The Washington Post Classic for iPad
By The Washington Post
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Enjoy every story, feature and insight from The Washington Post with our classic app for iPad.
Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Enjoy a digital replica of each day’s print edition, down to every photo and special insert. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Read stories wherever you are with convenient offline reading. This app brings you everything daily Washington Post readers enjoy—along with extra benefits for added mobile convenience.
▪ D.C. METRO NEWS: Learn what’s going on in the nation’s capital with stories about D.C. and the surrounding metro area.
▪ E-REPLICA EDITION: Flip through The Washington Post right on your iPad with our digital replica of each day’s print newspaper.
▪ TOP HEADLINES: Quickly browse the day’s top headlines and read the full story—with just a tap of the finger.
▪ BLOGS: Find out what The Post’s most insightful bloggers have to say about everything from politics to sports to pop culture.
▪ OFFLINE READING: Save your must-read articles to “My Post” for offline reading when it’s convenient for you. Note: Once installed, you’ll find this app in the Newsstand folder on your iPad’s home screen (the icon will appear like the image of your daily newspaper).
▪ OPTIONS: Download the app for free and enjoy a limited number of free stories each month. Get unlimited access for just $14.99/month (first month FREE).
▪ EXTRAS: Your subscription to The Washington Post comes with complimentary web access, as well as access to The All-New Washington Post App on all your smartphones and tablets.
▪ PAYMENT: Payment will be charged to your iTunes account with the confirmation of your purchase.
▪ AUTO-RENEWAL: Your subscription will auto-renew for $14.99 each month unless you cancel 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period. The auto-renewal can be turned off at any time in the Account Settings section of the App Store. Please note, you will be unable to cancel your current subscription during an active subscription period.
What's New in Version 3.2.0
Same great app, new name: We've renamed our app but all the features you love are still there, plus some improvements for logging in to your account.
How to make the app worse
The Washington Post for iPad has been a boon to us, as we travel and cannot get newspaper delivery. I used to love doing the crossword puzzle, that is, until the digital edition decided to "make it better" at the beginning of 2015. The replacement crashed the app for the first few months, then when it did work, after forcing you to watch an ad for 15 seconds, no longer worked with the bluetooth keyboard and was clunky, now it crashes the app again, both in the prior update and this one. I have communicated with the tech team directly but I just give up...no crossword puzzle fun anymore. Shame on you W.Post, for $15 a month I should get more. Do you pay someone for this development work?
Another useless update
I rarely review apps, but WaPo just keeps getting worse, so I felt compelled. Maybe someone in the tech dept should take a look at the NYT, which just keeps getting better. Everything from the Google ads at the bottom to the use of an entire screen for just one article, and not even the headline article at that. It looks more like grocery store checkout yellow journalism that the trusted paper I used to love. Not even getting it free with my local paper makes it worthwhile. Too bad, really.
I only watch the videos less than half the time because it almost always takes 2 or 3 attempts before the video will play. The ads before the videos play perfectly, however, every time. So, for every video I choose to watch I know I have to watch the ad 2 or 3 times. So, I really have to want to watch the video before subjecting myself to that.
- Category: News
- Updated: Jul 01, 2015
- Version: 3.2.0
- Size: 51.7 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: The Washington Post Company
- © Washington Post, 2013
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.
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