New Scientist

New Scientist


New Scientist is the world’s most-read weekly popular science and technology magazine. Every week, New Scientist offers:
- Accurate, easy-to-understand coverage of the latest discoveries – and what they will mean for your life.
- A fresh, rational perspective on international news, from healthcare to energy.
- In-depth features that explore the big questions about life, the universe and what it means to be human.

The New Scientist app allows you to read each weekly issue on your Android device, including in-depth articles, videos and links to references. Download the New Scientist app read sample issues for free, buy individual issues or buy a subscription.

If you already have a subscription, please contact customer services to include app access as part of your subscription before logging in to the app. Customer services details can be found here: http://www.newscientist.com/info/in431?full=true

Details on subscription terms and conditions:
- Length: Subscriptions are available for a 1 month term (4 issues) or 1 year term (51 issues). Delivery is weekly.
- Payment will be charged through Google Play’s billing system at confirmation of purchase.
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current subscription period.
- Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Renewals are similarly available for 1 month or 1 year.
- 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.
- Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.
- Privacy policy information can be found here: http://www.newscientist.com/info/in9?full=true#cookies
- Terms of Use can be found here: http://www.newscientist.com/info/in5?full=true
- Subscriptions via Google Play do not include unlimited access to newscientist.com.

Having trouble? Email [email protected] and we’ll be happy to help.

If someone in the world has a good idea, you’ll read about it in New Scientist.

Recent changes:
New Scientist for Android is a major update to our beta version. This release expands the app beyond just news to include everything printed in the magazine, every week – including in-depth features and our much-loved Feedback and Last Word sections. The app includes some free trial issues. Further issues are available to buy one at a time or you can subscribe to receive them all. To continue reading only news for free, visit newscientist.com or the Google Currents app.
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About New Scientist
New Scientist is the world’s most-read weekly popular science and technology magazine. Every week, New Scientist offers:
- Accurate, easy-to-understand coverage of the latest discoveries – and what they will mean for your life.
- A fresh, rational perspective on international news, from healthcare to energy.
- In-depth features that explore the big questions about life, the universe and what it means to be human.

The New Scientist app allows you to read each weekly issue on your Android device, including in-depth articles, videos and links to references. Download the New Scientist app read sample issues for free, buy individual issues or buy a subscription.

If you already have a subscription, please contact customer services to include app access as part of your subscription before logging in to the app. Customer services details can be found here: http://www.newscientist.com/info/in431?full=true

Details on subscription terms and conditions:
- Length: Subscriptions are available for a 1 month term (4 issues) or 1 year term (51 issues). Delivery is weekly.
- Payment will be charged through Google Play’s billing system at confirmation of purchase.
- Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current subscription period.
- Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Renewals are similarly available for 1 month or 1 year.
- 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.
- Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication.
- Privacy policy information can be found here: http://www.newscientist.com/info/in9?full=true#cookies
- Terms of Use can be found here: http://www.newscientist.com/info/in5?full=true
- Subscriptions via Google Play do not include unlimited access to newscientist.com.

Having trouble? Email [email protected] and we’ll be happy to help.

If someone in the world has a good idea, you’ll read about it in New Scientist.

Recent changes:
New Scientist for Android is a major update to our beta version. This release expands the app beyond just news to include everything printed in the magazine, every week – including in-depth features and our much-loved Feedback and Last Word sections. The app includes some free trial issues. Further issues are available to buy one at a time or you can subscribe to receive them all. To continue reading only news for free, visit newscientist.com or the Google Currents app.

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User reviews of New Scientist
I already get the magazine each week but it's nice to have the app too in case of boredom.
Oct 19, 2010
"this content is not available for this app" and a link that doesn't open when clicked. Utterly crap.
Oct 13, 2010
Love the content, hate the app. Trys and fails to update all the time and crashes. Needs to be made to work like the Guardian UK app whereby you can download the daily content in one file for review offline
Sep 8, 2010
Browse news stories within the app. (I don't think it supports auto DL over Wifi so that you can browse without internet connection)
Aug 29, 2010
like it--pretty fast, regularly updated. FCs are unattractive, tho.
Jul 14, 2010
Android Market Comments
A Google User
6 days ago
Doesn't work on Nvidia shield tablet The app crashes and doesn't open on my shield tablet. I am a subscriber and not happy with the service.
A Google User
Sep 12, 2014
Security Violation Not sure what the developer has done but I can't get the app to install without a security violation that stops my account from activating. Have had to revert to paper copy - unimpressed.
A Google User
Sep 12, 2014
It doesn't work!!! I've paid a subscription, and I can not read any full article, because it doesn't scroll up and down!! I can only swap from left or right and that's it. My phone is a galaxy S3 i9300 android 4.4.4.
A Google User
Sep 12, 2014
good
A Google User
Sep 8, 2014
Major Improvements Required I enjoy reading the magazine, but the app is still quite buggy. The main issue I have is that the font size sometimes changes when you scroll down through an article. Parts of the article can also overlay the previous paragraph, making it unreadable. A workaround is to cycle through the font size options until you get back to your desired font size, and then the article renders correctly. On the subject of font size, some older readers (myself included) may prefer a larger font than the largest option currently available. Also, it would be better to have a font size increase and decrease button, rather than having to cycle through all the font sizes. I also agree with the reviewers who complained that the back button takes you right out of the current edition. This is annoying and counter-intuitive.