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San Francisco Chronicle

By Hearst Newspapers

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Get the smart news writing, award-winning photos and columnists, second-to-none Bay Area news coverage that you expect from the San Francisco Chronicle, completely redesigned for the App Store.

San Francisco Chronicle features:

- First pick of exclusive content that you can’t get anywhere else
- Local news from San Francisco and the Bay Area, including updates throughout the day
- The daily funnies in a Comics section updated every day
- Dazzling photo galleries and 360-degree panoramas
- Features from The Chronicle’s team of trusted experts and columnists

Subscribing to the San Francisco Chronicle

- Downloading the app is free. New users can receive free content on the app for 14 days.
- If you would like to subscribe, you can select monthly ($5.99) or annual ($59.99) subscription.

When purchasing through iTunes, your account will be charged at confirmation of purchase. Any unused portion of your free period will be forfeited at time of purchase.

Your subscription will auto-renew unless you turn this off 24-hours before the subscription runs out. You can turn off auto-renewal at any time from your iTunes account settings.

No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period.

What's New in Version 2.1.11

* Bug fixes

Thank you for your feedback. More enhancements are on the way.


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Customer Reviews

They need to start over

I like newspapers. I've been reading the Chronicle for a long time and I want it to do well. This app might be the thing that kills it.

You can read other reviews here to get an idea of the problems. It wasn't too long ago when what you saw on the app for a given day was the same as the printed edition for that day. Previous days papers were accessible via a link. It was buggy, but nothing like today.

That's what they need to go back to. The current app is making me seriously consider cancelling my subscription. Given that we live be in the world's capital of technology, you would think they could find some competent developers.

God awful

Idiotic, awful app. Stories are repeated over and over - Some staying on the 'front' section for weeks. You are never sure how dated an article is. You feel you are missing important items from the paper version. It is not methodical but willy nilly. A big advantage to online newspapers should be lots of GOOD photos and/or videos, esp in regards to stories about architecture, but they are skinflinty with photos, probably because they fired all the photographers. If I were not a newshound (I subscribe to three electronic papers) I would not bother. LA TImes is laid out much better though still not great. You will be your own undoing, Chronicle!!!.

So buggy!

It amazes me that a paper based in the heart of tech can't get its act together with a user-friendly, stable app. It is marginally better than the earlier version (but that one at least let you download an edition so you could read offline...which they removed, in their inimitable wisdom). But it's still horrid. But worst of all they seem to have a policy of almost never taking an article offline so every day you're scrolling through new items alongside stories weeks or even months old. Argh!

San Francisco Chronicle
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.1.11
  • Size: 109 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

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

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