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What have you done to this app?? It’s completely ruined!!!why is the picture quality worse??Why are all the back issues now PDFs?!?!?!?? I’m furious. There was nothing wrong with the previous version of the app so why did you have to mess it up. Fix this or I’m unsubscribing!
App RUINED by last update
Latest update ruined what was a perfectly good app. Can’t make it go to landscape mode (most convenient way to read in my opinion) and turning pages got slow and irresponsive. Will not renew my subscription
Can’t access subscription after latest update
Restoring my subscription is not working after the latest app update and I can’t access any magazines despite renewing ,y subscription!
Doesn’t recognize my subscription via iTunes and therefore won’t let me read any back issues. Will be cancelling mine at the next renewal which is luckily next month.
What did you do???
The app has reverted to the pdf-only version of several years ago, and no longer recognizes my subscription via iTunes. Is this Brexit related or something?
Content is great but the new design isn’t the best
I can’t get to the home page
I can’t exit the current magazine! Please fix ASAP!
Awesome magazine, buggy as hell app
The magazine and stories are really great and entertaining to read. But the app is buggy and always has difficulty starting, remembering you or signing on. It works, eventually, but difficult to engage.
Great iPad content rendered unusable by update
I have enjoyed reading Top Gear Magazine in its printed form for years, but living in New York it was always expensive and late to get hold of. I couldn't help but think there had to be a better way. Apple rolled out the iPad and as soon as it was available I subscribed to the magazine through Zinio. Their rubbish delivery (late) felt like a step backwards, and I leapt onto the app distributed through Apple's Newsstand. All the waiting was gone and I could enjoy the magazine as soon as it came out. Hooray! Then came the latest update, and suddenly it's all gone very wrong. No portrait view? No zoom? I can only guess that they released this app without testing it at all. I'm sure there must be lovely features and lots of bells and whistles, but I haven't experienced any of them because they have rendered the magazine unreadable. Maybe it's all part of an upcoming episode of the show where Clarkson, Hammond. and May take it upon themselves to re-design the iPad app? I don't think so, because even the Hammerhead Eagle iThrust was better conceived, and tested according to the video footage of testing that the boys put together, and the Reliant Robin Space Shuttle was more successful. SORT IT OUT!
2.x version not so good for older issues...
Well, the new content looks and works great. But for the older issues it's gone a little downhill. There are two glaring issues for me: first, what happened to portrait view? That's the main way I used to read the mag. Second, the page flipping isn't as smooth as it was before; for example, if you're zoomed in and the page is fully moved to the right, an additional flick would move you to the next page. Now I have to zoom out of every page to go to the next one.
If you love Top Gear, you owe it to yourself to check this out. All the content that you would expect, now in a cool new format. All in all, GREAT app and the content alone is worth the subscription price. HOWEVER, there is one thing about this App that drives me certifiably insane: Even after purchasing a subscription, there is no easy way to tell that you are, in fact: SUBSCRIBED. Issues still show up with a "Tap to Preview" stamped on top, and an ominous "Sign In" still shows up in the top left hand corner (apparently I need an account to something, but I'm not sure what)... Look, I realize that my OCD makes me nitpick, but these are simple UI changes that could just put your mind at ease (especially when you are spending this much money on a subscription)! Please, just make it easy for me to know that I'm getting the next issue, and I'm not missing something.
I've read some of the other reviews and I am wondering if I have the same App. I think this is the best magazine for iPad that I have used, and I have used quite a few. It was designed for use on the iPad and is not just the print version shrunk into tiny print that you have to expand and read piece by piece. It was obviously made for iPad and it makes it a very enjoyable interactive experience. Lots of links to pictures or videos, very nicely done.
Lacks refinement. Content much better than app (for that price)
I choose the app because it's not easy to travel with 20kg of magazines. Or a gigantic crate with my dear Clarkson, May and Hammond stuffed in it. I still think they were the team I needed for a 10/10. Hope the 'new ones' will keep trying. As far as the app is concerned, not enough zoom and navigation possibilities on older issues. And, still, not enough on the more recent ones. It looks a bit like a 5 yrs old app. It does the job but not 1 % more. Petrolheads only. iPhone? If you are younger than 35 or have a 'macro view' button on the side of your head. Or glasses. Or both
Other comments regarding the newly tiny fonts and forced landscape view are correct. Here's my issue - all previous issues have disappeared, despite using the "Restore All Purchases" fix suggested above by the publisher. After the automated response to an email complaint promised a response "in 24 hours," it took 3 days to get a form email asking me take all the troubleshooting steps I told them I'd already done (force restart app, restart iPad, uninstall and reinstall app). So now I get animated ads that I can't skip, but none of the previous content that I actually paid for.
Doesn't work on iOS 8.1
On iPhone 6 plus with iOS 8.1. When I first turned on the app it jumps right into topgear watches (one of the free issues I suppose). Wondering where the main screen is, clicked on one of the image, the navigation bar shows up, clicked on the back button, nothing happened. The navigation bar was gone, and further clicking did not bring the navigation bar back. Closed the app completely and turned it back on, only got a white screen and the app would never load from that point. Please fix.
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