What's New

• iOS 8 share extension support. Users on iOS 8 and above can now share articles to any app that supports share extensions, not just Facebook, Twitter and email. The format of sharing emails has also been simplified, allowing them to be edited more easily.

• Password manager support. Users with 1Password or LastPass installed can now log into their Economist account without typing their email address and password.

• Various other bug fixes and improvements.

App Description

• Our app is free to download
• Read or listen to a selection of must-read articles chosen each week by Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist
• Subscribers enjoy full access to each week’s issues and analysis

A smart guide to the forces that shape the future, readers access an essential global briefing on business, finance, economics, science, current affairs, technology and the arts from The Economist each week.

• Read or listen to each week’s full issue from Thursday 4pm EST/ 9pm GMT. Read or listen to each week’s full issue every Thursday, before it hits newsstands.
• Pre-download The Economist and enjoy offline reading anytime, anywhere.
• Seamlessly move between our reader and audio features.
• Store and access back issues.
• If you are a registered reader, you may purchase single issues using in-app purchase.
• Subscribe within the app and get full access to Economist.com and The Economist apps.

* NEW *
You can now create your own playlist of audio articles, store and listen to anytime, anywhere.

• Subscribe annually, quarterly or buy a single issue. You will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing exchange rate as defined by iTunes.
• Payment is charged to your iTunes account upon confirmation of purchase.
• Annual and quarterly subscriptions automatically renew. You can manage auto-renew of your subscription from your iTunes account settings at any time, but must be turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period to avoid being charged again.
• The app may offer a free trial. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Cancellations must occur 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Visit http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4098 for more information.
• Full terms of use can be found at http://www.economist.com/legal/terms-of-use.

Simply search for The Economist in the App Store to download the app for free.

Please note that this app requires iOS 7.0 and above. We recommend you update to the latest version of iOS to receive the best possible experience.

iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • April 24, 2012 Initial release
  • July 25, 2012 New version 2.2.2
  • August 10, 2012 New version 2.3
  • September 11, 2012 New version 2.3.1
  • December 19, 2012 New version 2.4.1
  • February 05, 2013 New version 2.4.2
  • March 19, 2013 New version 2.5
  • May 21, 2013 New version 2.7
  • June 24, 2013 New version 2.8
  • August 06, 2013 New version 2.9
  • September 20, 2013 New version 2.10.0
  • October 07, 2013 New version 2.10.1
  • October 16, 2013 New version 2.10.2
  • December 11, 2013 New version 2.10.3
  • December 17, 2013 New version 2.10.4
  • February 19, 2014 New version 2.11.0
  • April 08, 2014 New version 2.12.0
  • April 27, 2014 New version 2.12.1
  • May 13, 2014 New version 2.12.2
  • June 25, 2014 New version 2.12.3
  • July 11, 2014 New version 2.12.4
  • August 12, 2014 New version 2.12.5
  • October 27, 2014 New version 2.13.0
  • November 12, 2014 New version 2.13.2
  • December 11, 2014 New version 3.0.2
  • December 18, 2014 New version 3.0.4
  • February 10, 2015 New version 3.0.5
  • May 05, 2015 New version 3.1.2
  • June 04, 2015 New version 3.1.3
  • July 28, 2015 New version 3.1.6

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