Seattle Times Mobile

Seattle Times Mobile

By The Seattle Times

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2009-09-10
  • Current Version: 6.5.0
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 36.80 MB
  • Developer: The Seattle Times
  • Compatibility: iOS 14.0+
Score: 4.58
4.58
From 25,610 Ratings

Description

Get Northwest news that matters — faster than ever. The new and improved Seattle Times app is superfast to get you right to the news you want. We deliver the fastest news experience possible, with content you won’t find anywhere else. - Lightning-fast load times, quick-scan headlines and a clean, streamlined experience - Push notifications for the latest breaking news as it happens - The same award-winning content you expect from The Seattle Times, even faster - Breaking news and trending topics - Stories that dig deep, and have a direct impact on our local community - Customizable feed to quickly access your favorite topics - Easy ways to share your favorite content with your friends - Complete local sports coverage of Mariners, Seahawks and Sounders, so you never miss a play. Users can read up to 15 articles free per month. Seattle Times subscribers can log in for unlimited access to all of our award-winning content. Users can also subscribe to get Unlimited App Access straight from the app for $9.99 per month. Your subscription will automatically renew each month, with the credit card associated with your iTunes account being charged. Cancel anytime by going to your Account Settings after 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, and identify the cost of the renewal. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable. Full terms of service: http://company.seattletimes.com/notices/notice1.html

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Reviews

Font size too small for reading

1
How difficult can it be to have adjustable font sizes? One in four complaints here is about font size being too small.
By TheGilacticEmpire

Text size

2
There is no way to increase text size in the body of articles. Text size on the main page will increase if you adjust it in the iPhone Accessibility settings, but the text in the actual articles remains small. Since this is now version 6.5, I don’t expect this will ever be fixed.
By CosmicDrifter

Impossible to unsubscribe online

1
It’s impossible to cancel a seattletimes subscription online. They make you call their toll-number….shady business practices won’t get my dollars
By Nochnym

Why no search feature?

4
For the most part I enjoy the ease of this app, and use it daily. What I can not wrap my head around is the lack of any way to search for content.
By GoodMedizen

Poorly designed interface, limited access.

1
Apparently the subscription you buy through apple for 9.99 isnt full access. You cant access past articles with a search bar, and you cant access articles through an device other than your iphone app. I called the Seattle Times to Verify and they said even though Ive been paying 10$ a month for over a year that Im not considered a subscriber because I didnt buy it through them. Misleading and explains why Ive never been able to click through their email updates to read an article. Full digital sibscriptions should be purchased directly through the seattle times for 3.99/week
By vebsbdjs

App keeps crashing

3
Seattle Times is one of my go to news sources, but the app keeps crashing randomly on the latest iOS builds. And it makes me lose my place in the app/article.
By CFez79

Huh??? No ‘Search’ function?

2
For the love of everything holy is there honestly no ability to search? C’mon, there must be, is it just squirreled away in some weirdly placed submenu? Tell me, please? Where’s the Search bar, or the little magnifying glass icon thingy. Where it it?? It’s untenable to not have one. Ring ring, Hello, it’s 2007 and they want their app back.
By Anonmom

Needs lots of improvement

2
I am a paid subscriber and I check the app multiple times a day. Content wise, I am happy. Some articles are short but that’s fine. This app needs a search function - I can’t believe there isn’t one yet. My biggest complaint is half the articles just don’t open. Specially, any article on weather and climate change just doesn’t load. So what am I paying for? Half the content?
By Banh mi temptress

Font too small

1
I can’t read articles in this app because the font is too small.
By Sundayreviewer

Incomplete, not updated in a timely way

2
It cannot be this difficult to write an app that automatically yanks the full text of every posted article off a server and dumps it into the app. How many programmers are there in Seattle? Apparently the Times can hire none. No search. Incomplete content. Links open outside the app. Yesterday’s news today. No font size adjustment (for something whose readership certainly trends towards needing reading glasses). Come ON. Update: the late-to-never article posting has been fixed, but links still open outside the app. No good reason exists for a user to have to log in multiple times to read something referenced in a current article.
By E.Scribo

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