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What's New

Version 10.0.3

Update today for stability improvements and performance enhancements.

Ratings and Reviews

2.8 out of 5

16 Ratings

16 Ratings

New Version is totally useless.


Can’t swipe from page to page, contents button exits magazine, and even when you do get to contents, the links don’t work. I literally cannot read the magazine anyway. Copy some other magazine that works please, like pops science. I hate having different interfaces on every dang magazine I read!



Need a new update! Can’t read after the last update. Can’t swipe pages.

Interactive Pleasure


First off, if you are trying to compare or talk about price regarding the paper format, don't bother. At two dollars a month or less, this magazine app is well worth your time and money on its own right. That alone garners a five star rating and me as a happy subscribed customer.

The formatting is wonderful, you scroll and activate buttons for bulletins and movies just how you would hope. Moving through all the articles can be a bit weird with the drop down and timeline format on the bottom, but starts to work well enough with a little practice. Issue downloads are a little large but with a decent Internet connection you won't have to wait too long.

Using an iPad 2 I have not had any issues with usability or slowness and can only see some improvements in terms of streamlining how you find and view articles that you particularly interested in - perhaps some kind of word cloud. I'm really pleased with the subscription rates and content I get and I think most people will be too.


Hearst Communications, Inc.
79.3 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
Popular Mechanics is published by Hearst Magazines Division, Hearst Communications, Inc. © 2018. Popular Mechanics is a registered trademark of Hearst Communications, Inc.
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