIBER AND SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS NOW AVAILABLE.
Consumer Reports - the magazine that millions trust to give them expert, unbiased Ratings, Reviews and Recommendations about all the products they buy – is now available on your iPad and enhanced with videos, images and much more. From cars to toasters, digital cameras and TVs, Consumer Reports has all you need to know before you buy.
Take a look – for free. Download the app and check out our free iPad preview issue. Interested in more? Each new monthly issue will be available for $4.99 as an in-app purchase. We’ll let you know when the next one is available.
Subscriptions are available!
Automatically renewed subscription options:
• 1-month for $2.99
• 1-year for $24.99
Please note that your credit card will be charged automatically for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of your current subscription period. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period. Auto-renewal can be changed by going to the settings in your iTunes account.
Subscriptions start with the latest issue. Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.
October issue now available for download. Highlights:
• Winning kitchen combos — best rated matching appliance suites, whatever your renovation budget.
• Spotlight on elder care — how to protect yourself or a loved-one, and afford the specific care you need.
• Not your average joe — we spill the beans on today’s top-rated coffees and brewers.
• Going bowling in the frozen food case — which of today’s new “grain bowls” pack the best nutrition and flavor?
• In-car infotainment systems — the right system for music, maps, and more can mean the difference between a smooth trip and a madly frustrating one.
• Road tests — our take on the family-friendly Volkswagen Atlas, Honda Odyssey, and Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid.
What's New in Version 32.5.8
Updated for iOS 10.
Very flawed App
As a subscriber this App is extremely disappointing to use. The App frequently forgets your credentials that are supposed to be saved in the App once you verify your paid subscription and set up your account, to allow a subscriber to access their subscription without having to resign into the App whenever you wish to access current or past issues. What makes matters even worse, the process to access your account then requires you to go through the "forgot password" steps which is flawed and fails to work, requiring a subscriber to call an "800" number to have customer service unlock your online account and reset your password.
Consumer Reports has failed to acknowledge these issues or take any action to resolve the flaws in this App despite the numerous complaints of subscribers. I give this App a "Not Recommended" rating. If you prefer receiving a digital magazine subscription over print copies, you may wish to consider cancelling your subscription to Consumer Reports.
I am in a position where I need to buy many new products in a short space of time so I thought I would invest in good quality reviews. I downloaded the consumer report app on my iPad and paid apple the subscription however I was not able to access the app as I did not have an account number. On contacting consumer report directly the only advice they have is that they can set me up with an account but I would have to pay the subscription again!
Buying this app through Apple without having an existing account does not work. It would have been nice to know that before I spent the money. I hope I can get a refund from Apple.
Perhaps a report needs to made on how poor consumer report is.
I'm updating this review from 2013, but I'm still rating it 3 stars because the problems are still there.
As many have noted, the app forgets credentials. No other app that I'm currently using has this extreme of problem. I just resubscribed to Money and after I reinstalled that app, it remembered me. CR doesn't remember me within the same day.
If not for this problem, I'd rate the app 4 stars. Probably my main gripe is that the app, unlike the print version, has no review index. To me this just feels cheap. And I still feel navigation occasionally unintuitive.
- Category: News
- Updated: Sep 20, 2016
- Version: 32.5.8
- Size: 54.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Consumer Reports
- Copyright © 2004-2016 Consumers Union of U.S., Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
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