theSkimm

theSkimm

Developed by theSkimm

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2016-04-18
  • Current Version: 2.11
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 35.24 MB
  • Developer: theSkimm
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 9,805 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
theSkimm App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 9,805 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. Try the app for free, 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 episodes break 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 monthly subscriptions begin with a free trial, after which a recurring charge of $2.99 per month. All yearly subscriptions are charged $29.99 at the time of purchase, with a recurring charge billed annually. 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

  • The Skinm

    5
    By lolodarling
    I love this app! Short, funny, & right on cue.
  • Wait

    1
    By Bstewie
    People actually pay a monthly subscription for this? No, thanks
  • Keeps me sane and at least somewhat informed....

    4
    By KatAnne88
    I am not a big fan of reading or watching the news. I don’t like the repetition of stories, the negativity, or dramatization of events. I just want to be at least somewhat informed and not have to sift through a bunch of negative hyped up crap to do it. That’s why I love the Skimm. It’s simple. It makes it so I can at least have an idea of what’s going on and maybe talk intelligently about it. Only reason I’m not 5 stars is I find it a little hard to navigate this app. I’m not sure how I get to everything all the time and also have a hard time trying to find something I’ve read a while ago if I wanted to look back at it.
  • Very Liberal

    2
    By Vantran321
    Before you get offended by my title, I just want to let you know that I'm very neutral on the political spectrum. The idea is great and the journalism is very easy to follow along. I am just looking for a news outlet that has a more balanced point of view.
  • I love this app.

    5
    By Popstar5991
    Best news app I’ve seen by far. I’ve never wanted to read the news more!
  • I’m impressed

    5
    By BattleRed
    I’m always hesitate to get another news app. I already have MSNBC & Fox News and don’t need anymore yelling. Skimm just tells the story. It actually gives both sides deliberately but it’s not in a they’re wrong or right description. In regards to the subscription its more that just a news story reporting service that yes you can get free from 100’s of apps. It gives easy to backgrounds & research of topics as well. Only wish is they had a podcast so I could get updates from Hey Siri. My go to news (not yelling) app!
  • Ultra liberal

    1
    By Redline450
    Very one sided, this is the app for far left ultra liberal females ... the groups that have time protest everything
  • Excellent service & worth the fee

    5
    By AlphaJules
    The best updates, with clear & concise language, and a clever, witty sensibility. They always seem to know what is happening & keep me informed. Stellar insights on books & other key educational information to help me stay up to date, and growing my own brain. It’s my fav!
  • Bait and switch membership for biased information

    2
    By Hobert miller h
    This free app has nothing to offer unless you pay its monthly fee, which was not disclosed openly upon downloading. The information in the bite sized pieces are very liberal leaning in pay gap “Facts”, and is not politically unbiased in the information it gives you, and it’s delivery. A portion of the information is not fact checked, and is presented at the same credibility of a college podcast, not a news agency. So take everything with a grain of salt. As a synapses, this app will best benefit a liberal leaning person looking for quick information, and doesn’t mind paying a monthly fee.
  • Well worth it! My go to news!

    5
    By Bms1290
    Hello, I just downloaded this app the other day and I have to say I’m really loving it. I’m a 27 year old stay at home mom and I can’t always have the news on or sit on my phone and read up on world affairs/daily news. This is one of the best apps I’ve ever come across. It covers everything and I love that it explains what certain things are like the (Nuclear deal) for example. That is my favorite part of the app. Since I tend to be out of the loop, I sometimes don’t know what things are about. I’m normally a Twitter user but this app goes far beyond because it takes the time to cover everything, stick with key points and explain what things are. I’m finding myself clicking on this app more so than Twitter now! I have no issues paying for this service whatsoever. Thank you to the creators of this app. I can tell a lot of love went into it and hard work on the daily. 5 stars from me!

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