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NYTimes – Breaking Local, National & World News

By The New York Times Company


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Enjoy all of our award-winning journalism with the NYTimes app for iPhone and Apple Watch.

iPhone App Features:

• Breaking news alerts: Get notified of major developing stories, and tailor alerts to topics of interest
• Morning briefings: Start your day with a tip sheet compiled by Times journalists
• Save articles to read later on any of your devices
• Today widget: Top headlines are always just a swipe away
• Pick up where you left off on another device with Handoff
• International edition: Global news and coverage from dozens of bureaus around the world
• Exclusive videos and award-winning photography
• Customize your list of favorite sections and blogs

Apple Watch Features:

• Catch up quickly by reading today's headlines.
• Receive alerts when big news breaks.
• Use Handoff to continue reading on your iPhone, or touch Save for Later to build a personal reading list.

The NYTimes app is free to download, and all users can access up to 10 free articles per month, from any section. Subscribers get full access to over 25 sections, plus unlimited access to, with a Times Digital Subscription.

Subscribe now and your first week is free.*

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• Digital Access - unlimited digital access anytime, anywhere, on any device for $14.99 per month or $119.99 per year (save up to $5 per month). Cancel anytime.

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• Times Insider members also receive access to the Times Insider blog, TimesTalks videos, TBooks, special Times crosswords and Times Archives from 1851.

Your subscription will automatically renew each month or year, and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings.

Questions Concerns? Please contact us at or (800) 591-9233. We respond to every inquiry.

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What's New in Version 5.10

We fixed an issue with links in articles and made some improvements under the hood.

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Customer Reviews

Some annoying dis-functionality

But it's my main go-two news app. My main issues (having spent my career in software quality assurance and knowing this is fixable) are: 1) some of your articles seem to open in a web browser format within your New York Times app. When that happens, 9 out of 10 times you require me to log in, to prove I have a subscription! Listen, I'm still in your app, the majority of "your app" retains my login subscription information from day to day, week to week. So, stop asking me to login to all these ancillary web-published articles after I click on them from within your app and they try to load in your app! 2) you should retain the paragraph and article I was last reading when I left your app, and to give me the opportunity to resume reading at the same place the next time I open your app! Don't make me have to hunt for that doggone article I was in the middle of, that you teasingly displayed for one second when I reopened your app, before force-navigating to the latest hottest news. Argh.

an efficient version of the paper with tiresome drawbacks

The app works very well for me to read the paper. Unfortunately, there's no way to elect to receive only news alerts that matter. I'd love to be able to receive push notifications about important, breaking news, but along with those come tiresome, several-times-daily clickbait enticements to check out mere human interest stories. I can find those stories on my own time. Can you please just tell me if Rome has fallen or the president's been shot? Everything else you send is a waste of my time and attention. Thanks for theoretically allowing me to unsubscribe from sports news notifications... except for the ones you still send me under the guise of "editor's picks" or--sorry, how do you justify it?

Very Slow on iPhone 4S.

This app is frustrating to use on my iPhone 4S. Even simple tasks like scrolling through an article or switching to landscape orientation are filled with lag and pauses where the interface becomes unresponsive. Often the app will misinterpret scrolling as a swipe to the left or right and try to load the next article. This usually freezes the entire app for about 10 seconds.

It especially has problems with the video player: trying to watch a video will slow the app to a halt or crash it. This is an old phone and I am used to things being slow but this app is especially bad; I often feel my phone heating up while I am using it. I keep it only for the breaking news notifications - otherwise I would just use the website.

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  • Version: 5.10
  • Size: 37.9 MB
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  • Language: English
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  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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