Albany Times Union News Reviews

Albany Times Union News Reviews

Published by on 2021-09-13

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Table of Contents:
1. Reviews
2. Is it Safe?
3. Is it Legit?
4. App not working?
5. Report Issue

Albany Times Union News Reviews

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    Wow- Major Improvement Nicely Done

    The old app was awkward and unattractive. Rarely have I seen such dramatic improvement in an app. I read the paper much more often now given how easy it is to read and how attractive the new format is! So much more readable and accessible. And I like knowing more about my local community than I had the fortitude to learn from the off-putting old app.

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    Terrible new app

    Always looked forward to reading app like the paper looked. You should make a section where you can download any edition to read. Take a lesson from the business reviews app. Took a vacation with no electronic devices and returned today looking to read the last 12 editions and I am not able or can’t figure out how to do it. If I could give it lower than a 1 star I would. Don’t change what has worked for years for people. Bring back the old app so you can call yourself a newspaper and us subscribers can read it and get the feel of a newspaper.

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    Excellent on iPad

    I recently subscribed to online access to the TU, but I didn’t like the website version of the newspaper. Too much clickbait, too many animated ads, too many junk ads. This app eliminates all the junk. And it’s as good as any of the top newspaper apps - NYT, WaPo. Well done.

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    New App Disapointing

    The new app is disappointing to say the least. The TU replaced a very user friendly, news filled app with a new version that offers only a portion of the paper even though you are a paid subscriber. It also doesn’t offer and feature to customize the app, ie adjust font size. I am extremely disappointed. The only reason I gave it one star was because you can’t post a review otherwise.

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    I am disappointed in this update. There is no search function, no contacts link, and the real estate section is gone—I always looked forward to going through the deeds and deals each week. It is not clear which articles are from the current day’s issue.

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    No Longer a Newspaper

    Instead of being able to read today’s paper by flipping through page by page, the T-U online version is now like every other news outlet app - stories scattered, scrolling required, and no line between new and old articles. A bummer, since I have read online T-U daily all over the world due to its straightforward simplicity and discrete daily editions.

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    Very disappointing

    I will no longer subscribe to the TU. This app is awful. The old one looked like a newspaper and was very easy to read. Now I might just as well go to the TU website. I read through the other reviews and agree with every one of them. You even eliminated the crossword puzzles. My 94 year old mother looked forward to doing them every day. I wish you would reinstate the old app.

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    Going backwards

    I keep trying to love this update, but can’t. The Times Union is a great newspaper, but the old app, while unstable at times, was easier to navigate and felt more like reading a newspaper. If you’re new to the app, you will like it for the content. If you were satisfied with the old app, prepare to be frustrated.

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    Every time I try to login it tells me I have to link my subscription. I go through all the steps and link the subscription yet it still tells me I have no stories left. I close the app try again and it tells me I have to link the subscription again even though it shows me is having already linked the subscription. Really just a garbage app.

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    Terrible update

    If it’s not broke don’t break it. You can’t tell what is old or new. I like to quickly look at the obituaries each morning. Instead of seeing a photo of the deceased, the city, and whether it is recent or in memory of, I only see a list of 50 names. I would have to open each one to decide if I wanted to read further. Would much prefer the old edition.

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    Sorry, I wanted to like it but the old app was much better, maybe it was just more familiar and newspaper like. Also, I’m getting notices that I “only have [x number] of articles” that I’m eligible to read, which I don’t understand since I pay a subscription fee.

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    Weather/School Closings??

    It annoys me so much that I still have to go to the TU site or other news sites to get the weather and school closings. Why isn’t there a tab for this on the app? That’s a really silly oversight. I have a subscription to TU and really wish I could use it for this too!

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    Very Disappointing

    This update is not very user friendly and difficult to navigate. There is no search function. The crossword puzzles are nowhere to be found. The previous version was better. If I could restore the previous version I would. I don’t believe this was well thought out.

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    No search, no comics.

    No search, no comics, associated press stories available for free elsewhere.

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    Switch it back!!!

    Has no choice but to update the app, and I am so disappointed! The original version was like reading a newspaper, I could search and easily navigate. This new version is like reading a blurb of headlines. The old format was much better. I'm all for change, but make it a good change.

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Is Albany Times Union News Safe?

Yes. Albany Times Union News is quiet safe to use but use with caution. This is based on our NLP (Natural language processing) analysis of over 1,184 User Reviews sourced from the Appstore and the appstore cumulative rating of 4.4/5 . Justuseapp Safety Score for Albany Times Union News Is 35.9/100.

Is Albany Times Union News Legit?

Yes. Albany Times Union News is legit, but not 100% legit to us. This conclusion was arrived at by running over 1,184 Albany Times Union News 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 Albany Times Union News Is 35.9/100.

Is Albany Times Union News not working?

Albany Times Union News works most of the time. If it is not working for you, we recommend you excersise some patience and retry later or Contact Support.

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