What's New

Update now for app improvements to enhance your reading experience:
-New storefront look
-Updated library
-Updated Help page
-Bug and stability fixes

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App Description

FROM OUR LATEST ISSUE, MAY 2015

• Ninth Annual Invention Awards – MakerBot co-founder Bre Pettis helps us commend the makers behind innovations like a flying car that folds out into a plane, a personal pollution monitor, and a painless vaccine alternative.

• The Rise of the Incredible, Edible Insect – Will foodies’ stomachs growl for the latest six-legged protein source? We take a look at the nutrient-rich, environmentally friendly practice of entomophagy.

• Nothing but the Truth – Physicist and writer Alan Lightman explores how passion clouds judgment in
science—but drives discovery.

• The Hacker’s Guide to Smart Homes – Does your dream home involve lighting and appliances adapting to your whims? We’ll teach you the ins and outs of choosing and setting up the hardware for a connected, intelligent abode.

• The Church of Church – George Church didn’t stop after he revolutionized biology. Now he has plans to store data in DNA, bring back extinct species, wipe out malaria, and map the brain.

• Now – The Sony Walkman goes hi-fi, Pebble’s plan to win the smartwatch wars, the newest crop of action cameras, and more!

• Next – A geologist who’s blueprinting Earth, maglev elevators that could change city skylines, reasons to communicate with extraterrestrials, and more!

• Manual – Bionic boots, the engineer behind barrel rolls and roller-coaster drops, a radio built from spare TV parts, and more!


SUBSCRIPTIONS AVAILABLE:
• 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.

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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 21, 2015 New version 5.3.15
  • November 26, 2014 New version 5.2.5
  • October 26, 2014 New version 5.2.0
  • September 21, 2014 New version 5.1.8
  • July 19, 2014 New version 5.1.4
  • June 21, 2014 New version 5.1
  • February 05, 2014 New version 4.4.2
  • December 19, 2013 New version 4.4.1
  • November 30, 2013 New version 4.4.0
  • October 17, 2013 New version 4.3.1
  • September 30, 2013 New version 4.3
  • July 26, 2013 New version 4.2.1
  • July 17, 2013 New version 4.2
  • March 04, 2013 New version 4.1
  • December 04, 2012 New version 4.04
  • October 30, 2012 New version 4.0.3
  • October 17, 2012 New version 4.0.2
  • September 28, 2012 New version 4.0.1
  • September 20, 2012 New version 4.0
  • April 17, 2012 New version 3.2
  • February 24, 2012 New version 3.1
  • January 05, 2012 New version 3.0
  • November 11, 2011 New version 2.6.1
  • October 12, 2011 New version 2.6
  • June 24, 2011 New version 2.0