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FROM OUR LATEST ISSUE, JULY 2015
• Hyped Up — Who wouldn’t want a shorter commute? Two startups are racing to bring Elon Musk’s audacious superfast form of transportation to life.
• Weird Science — This summer’s blockbusters like Jurassic World and Fantastic Four posit some strange sci-fi scenarios. We ask experts how close to reality they come.
• Future of War — The risk of conflict between world powers is rising. What technology will change the battlefields of tomorrow?
• A Hacker’s Guide to Smart Yards — How to build a more efficient and futuristic home from the outside in.
• Why I Still Love Pluto — From the man who demoted the former planet, we learn that it’s still important to science.
• Now — A portable smart projector, the car to end all accidents, the founder of Slack on the future of communication, and more!
• Next — A wind machine fit for living, how technology lets us see pain, mosquitoes that are designed to die, and more!
• Manual — A flashlight that runs on dead batteries, a watch made out of an Apple II computer, how to blow safer smoke rings, and more!
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Poor update, without issues warning
This latest update seems rushed. I now know that only older issues are affected by the pdf-scan style pages, so I can understand if the update broke something in the old digital issues. I can give a star back for that. A one-time pop-up would have been nice to explain the issue though.
But this new update is still much slower than it used to be--or at least I perceive it to be. Pages shouldn't load halfway, giving you a blurry image to look at until it fully loads. The old app simply had white pages until it loaded fully, which still didn't seem to take as long as in this new update.
Why did they ruin the old issues?
After the update the old versions of the Magazines were PDF scans of the paper editions. I pay extra to HAVE the digital edition, the digital scans are unreadable on the iPad. I was behind by several issues and am really upset about loosing the real digital versions. Thankfully it does look like the NEW editions are back to normal. If they had stopped making the digital edition I literally would have canceled my subscription to both the digital and paper versions.
Couldn't access subscription
I subscribed to the digital issue of this magazine with hopes of sharing it with my teenage boys. They love anything to do with science and technology. I have not had access to the magazines since day one and never got a real reply back as to why. They have no record of my subscription but they have all of my account information and charged me for another year. I had to go through iTunes to get my subscription canceled and get my money back since the magazine company would not respond.
- Category: News
- Updated: Feb 18, 2015
- Version: 5.3.15
- Size: 14.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Bonnier Corporation
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