Why did they have to leave a working app for a disaster? I'm cancelling my subscription. I had been reluctant to renew since they switched to the ever-changing google, I finally decided to do so and my fears were confirmed. I haven't read a single issue since my renewal. Google play asking for my card details before I can access something i already paid for is ridiculous, and then I'm asked to go through google play and then, No !!, I can't read on google play, now I have to go through newstand and there I can only view 3 pages of the only issue that seems to open, pop ups don't work. I have to go through play store>>magazines>>newstand>> view a whole lot of rubbish magazines I'm not interested in before I can find the TIME mag. Maybe I'm doing something wrong or not going the right way but the TIME app on my galaxy tab was a lot more convenient to use, it was nice and working perfectly. This old app was perfect with a shortcut on my homepage and a library where I could view all my TIME issues at once and select what I wanted. Why did they have to leave a working app for a disaster?
The Worst Ever I don't know who field tests this app but it is the worst ever. It simply doesn't work. The iOS version that I used on an iPad was great. I could always download the magazine wherever I was traveling whenever a new issue came out - usually late Thursday night or early Friday morning. Now I can't download an issue at all. I have no idea who to call to help me. I've been reading Time for decades -- till now. My comments have nothing to do with the magazine itself but only with this app. I am NOT a computer neophyte but this app is absolutely terrible. How can anyone get help with this terrible piece of software?
Great content but bad digital copy I used to read Time magazine with its own app. It had a few problems, but they were tolerable. Ever since Time started deliver digital copies with Google Play, the situation has gotten worse. I have seen pages not showing up, pictures getting blocked by another layer, etc. Those problems interrupt normal reading flow and are very annoying.
Almost unusable Don't know if the problem is Google play or time magazine, but this is a glitchy piece of crap. I won't be renewing my subscription time.
Pretty Good but some annoying problems I like to read Time through the Google magazine app. However there are a couple of annoying bugs. The most annoying is that sometimes a layer will block the layer below. For example a gallery of thumbnails of photos. If I tap one thumbnail the photo appears *under* the gallery of thumbnails and so 1/2 or more of the underlying photo is obscured by the thumbnails. The app is also sometimes very sensitive to a slight tap which causes it to bring up the "choose a page" overlay. It is sometimes difficult to get the overlay to disappear.
Its Google stupid. The last Time app I used on my Android tablet in 2012 worked very nicely and i used it more than my h copy. This app is a time-wasting, pun intended, piece of junk that Google has wrecked trying to implement their typical overzealous data-mining mindset and Time's (former) readers are the ones who suffer.