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The Economist for iPhone

By The Economist

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Description

• Our award-winning app is free to download.
• Free Editor’s picks. Registered readers can read or listen to a selection of must-read articles chosen each week by Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist.
• Subscribers enjoy full access to each week’s issue.

Our app allows registered readers to read a selection of free content each week, while subscribers with digital access can enjoy the full issue every Thursday from 4pm EST / 9pm GMT.

NOW SUPPORTS APPLE WATCH
• Listen to audio articles from the tracklist or your playlist
• Basic playback controls
• Change editions
• Now playing glance

NEWSSTAND
The Economist app now appears on your device in Newsstand. Please note that you will not find The Economist app on your device home screen.
When you allow Push Notifications from The Economist app for iPhone, each new issue will be downloaded to your device automatically.

FEATURES
• Read or listen to each week’s full issue from Thursday 4pm EST / 9pm GMT. Read or listen to each week’s full issue every Thursday, before it hits newsstands.
• Pre-download The Economist and enjoy offline reading anytime, anywhere.
• Seamlessly move between our reader and audio features.
• Store and access back issues.
• If you are a registered reader, you may purchase single issues using In-App Purchase.
• Subscribe within the app and get full access to Economist.com and The Economist apps.

SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS
• Subscribe quarterly (12 issues) for $74.99 or annually (51 issues) for $299.99 or buy a single issue for $7.99. If available, you will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing exchange rate as defined by iTunes.
• Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase.
• No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during the active subscription period.
• Subscriptions automatically renew 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 at the price of the original subscription.
• You can manage auto-renew of your subscription in your iTunes account settings.
• The app may offer a subscription with a free trial period. At the end of the trial period, full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter.
• You may cancel a subscription during its free trial period via the subscription settings via your iTunes account. This must be done 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Please visit http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4098 for more information.
• Full terms of use can be found at http://www.economist.com/legal/terms-of-use

ABOUT THE ECONOMIST
The Economist is a weekly international news and business publication offering independent and clear reporting, commentary and analysis on world current affairs; business, finance, science and technology, culture, society, media and the arts.

ALSO AVAILABLE ON iPad
The Economist is also available on iPad. Simply search for The Economist in the App Store for iPad.

What's New in Version 3.1.1

- Notifications for Apple Watch
- Bug fixes and improvements

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Customer Reviews

Absolutely my favorite iOS app

My favorite feature is the audio edition. Much easier to "read" on the train when I can listen to the full text. Still some small functionality bugs to work out, but I'm patient.

Gradual improvements

The kinks in v3 are finally getting worked out, but the audio edition glitches when paused after playing at 2x speed. If another app's audio stops playback, when I go to press play on Economist audio it will resume at .5x speed, despite displaying "2x" on screen. Please fix!

Simple, functional

Does what it needs to. And does it enough that I use it for listening 2+ hours a day.

Has issues with auto- download of new content over wifi. Never seems to do that on its own.

Overall, average experience.

The Economist for iPhone
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Works on Apple Watch with an iPhone
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 3.1.1
  • Size: 25.7 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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