Slate.com by The Slate Group, LLC (Universal)
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Released: Feb 26, 2010
Version: 5.5.2
Size: 62 MB
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Slate.com

The Slate Group, LLC
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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, The Gist and Slow Burn. 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: $5.99 per month and $58.99 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. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.

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's Privacy Policy: https://slate.com/privacy

Slate's Terms of Use: https://slate.com/terms

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.

What's new in version 5.5.2
This build fixes an issue where logged in users would get logged out after some period of inactivity. You might need to log in again after you update. Thanks for your patience while we worked this out!
Our verdict: Good
  • + Slate.com is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + The app is free.
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