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Experience TIME Magazine on the iPad or the iPhone now with support for Retina display, bookmarking and auto-archive capabilities!

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Each week’s digital issue of TIME includes all of the news and features in the print edition, as well as bonus international content, bonus photos and video, and TIME’s live Twitter feed.

TIME’s signature voice and trusted content have made it one of the most recognized news brands in the world. Offering a rare convergence of incisive reporting, lively writing and world-renowned photography, TIME has been credited with bringing journalism at its best into the fabric of American life. Every issue of TIME delivers a deeper understanding of the world we live in.

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What's New in Version 32.57.5

Upgraded and optimized for iOS10 so you can continue to enjoy reading TIME on your iPad or iPhone.


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Customer Reviews

Time Mag. App like a stolen BMW ending up

In a chop-shop, stripped down to a shell of its once great self. In 2013,Time was actually a superior app and then things started sliding down hill. Among many disappointing changes, they did away "landscape" viewing. People view life in horizontal, not portrait - so to make the visual experience even more challenging, you have to slide your finger left to right to see the entire image where the subject is most often in the center (and you have to hold your finger on the screen to view.) and they recently stopped "Pictures of the Week" To save production and mailing costs of the print issue they cut down on content, added more "double issues" (less issues per year) so now that this app is simply a PDF replication of that print issue, the app now has less content as well. Gone is quality photography, readability, the little digital interplay, video inserts. Obviously Time is in survival mode. I thoroughly enjoy Time, have for 30 years, but the days of the printed issue is obviously coming to an end and the app will be all that remains. That's sad as my family loves the printed issue. But there is a good chance the app will be all that remains. The good news is the app then becomes their main focus and they will apply their abilities and creativity in making it a truly pleasurable viewing experience.

I've been duped...RIP TIME Magazine

I have subscribed to TIME's print edition continuously since the early 1980s. When I began traveling full-time last year, I was excited to switch to the iPad version. For six months, it was a beautifully executed electronic version of the magazine, well-adapted to tablet viewing. Not only was the layout optimized for iPad, but there was also deep interactive content in the magazine itself, as well as bonus digital content at the end. Then, suddenly and without warning, in December, all of that vanished. The iPad version is now essentially just a PDF of the print magazine pages. Among other things, this means that the font went from two columns of type in an easily readable size, to three columns of type in tiny letters that this mid-50s reader can barely see even with reading glasses. All of the optimizations for tablet viewing are gone. It is, in short, unusable, and completely different from what I subscribed to. I feel like I've been duped. I'm so incredibly disappointed, because of my long-standing respect for TIME and its journalism, but I'll no longer be a subscriber.

Recommended Improvements

The Time Magazine app is no longer "user friendly" and does not allow the reader to view articles in landscape or to enlarge the copy. I suppose this was done to provide the reader with a traditional sense of reading a magazine, page by page. This was and is a mistake. It makes it much more difficult for the reader to read and comprehend what is being communicated, e.g., the copy appearing on an iPad for example is very small. In fact, use of the current app can be and often is frustrating and irritating. Ultimately, as an unintended consequence, the current Time Magazine app actually may discourage people from using the app and thereby encourage less reading of the periodical, particularly in this digital age. Therefore, it is highly recommended that Time Magazine should reverse course and allow landscape viewing and also enlargement of the digital content of its magazine when using its app.

TIME Magazine
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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 32.57.5
  • Size: 22.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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