theSkimm

theSkimm

By theSkimm

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2016-04-18
  • Current Version: 2.9.2
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 39.13 MB
  • Developer: theSkimm
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 9,463 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
theSkimm App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
From 9,463 Reviews
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theSkimm App Description

theSkimm App gives you all the news and information you need to know to start your day. Your first month is free and after that it’s less than a cup of coffee a month. We’re making it easier for you to live a smarter life, and there’s a lot that comes with that… DAILY NEWS Every weekday, you get the news you need to know to start your day. All nonpartisan. All in one place. All in 5 mins or less. AUDIO SERIES Want more? Our audio podcast breaks down important, relevant topics for you to listen to on the go in 10 minutes or less. CALENDAR INTEGRATION That’s right. Our calendar syncs directly with yours -- Apple or Google, you choose -- to make sure you always know what’s coming up and can plan ahead. It’s constantly updating to make sure you never miss important events in politics, sports, entertainment, and more. READS Every Friday we recommend a new book that you won’t be able to put down and every day we recommend a new, 5 min Read to get into. DOWNTIME Consider your downtime handled. And smarter. Every Friday we give you what to watch, listen to, download, and read over the weekend. ------- 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. Details: - 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 http://theskimm.com/privacy - Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication

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App Reviews

  • News with a spark

    5
    By vindi kaur
    Am addicted to skimm. Great job all skimm staff Bravo
  • Let down

    2
    By Miker141
    I was excited to be kept up to date but was tricked into downloading the app to find out it wasn’t free. Only a month is. Then you pay. I can read all of this online. I’m not paying for it.
  • Need to Knows - Uninterrupted

    5
    By Suffering Selfie
    As a subscriber to the Skimm for over a year, I couldn’t be happier with the progress made and performance of this app. I turned to the Skimm during the election to get the news I *needed*, not the news I *wanted*. I started out with the Daily Skimm to my inbox and was able to get the day’s news uninterrupted by partisan bias and straight to the point. That captured my attention and I quickly became a subscriber. It’s a little bit of entertainment, sports, pop culture, and world news. I love the calendar subscriptions and I always feel in the know. Keep up the good work!
  • I'll change my review when it's free

    1
    By FhfkvkgFjv
    I can literally get all this info for free with tiny cards and a million other apps. Such a rip off
  • Misleading.

    2
    By Mhu1023
    Articles are US-centric and tonally biased although it claims to be non-partisan. Guess it’s target audience are younger audiences based on the hosts rhetoric. Just listened to the article on Xi Jinping hoping a professional summary that of the likes of History Channel or Bloomberg...this was not it.
  • Liberal views

    2
    By Patienttoapoint
    I like the idea of an abbreviated version of what is going on and was paying for it. It has become more and more liberal. I have a different viewpoint, and this is where we part ways.
  • Best News App for Busy People

    5
    By Jmsan5
    This app is single-handedly keeping me up-to-date with current events every week. Everything is concise, informative, and easy-to-follow. My favorite is their Daily Skimm, which summarizes all the major news stories into one quick read. Their Skimm Notes, Skimm Reads, and Skimm Calendar are a nice bonus. This subscription is worth every cent. Highly recommend.
  • Love the idea...but...

    2
    By BlairDB
    I really love the idea, but perhaps a one time fee would be better? Most people aren't a fan of this new trend where apps say they're free in the download store and then hit you with "to do this you must pay a subscription fee!" If I want to BUY an app I'll buy it. I'd probably pay a one time fee to download this app. But I won't pay monthly to use a calendar (though I do love the idea of having political events and such synced to my calendar for me), listen to news podcasts that I can listen to for free else where, or to have someone recommend what I should read and watch (again, love the idea and wouldn't mind suggestions at all, but my friends do that for free). Like I said, it's a nice idea, and I would definitely use it if it were just a one time fee, but otherwise I'm gonna have to pass and stick to getting your free news emails.
  • Not worth it

    1
    By Gigi meme cc
    Not worth it Please cancel, second request
  • Love the newsletter, the app needs help

    1
    By Fester222
    When I tried to begin a monthly subscription, it never connected to the App Store. Same on my iPad. The help desk didn’t help me. See ya!

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