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Smithsonian Magazine

By Smithsonian Institution

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Description

Enjoy an iOS Newsstand compatible issue of Smithsonian magazine on your iPad- includes every story, department, photo and more. Download the FREE Smithsonian magazine app including a FREE sample now! Existing Smithsonian print members get free access to issues they have already bought, beginning with the January 2012 issue. Subscriptions and single copies are available for purchase within the app.

Smithsonian Magazine brings history, science, nature, culture and travel to you:

* Explore history and archaeology from the Sphinx to Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War.
* Catch up on the latest science from wildlife to evolution and the solar system.
* Travel to the best places from Petra to Prague. Stop at art museums and cultural treasures along the way!
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SINGLE ISSUES:
- Single issue, $3.99 (one time purchase, not ongoing)

SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE:
- One month for $1.99, automatically renewed until canceled
- One year for $19.99, automatically renewed until canceled

Smithsonian Magazine is published 11 issues a year. Payment for any issue or subscription will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase.

SUBSCRIBERS AUTO-RENEWING FEATURE:
Your subscription will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period, and the cost of the renewal will be provided (yearly subscriptions will renew for another year and monthly subscriptions will renew for another month). Your subscription may be managed through your Account Settings after purchase. Auto-renewal may be turned off in Account Settings. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. Visit http://smithsonian.com/app and http://smithsonian.com/privacy for more information.

EXISTING PRINT SUBSCRIBERS:
If you are an existing print member and are having trouble signing up for free access, please call customer service at 1-800-642-4037.

ABOUT THE SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION:
The Smithsonian Institution has inspired generations through knowledge and discovery since 1846. It's the world's largest complex of museums and research facilities, and it focuses on four core areas: Unlocking the Mysteries of the Universe, Understanding and Sustaining a Biodiverse Planet, World Cultures and the American Experience.

For Customer Service, please call 800-642-4037.

What's New in Version 32.4.2

* Critical Bug Fix: Issues were not downloading completely on slower connections
* Critical Bug Fix: App would crash if there were a large number of issues available for purchase.

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Customer Reviews

Issue did download but took multiple tries

Downloading Smithsonian issues has been problematic for quite a few months here. I subscribe to 4 magazines online so I do have experience with this. I use an up-to-date iPad mini however I live in rural WV and our "high speed DSL" does run very slightly faster than dialup. I have been trying to download this new issue since it arrived and finally this morning it did download. Before it just sat there and stared at me with the ads screen and waiting message and no indicator it was doing anything. The indicator is important to those of us on sloooowww speed connections, we don't leave it open forever if we can't see it's working. Just an FYI to Smithsonian, one of my other magazine subscriptions downloads automatically, overnight apparently, and is there without all this hassle when the new issue arrives. Smithsonian is a great magazine and worth the hassle to get it loaded, but I'm sure all of your e-subscribers would appreciate it if you can get these problems fixed.

Works fine for me...

I have iPod 2 with latest iOS. I just downloaded Smithsonian Magazine app. Open in newsstand and open Smithsonian. Click on download. It opens new screen that shows icon and says "ADS" click on it and it downloads magazine. Open magazine and it navigates same as other magazines I have in Newsstand. No problem. Not sure what tablet others are using or why they are having problems. The label of ADS is u fortunate on Smithsonian's part...

BUG FIX RELEASE Still NECESSARY

I've used the iPad version of this mag for years and the past three updates have been awful. The latest one still doesn't address the major issues with this app..

The double window and idiotic "Viewer" mode are confusing and useless.

I've emailed and talked to their help desk and they can only tell you to delete and reinstall. That worked until the new November 2014 issue came out. In the January 2015 update the downloads work if you keep trying the goofy options it displays --though you may only get to download and view one issue at a time.

The Smithsonian still clearly does not care since this application has been broken for months. A pathetic lack of support or interest in supporting their users and subscribers.

A possible workaround is to tap download, go to the goofy "ads" screen and tap download all. That may start the download of the issue which may work for you. Still a terrible interface and more than enough for a critical update.

Smithsonian Magazine
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  • Free
  • Category: Entertainment
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  • Version: 32.4.2
  • Size: 12.4 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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