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theSkimm

By theSkimm

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

Description

theSkimm App is giving you all the news and information you need to know and helping you plan ahead. Skimm Notes will talk you through a relevant topic in 10 minutes or less. All you have to do is listen. Skimm Ahead syncs directly with your calendar so you’ll always know when the best TV shows come back, when big political events are happening, and when it’s time to buy things like Mother’s Day presents or book flights for the holidays. Look at you go.

SKIMM NOTES
Our audio product breaks down relevant topics in 10 minutes or less, every week. You’ll learn what happened, why it’s important, and where we are now. That means you’ll learn about things like ISIS, artificial intelligence, the opioid crisis, and more.

SKIMM AHEAD
Our calendar is constantly being updated with important information as events get closer. We also have category specific calendars so you can get more of the things that matter to you. If you’re into entertainment, politics, sports, and/or business and tech we have a calendar for you. Your calendar game is about to get upped.

SKIMM READS
Every day we choose a new 5 min Read and every Friday, a favorite book. Your bathroom break just got a lot less crappy.

SKIMM PICKS
A curated selection of what you need to start watching, listening to, and downloading delivered to you every Friday. Hello, weekend binge.

THE DAILY SKIMM
Every Monday - Friday, get all the news and info you need to start your day. It’s the best and smartest way to wake up. And we’ll let you know when it’s ready to read each morning.

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In-app purchase subscription required. All subscriptions begin with a free 30-day 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 2.8.1

Say hi to brand new onboarding that's much smoother. All aboard.

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Customer Reviews

Support quality and convenient journalism

I’ve been subscribed to their emails for a while so now I battled with whether or not I wanted to subscribe for the app. The calendar and the little podcast snipers are fun but that’s pretty much all that’s extra on top of what you get in an email. They’re fun but I couldn’t decide if they were worth 3 dollars. Then I started to think about it as if the emails weren’t free. Each daily skimm would cost about 10 cents with the subscription, then with everything else thrown in as well I definitely think that’s worth it! It’s hard paying for something you can get for free, but this service has become something I depend on. It’s punny and informative and something I want to stick around so when I take that all into account, 3 dollars a month is a steal. Hooray for quality and convenient journalism!

Great content - but lose the cute Mean Girls references

I absolutely love the concept of DailySkimm and I am a regular listener/reader. It really helps mold a fundamental understandings of greater issues taking place today.

HOWEVER, everything from the baby nursery jingle in the opening to the “How the F..” inserts I find terribly annoying. It’s like they feel the script needs to be dumbed down to keep young audiences looped in and, as a fellow member of this demographic, I find this a bit irritating. I wouldn’t be surprised if they compare Trump to Regina George - can we just keep it straight to seriousness of the topic, please?

Well done... just one plea

I will pay for this because it does offer more than other news feeds. I don’t have a lot of time to read or even skim all the news that is on my other news feeds. They offer an audio Skimm on key topics- I especially like the series on world leaders. I wish they would add more of these- I can listen to them while driving and get a good base of what I need to know. 👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.8.1
  • Size: 42.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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