148Apps Review Summary

Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: A LITTLE OFF :: Read Our Full Review >>

The Bonnier Mag+ platform is great on video and in theory but isn't great as an iPad application.

What's New

Bug fixes and other improvements

App Description


Popular Science+ has ALL the same content as the print magazine, along with special iPad-only features.

Print subscribers can access the digital issue for FREE by downloading this app, tapping the Current Subscribers button, and following the instructions to create an account.

New digital subscribers will be billed 30 days after purchasing. If you do not wish to be billed and continue your subscription, simply turn off auto-renew at least 24 hours before the end of your free trial period.

More than 100 pages of mind-bending science fiction, including original work from Popular Science, a short story anthology from up-and-coming writers, and a graphic novel based on Isaac Asimov's legendary Nightfall, one of the greatest pieces of short science fiction ever written. Free with an annual subscription or available as a single copy.


• The Year in Ideas —2015 will be the time for Ebola vaccines, virtual reality, and commercial space habitats. Know what to expect from science for the next year.

• Inside the New Stealth Arsenal — Top-secret autonomous drones will remake the way war is waged. We take you under the hood of the aircraft flying under the radar.

• Animals Like Us — Humans have long seen themselves as distinct from animals. New research could give us a reason to rethink those differences.

• Maker, Inc. — Local Motors, General Electric, and an army of DIY inventors rebuild American manufacturing.

• Now — Ski gear that adapts to changing mountain conditions, the tools to stream like a pro gamer, a 3-D printed candy taste test, and more!

• Next — The newest giant telescopes that will look deep into space, an early warning system for eye disease, how to optimize your carry-on for maximum carbon savings, and more!

• Manual — Make your own snowball slingshot, an artist that works with DNA, a homemade still for making post-apocalyptic moonshine, and more!

• 1-year (12 issues) subscription for $14.99 - You save 74%!
• 1-month subscription for $1.99

Your subscription will automatically renew unless you cancel 24 hours before the subscription runs out. You can turn off auto-renewal at any time from your iTunes account settings. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period.

Missing issues after update? Tap the “Missing Issues?” button in the Library and sign in to the iTunes account you used to buy the issues originally. They should reappear in your Library.

E-mail us with any questions, problems, or even just feedback at: popsciplus@popsci.com

For more information, read our privacy policy and terms of use. http://www.bonniercorp.com/privacy_policy.html

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App Changes

December 05, 2014 New version 5.2.5
November 01, 2014 New version 5.2.0
September 28, 2014 New version 5.1.8
August 24, 2014 New version 5.1.4
June 30, 2014 New version 5.1
February 05, 2014 New version 4.4.2
April 01, 2010 Initial Release

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