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theSkimm

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Description

theSkimm makes it easier to be smarter. Millions of people rely on the Daily Skimm for their news every morning, and now we’re making it easier to be smarter in a whole new way. Think: the future and everything else.

-- Meet Skimm Ahead: it gives you all the info you need about future events. Never again will you wonder when Beyonce tickets go on sale, what time the debate starts, when your favorite Netflix series is coming back, or when National Wine Day is.

And the best part - it can all show up directly in your calendar.

-- Meet Skimm Reads: everyday we choose a new 5 min Read and every Friday a favorite book. All the reads. All the time. All in one place. Oh, and then we make it easy to search for past ones so you’ll never run out of things to read. Your bathroom break just got a lot less crappy.

-- Meet Skimm Picks: a selection of what you need to start watching, downloading, and listening to.

-- Daily Skimm: yes, the best way to wake up is also here. It’s free 99 and it starts your morning with all the info you need to get you through your day.

Your first month of the app is free. That’s right. You can Skimmify your calendar and check out all the events, Reads, and Picks before a recurring charge of $2.99 per month or $29.99 per year is applied.

In-app purchase subscription required. All subscriptions begin with a free 1-month trial, after which a recurring charge of $2.99 per month or $29.99 per year is applied.

Details:
- Subscription options: monthly subscription of $2.99 per month, or yearly subscription of $29.99 per year
- 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 the user's Account Settings after purchase
- No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period
- theSkimm's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use can be visited at http://theskimm.com/privacy
- Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.

What's New in Version 1.10.2

Hey Skimm'rs, exciting new update for you. The Skimm Ahead tab has a shiny new design. You can now browse events in a calendar, or navigate via emoji. Because scrolling is hard.

Call us, beep us, if you wanna reach us. Actually just contact us at help@theskimm.com if you have any feedback or questions.

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Customer Reviews

Found this via Business Insider

Firstly, I read a Business Insider interview with the Founder's of this amazing news source. Secondly, their story compelled me; I wanted to contribute to their success.

To those that are complaining that it costs money to read this news source, it's really only $2.99... you pay more for your cable bill and listen to partisan news. News sources charge $ because newspapers are dead (what's a newspaper...?). Also, this is much better for the environment. Happy to pay $2.99 to save some trees.

This team knows how to pull important info from an event and put it into cliff notes for you to ingest quickly. They know how to talk to millennials that are like "what's a government shutdown...?" and make the explanation clear and concise while also being nonpartisan.

I think this is an excellent app that I'll be using for a long time. Love. It.

Like Cliffnotes for current events

Want to know what's going on in the world but, much like that awful English lit book, you don't want to spend hours reading it? Check out the skimm. I like that they offer links for further reading too.

Awesome app

I love how the app always tells me what's going on and coming up! I never feel lost with friends or at work. One of my fave parts is also the 5 minute reads... it helps me to stay informed on subjects and they're always so interesting

theSkimm
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.10.2
  • Size: 28.6 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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