You love the magazine, but have you seen Saveur on the iPad?
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Backed by poor service. Makes hard copy subscribers jump through hoops, only to end up being asked to pay again for each issue. Otherwise fine. Pass on this. Lots of competition.
I have been trying to cancel my subscription for a year. It will not let me.
New app - still doesn’t work. Done Deleted won’t look back
Saveur, you should be ashamed
As a long time print subscriber, I probably have 100 issues lying around, I was so looking forward to my print subscription being available on my iPad. Of course, as you already know, I was sadly mistaken. So, what you are asking this long time subscriber to do is pay for digital access AND print access. I know the magazine is high quality and directed to affluent folks but we still don't want to pay twice for the same thing. Do you really need the money that bad? We love your magazine as you can see from many comments here but I am still not willing to pay twice. I have realized that all my magazines have dual print and digital access except those from your publisher. I encourage you to put some pressure on your publisher. The world is changing. If you are truly customer centered you will meet or exceed the needs of your customer and pair up access as soon as possible. After all, you are creating some angry customers out here. You may just end up losing subscribers.
DO NOT SUBSCRIBE..Can't cancel
REAL RATING AT THIS POINT: 0/5 Love the print issue so thought I would sign up for the $1.99/mo program. Was billed for and downloaded the first issue in August. Then I was billed for September and October, but no downloads are showing unless I want to pay again! Tried to use the 'Revert' button to download my purchases, but they aren't there, only the first one. Apple credited me back the most recent charge, but I am still out the Sept. issue wch they say I have to contact Saveur about. Try calling the number listed on the left for support: You get the main number for all of their publications and must suffer thru 2 minutes of phone options . When I finally reached the Saveur department, the woman knew nothing about the app, and gave me the name of someone in New York who could help. I left a message 1 week ago. And I'm still waiting.... I will update this pending a resolution
Would you like an unreadable, scanned version of Saveur that is not modified or enhanced for iPad in any way? Interested in reading a magazine that has to be blown up and shoved around the screen so you can only see a tiny part of the article you are trying to read? This is the app for you! That's right! Not only is it expensive, but they will screw up your subscription for free! I still have most of a year's worth on my subscription and I won't even bother contacting customer "service" to try to fix my account so that I can download the remaining issues (if the app happened to allow a download which it usually doesn't). You are better off beating yourself in the head with a cast iron skillet (try Le Creuset for best effect) than trying to enjoy this app. 6 months of frustration is enough - I am swearing off all things Saveur.
From such a prominent publisher this is a very poor execution. Subscription feature doesn't work. I signed up for the $1.99 per month until I cancel, but there are now two more issues out that I can't access. It says I'm already subscribed, so I can't do anything more unless I go back to the one-at-a-time purchase mode for $4.99. Do they not test these things? They've no doubt hired some incompetent third-party developer and underinvested. And then walked away, saying "Mission accomplished!" And this is just to get a copy. Once you get a copy, be prepared for another disappointment. It's a plain PDF execution with no embedded links and a non-functioning share feature. No landscape mode. Bonnier Corp. should be more sensitive about what this can do to their brand, especially among the growing market of tablet users.
Cook's Does the same
I'm in agreement with all of you, and it's crazy. I found the same with all the (Cook's IL , Cook's Count, America's T.K. ) who are charging not only for separately for print and pad, but also if you want to use their ( three different websites) you have to pay for each of those as well. It's completely crazy, I also found( as I noticed someone else posted ) that I received only 1 magazine for my paid one years's subscription and I was told by BOTH SAVEUR AND COOK's that I only signed up for the " trial " which warranted one ( print ) magazine that was payed for in full. So, I guess one print magazine is $39 odd dollars ? I am angry, and think it really is crummy business to try to convince me that I am in fact completely stupid, when I have credit card charges that show that I paid for what a year's subscription. SO OVER IT!
Stop Stealing my $$$-- is anyone out there???
