Slate.com

Slate.com

By The Slate Group, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2010-02-26
  • Current Version: 5.3
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 46.27 MB
  • Developer: The Slate Group, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.1 or later.
Score: 3
3
From 3,234 Ratings

Description

Enjoy Slate, the award-winning daily online magazine, on iPhone and iPad. Slate’s wry, insightful reporting and commentary on politics, news, and culture is now available in an application designed to optimize your mobile and tablet reading, listening, and viewing experience. The app offers a clean, easy-to-use interface and includes Slate articles, blogs, podcasts, and videos. Features include: - Access to the latest Slate articles and blogs, including Slate’s popular political and legal commentary, movie and television reviews, and Dear Prudence. - Slate’s popular daily podcasts, including the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, and The Gist. The app allows users to play podcasts in the background while browsing other content. - A home screen designed to showcase Slate’s top stories while allowing readers to browse the most recent and most popular stories. - Tools that let users share Slate stories and features via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and SMS. - Our membership product, Slate Plus is now available via in app purchase. The app is free to download, however we do display advertisements within the app. Additionally we offer the ability to log in to your existing Slate Plus account or purchase a new Slate Plus account through the in app purchases. Your Slate Plus account can be used on your iOS devices as well as our website. To use your Slate Plus subscription on other devices you must create an account after completing your purchase. You can always create an account at a later time if you choose not to do so initially after your purchase. With your Slate Plus subscription, you'll receive: - Access to all Slate Plus content - An ad-free experience By creating an optional account you’ll also receive: - Single-page articles - In-page commenting - Bonus podcast segments - Early release, member-only and ad-free podcasts - Access to Slatesters - Access to premium seating at our live events - Early access to and 30% off tickets to our live events Slate Plus Subscription details: There are two subscription option available for purchase: $4.99 per month and $49.99 per year (Save 17% with the annual) plan. New content is continuously being published by our writers. Your account will automatically renew at the end of each month or year depending on your subscription. Payment will be charged to your 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. You can manage your subscription and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to user account settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. For additional information regarding Slate Plus please see our FAQ: http://www.slate.com/articles/slate_plus/slate_plus/2014/03/frequently_asked_questions_about_slate_plus.html Slate Privacy Policy and Terms of Use: http://www.slate.com/articles/briefing/slate_user_agreement_and_privacy_policy/2012/12/slate_s_privacy_policy.html For additional information regarding auto renewal settings please refer to this link: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202039 We are always looking to improve our applications. Please send your thoughts and suggestions to ios@slate.com.

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Reviews

  • Deleting your app

    1
    By XweAponX
    Al Franken was accused by a supporter of Sean Hannity, due to a convenient photograph somebody gave her. Which could have meant anything. Any rag that calls for his resignation is equating this with Roy Moores various infractions with 14-year-olds, and you instantly lost my support as you have instantly lost credibility
  • Great articles, horrible app

    1
    By aecalder
    Ads pop up constantly, and not even in the app. They open in a separate Safari window, taking you out of the app entirely, and when I attempt to return, guess what? More ads! Trying to read just the headlines of recent articles today I had four ads remove me from the app to view them in my browser plus a funny or die video that popped up three times in a row requiring me to close three windows before I could attempt to read the article I was there for. I love Slate's content, but this app makes it next to impossible to access.
  • Vampire app

    1
    By Jon H. Doh
    Articles are good and I have enjoyed reading Slate in the morning with coffee. BUT, now this app starts playing video and sound ads without being clicked on. I live in a very rural area with limited internet data and this uses up my data, and forces me to have to keep turning the ads off. Not good, too invasive and cheeky. So - goodbye Slate, hello flip book and NPR. DELETED APP.
  • Needs an update badly!

    2
    By Expatgrl
    Love the site for the quality journalism and became a Plus member when the programme first started. BUT the app is really poor. Can’t ever load all the articles in the default “Recent”view—it usually loads the last dozen or so and then skips back seemingly randomly to a couple of weeks ago leaving out all the articles in between. Have written several times to tech support and app support through several channels and have never received a response or even an acknowledgement. I guess they just don’t care. User beware!
  • Keeps sending me to ads in the web

    1
    By dd1881
    I have not been able to read an article on the app. I keep getting sent to ads on the web
  • Content good, but

    2
    By Puzzle Boogie
    Too many times there is no link to videos, podcasts, etc on the app. I have to go to the web version and search for the article to get the links.
  • Pop-up ads ruin user experience

    2
    By Kdbren
    I used to love the Slate app, enjoying the many varied articles. However, recently the app has begun to pop up ads in my Safari browser, which completely ruins the user experience. And they won’t stop! Even when you close them out, even when you force-quit the app, the ads keep coming. I’m deleting this from my phone.
  • “Recent” stories order is not useful

    3
    By D-n-w
    I like to use the “recent stories” section to keep up with what they post. However it seems that they backfill the stories. Right now there is a story that has been at the top of the list all day but there are articles below it that I haven’t seen before. According to the date and time on the articles they are in the correct order. But for some reason they don’t post to the app correctly. Hours between the times. Makes it very hard to tell when there is something new to read. I’m sure I’ve missed things thinking I had gotten to the parts I’d already read through.
  • Disappointing

    2
    By benitez958
    I paid 1 year sub right off w/o every using or reviewing app. I paid up and signed up primarily because Slate has outstanding writers on legal decisions. I always look to Slate when i want to wade through the status of some pending legal event. However, the balance of everything else is confusing. What is this Double X, XXfactor, moneybox, atlas obscura etc. I can’t figure how to join the commentary feature. I hate trying to figure things with systems. I’m not going to do.
  • Short changed

    1
    By Gamegurrl
    I am a slate plus member yet I don’t get all the podcast content you offer. I especially like Dear Prudence but can NEVER get the podcasts. There are also numerous SLATE podcast icons that show up in my feed but never any episodes. This app is not worth the aggravation.

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