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Our Rating: ★★★½☆ :: NOT QUITE WIRED FOR THE IPAD :: Read Our Full Review >>

WIRED's first take on iPad magazines is ambitious but ultimately falls short of its goal of redefining the magazine for the digital age.

What's New

Fixed an issue that caused some back issues to appear blank.

App Description

It’s easier than ever to enjoy this groundbreaking monthly on your iPad. Just download the WIRED app for access to individual copies or to sign up for a subscription. If you’re already a print subscriber in the US or Canada, download the WIRED app to access the iPad edition for free.

If you experience problems or have any questions, please contact us at (800) 967-2082.

In the February issue of WIRED, Jessi Hempel profiles CEO Satya Nadella and his warm, fuzzy, and slightly bonkers plan to make us care about Microsoft. The Redmond giant has had to face up to the reality of mobile apps, cloud computing, and the decline of the PC. From embracing his competitors to giving away software for free, Nadella has steered the company 180 degrees on multiple fronts. Its most ambitious effort: Project Hololens, a new computing platform built around crazy holographic goggles.

• How skateboard legend Rodney Mullen became a Silicon Valley superstar
• Dumpster diving for fun and profit (lots of profit)
• Why Jane Goldman is Hollywood’s secret weapon
• If we want to keep the gadgets flowing, we’ll have to mine Greenland
• What it’s like to see for the first time ever
• Wearables don’t have to do everything—just one thing really well

It’s the WIRED vision of how innovation is shaping the future, featuring content not available in the print magazine.

Want more WIRED? Download back issues starting from June 2010.

There are two digital subscription options:
One-month subscription for $1.99, automatically renewed until canceled.
One-year subscription for $19.99, automatically renewed until canceled.

Payment for all purchases will be charged to your iTunes account at the confirmation of your purchase.

CURRENT APP USERS: Once you install the latest version of the WIRED app and accept an upgrade to iOS 5, the WIRED icon on your iPad will disappear— you’ll now find WIRED in your Newsstand folder. Tap the image of our cover to read the latest issue and access your library. If you choose not to do both of these actions, the WIRED icon will remain on your device and the app will remain accessible through it. In addition, to take advantage of having the latest issue automatically downloaded on to your device, go into your Settings on your iPad, select “Store” and turn on the automatic download switch for the WIRED app.

SUBSCRIBERS’ AUTOMATIC-RENEWAL FEATURE: Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period (another year for annual subscribers, another month for monthly subscribers) unless you change your subscription preferences in your account settings. You can manage your subscriptions through your Account Settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. Please go to www.wired.com/go/appCDS for more information.

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App Changes

November 10, 2014 New version 4.5.2
September 29, 2014 New version 4.51
July 16, 2014 New version 4.5
June 19, 2014 New version 4.3
November 13, 2013 New version 4.2
October 16, 2013 New version 4.1
May 26, 2010 Initial Release

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