Since January I have tried to cancel my subscription. I receive a monthly notification from iTunes saying that my credit card will be charged for next month's issue. I click on the link to make a change to me account & my login fails. IS ANYONE OUT THERE??? This app is like The Hotel California- check in...can never leave. I haven't been able to open a single issue I have paid for in the past five months. YES-I UPDATE THE APP REGULARLY. As in tonight. While I now see the red Saveur page (rather than a black screen) that is all I see. No way to see the issues I continue to be charged for. PLEASE FIX THIS APP-I love this magazine but if you can't make an app that works, stop advertising it as a viable source for your magazine.
Needs a fix, BADLY!
In order for me to see my subscribed issues, I have to delete the app, then reload it, then sign in again. Then I can open whatever issue I want, but as soon as I am in that issue, I can’t get back to the main screen. At which point I have to do the whole process over again. I sent an email to support about this a while ago but have not heard back. Love the print magazine, but the app is lacking; and since I travel a bit I like to have the option of seeing my issues in digital. The only reason why o have a second star is because the quality of the digital issue is good and the navigation within issue is good.
truly a shame
This may be the most disappointing app on my iPad. For the most part, it does not launch. Ever. It hangs for a while, then kicks you back to Newstand. Deleting the app and redownloading it helps, but then you have to redownload all your issues. Extremely tiresome, time-consuming, and worst of all, temporary. It will fail to load again soon. It's also worth pointing out that Saveur doesn't offer free electronic editions to its print subscribers. They want you to pay for the same magazine twice. No grace, no class, no gratitude. Saveur really is a great food magazine. It's a real shame that they treat subscribers the way they do, and that they can't have a decent, reliable app designed.
IOS 8 problems downloading
My magazines were working fine on iPhone and iPad. But after upgrading both to iOS 8, the download button stopped working. I've uninstalled and reinstalled. Happens on both iPhone and iPad. Also happens on my Smithsonian and Cook's illustrated magazines. So their underlying app framework must be the cause. Hoping a new update is on its way. Strange that googling the issue comes up with nada. Am I the only one?
If I could only rate it 0 stars
I was subscribed to Saveur in print for approximately 2 years when I decided to make an Eco friendly choice and change from paper to iPad. Worst choice. Ever. This app is seriously one of the worst designed apps in the history of technology! Worked for about 4 months (bought the one year subscription) and one day it began crashing! I have not been able to download the past 5 issues. I can't even read older issues because the app will not even load. SAD! Dear Saveur, I love your magazine but your app is bringing me down! Sorry to say this but you have lost a costumer until further notice (aka fix the app).
Great magazine, app works
I'm not sure why others are having problems, but I've been a subscriber for over 6 months and have never had the app crash or freeze once. I love Saveur and am very happy with the way the digital edition mimics and enhances the magazine experience. I especially like the way you can view one page at a time in portrait view and the two-page spread in landscape view. I'm not sure why all magazines don't do this (I'm looking at you Food & Wine and Bon Appetit).
Yep - round and round and round to no avail
Just as another user has stated- sign in - sign out and read the tiny little numbers on my subscription tab on paper magazine, enter them - add name - password - and I should be in, right? NOPE - it asks for it all over again... just how dense am I that I did this about 6 or 7 times thinking I had done something wrong - I know, it’s embarrassing just how dense - oh my. So what’s up - you are stating we have access to both paper and digital with our subscriptions - so far this is not true. Either change your statement and your advertising or fix the problem - as this is FALSE ADVERTISING at this point.
Yes. Saveur is quiet safe to use but use with caution. This is based on our NLP (Natural language processing) analysis of over 33 User Reviews sourced from the Appstore and the appstore cumulative rating of 3.6/5 . Justuseapp Safety Score for Saveur Is 20.7/100.
Yes. Saveur is legit, but not 100% legit to us. This conclusion was arrived at by running over 33 Saveur User Reviews through our NLP machine learning process to determine if users believe the app is legitimate or not. Based on this, Justuseapp Legitimacy Score for Saveur Is 20.7/100.
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