The Straits Times for iPhone

The Straits Times for iPhone

By Singapore Press Holdings

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2012-11-01
  • Current Version: 8.10.2
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 93.50 MB
  • Developer: Singapore Press Holdings
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    2/5 ( 38 Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
The Straits Times for iPhone App Ratings: 2
2
Total 38 Reviews

The Straits Times for iPhone App Description

Experience the best of The Straits Times award-winning content with the latest changes to ST app. The app is free to download, and all users can read non-Premium stories in their entirety. Here are some other features of the ST app you might like: - Create your own homepage so you can read what matters to you first - Subscribe to get full access to Premium content, such as exclusives, features and analyses from our best writers and veteran journalists - Receive push alerts on topics of your choice - Listen to news - Save articles to read later - Preload The Straits Times ePaper on Wi-Fi to read offline (only applicable to All-Digital, All-Digital + Print subscribers and subscriptions via iTunes) Your subscription options: • 7-day subscription for US$5.99 • 1-month subscription for US$22.49 • Readers can choose to subscribe for 7 days or for 1 month • 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, and identify the cost of the renewal • 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. Terms of Service: https://www.sph.com.sg/terms-and-conditions/app-for-ios/ Privacy Policy: https://sph.com.sg/legal/sph_privacy/

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The Straits Times for iPhone App Reviews

  • Links in email should open app if installed.

    4
    By andrewteoh
    Links to Straits Times website in the daily email digests should launch in the ST app if installed.
  • Serves up Ads at every opportunity to Subscriber

    1
    By Gingerpeony
    This app is serving up pop-up advertising at every opportunity, at startup, after every link, including video pop-ups. Very disruptive and irritating. Plus the video pop-ups are sucking up bandwidth, which occurs at every link. Very bad form for a respectable news org. Makes the app almost unusable, unless you have the patience to live with the nonsense.
  • Refreshing change. Well done!

    5
    By Taletee
    The latest build is so different (better) in form and style from all that has come before that it is hard to imagine it coming from the same team, or company. Whatever it is that you are doing, SPH, please keep at it. It's certainly in the right direction. The user interface is rich and intuitive. It is easy to navigate and a joy to use. It is no longer a poor cousin of the print edition and can stand on its own as a complete Straits Times. While it is no FT or NYT, is comes very close; without mimicking or copying. Kudos to the development team. Now that the electronic version has caught up with the print edition, perhaps ST can set its ambitions higher and aim for a global readership, much like the FT or the NYT. With more op-ed, analyses and features that appeal to a globalized audience trying to understand Asia or the world through Asian eyes. Best of luck!
  • Apple Watch app needs work

    3
    By goodgoat
    iOS app Works great but Apple Watch app is not native and is usually a blank screen.
  • Can't even open the app since update

    1
    By Sirentian
    This latest version keeps crashing the moment I open the app--I can't even see the front page of the ST app before it collapses back to my iPhone home screen. Please fix!
  • Log in is extremely buggy

    2
    By Seeingstevie
    The system asks for a subscription to view the paper in pdf format when I have an ongoing subscription that covers that. This has happen countless times over the past few years when I had switched to online viewing rather than reading a physical paper. Please fix it. Once or twice is acceptable. Frequent periodic screw ups are not, especially for a national paper.
  • Keeps crashing

    1
    By kidkorea
    Keeps crashing and hanging.
  • Great new redesign

    5
    By Lydia123gdgfg
    Really great new design. Loads fast and is easy to navigate. Good work guys.
  • Have to relogin periodically, newspaper doesn't load

    3
    By ajollyaffairsg
    Even though I have a subscription and am logged in, am told that I have no access to epaper. Have to logout and relogin again. Newspaper also doesn't load.
  • Issue with login

    1
    By IvanChang
    I'm a ST subscriber. Everyday the app prompts me that I've read the limit for the month and I need to logout and login again just for me to read the article which I already paid for. Fix this.

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