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The Boston Globe ePaper

By Globe Newspaper Company, Inc.

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• The ePaper is a full replica edition including articles and pages as they appeared in print, including the Sunday Comics.
• The ePaper is free for Boston Globe digital subscribers and many print subscribers. Simply sign-in using your account.
• To connect your account, enter your Boston Globe account information on the Subscriber Login page.
• One-month subscriptions are available for $14.99 per month. One-month subscriptions automatically renew at $14.99 per month until cancelled*
• Read stories in the Page view or Article view.
• Share articles via email and social media.
• Recent back issues are available for download from the archive by tapping "More".

*Payment will be charged to iTunes Account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

**Progressive download has been disabled for iPad 2 and iPad mini (1) and will be restored in a future update of the app.

Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

What's New in Version 5.3.10

bug fixes and improvements


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Customer Reviews

A little feedback please?!

A quick follow up on the review I'd written about half a year ago (below) - just wanted to say "thanks!" for addressing a number of the problems - still a few loading issues as others have noted, but appreciate your taking care of most of the other issues - much more enjoyable to read now!

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I've been hanging in there for a few months waiting for the app developers to take care of the numerous, significant, issues that have been well documented in all of the other reviews. Could someone please let us all know what the timeline is for fixing these problems - should I cancel service for a few months and just rely on my New York Times subscription in the meantime? Very discouraged with the lack of communication about a incredibly poor product (upgrade?!?)- for many years I enjoyed reading the Globe on my iPhone, now I hardly look at it at all given the unbelievably unappealing interface experience. Please show more urgency in fixing this!

The Globe makes it worse again

It's been months and the app is still a piece of crap. It crashes constantly and the digital editor at the Globe obviously doesn't care. What else does he have to do but ensure that the content gets delivered? The new app is a bigger pos than one would believe possible from an institution as big as the Globe. It won't load, is clunky to use, ugly, and totally worse than the previous one which worked fine. Why the Globe changes things that work for things that don't demonstrates a stunningly dysfunctional and incompetent bunch of managers. The Boston Herald app works perfectly. The Globe should call them for advice.
Dec 12,2016
The app is still terrible. An amateurish, cheap, throwaway piece of software that the management obviously could give a crap about. Absolutely frustrating and pathetic.
PS. "Thunder" who wrote a tribute review for this app must be the father of the 8th grader who wrote the software.

Lots of probkems

When it works its great. Two big problems and lots of little ones. When download to read later, like on a plane, 80% of time will later not load unless connected to internet. If keep open while still connected usually works, but if close and open anew in air, out of luck. New problem just discovered. When you delete a paper it is not removed from memory. Checking storage found I had almost 5 gigs of memory use and all papers had been deleted. Trued restarting phone. Still there. Had to remove app and reload to free memory. Little things are inability to link to other pages as in first version, bottom page index shows for 5 seconds and disappears and cannot be brought back, and about 20% of time all pages don't load. Have to remove and download again.

The Boston Globe ePaper
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.3.10
  • Size: 14.0 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

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

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