theSkimm by theSkimm (Universal)
Released: Apr 18, 2016
Version: 2.3
Size: 28 MB
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theSkimm app anticipates what you need, and gives you the information when you need it. It syncs directly with your calendar to make sure you never miss important events. You’ll always know when the best TV show to binge comes back, when BFD political events are happening, and we’ll tell you when to buy things like Mother’s Day presents or book flights for a long weekend.

Our app syncs directly with your calendar making sure you never miss important events. We’re constantly updating the events and adding important information as things get closer. We also have special calendars if you’re into entertainment, politics, sports, and/or business to make sure you’re getting more of the things that matter to you. We’re dedicated to doing all the work, so you don’t have to.

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

A curated selection of what you need to start watching, listening to, and downloading delivered to you every Friday.

Every Monday through Friday, get all the news and info you need to start your day. It’s the best and smartest way to wake up.

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.

- 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
- 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 2.3
Hey Skimm'rs, new update for you. Now when you share events with your friends, it'll send them a pic with all the info they need to know. Plus some updates to make the experience so fresh, so smooth.

ICYMI we now have calendars for different categories in entertainment, politics, sports, and business & tech so you can get more of what's important to you.

Call us, beep us, if you wanna reach us. Actually just email us at if you have any feedback or questions.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Great!
  • ➜ theSkimm is a highly rated app (5-star).
  • ➜ The app is free.
  • ➜ theSkimm is currently ranked #23 in free News apps for iPhone, as well as #18 in free News apps for iPad.
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