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Apps to Keep You Entertained and Informed During Coronavirus

Apps to Keep You Entertained and Informed During Coronavirus

During this time of crisis, apps can provide a lifeline and help keep us informed and much more from the comfort of our homes. Here are some of the best you can take advantage of during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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AP News
AP News

AP News

The Associated Press

Stay informed with breaking local, national and global headlines directly from the world’s definitive source for news. Available on the iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch, AP News by The Associated Press features a personalized experience containing:

* A feed with developing stories from your followed topics.
* Customized news alerts tailored to your interests.
* Curated content hubs for deeper insights into major news events and story lines.
* Award-winning photos, videos and articles from around the world.
* Local-interest stories from newspapers and broadcasters.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The New York Times Company

Top stories
See the events shaping the world.

Morning and Evening Briefings
Begin and end your day informed.

Podcasts
Listen to audio series including “The Daily.”

For You
Follow the topics that interest you most.

Opinion
Read political, social and personal commentary.

Push notifications
Get alerts on the topics you choose.

Mini Crossword
Enjoy wordplay, every day.


Understand the world through award-winning independent journalism, expert reporting and multimedia storytelling with the New York Times app.

iPhone and iPad Features:

• News Alerts: Get notified of major developing stories and tailor alerts to topics of interest.
• Morning and Evening Briefings: Start and end your day with daily digests compiled by Times journalists.
• For You: Explore more of what you love, and discover new topics of interest.
• Podcasts: Listen to audio series including “The Daily” and “Modern Love.”
• The Mini Crossword: Enjoy wordplay every day with the daily Mini Crossword.
• Today’s Paper: Find all the stories exactly as they are in the print edition.
• Experience NYT stories through innovative formats, like augmented reality.
• Save articles to read later on any of your devices.
• Multitasking: On an iPad? Get caught up on the day’s headlines while working in other apps.

Apple Watch Features:

• Catch up quickly by reading today’s headlines.
• Receive alerts when big news breaks.

The New York Times app is free to download, and all users can access a sampling of articles per month, from any section. Subscribers get full access to over 25 sections, plus unlimited access to nytimes.com.


Digital Subscription Options:

• Basic - unlimited digital access for $14.99 per month or $129.99 per year (save over 25%). Cancel anytime.

• All Access - unlimited digital access, plus access to the NYT Crossword, NYT Cooking, and one bonus digital subscription for $24.99 per month. Cancel anytime.

Your payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Your subscription will automatically renew each month or year 24-hours before the end of the current period, and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings. Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when you purchase a subscription to that publication, where applicable.

Privacy Policy: https://www.nytimes.com/content/help/rights/privacy/policy/privacy-policy.html
Terms of Service: https://www.nytimes.com/content/help/rights/terms/terms-of-service.html

Questions Concerns? Please contact us at [email protected] or (800) 591-9233. We respond to every inquiry.

* Promotional offers for new subscribers only. Not valid for Digital Access $129.99 per year subscription option. Smartphone and tablet apps are not supported on all devices. NYTimes.com + Smartphone Apps, NYTimes.com + Tablet Apps and Digital Access subscriptions do not include e-reader editions. Prices shown are in U.S. dollars. Other restrictions apply.

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Washington Post
Washington Post

Washington Post

The Washington Post

Stay informed with award-winning national and international news, PLUS complete local news coverage of the D.C. metro area. Scan top headlines for must-read stories. Get fresh perspectives on the world from Post bloggers. Save articles for offline reading in My Post. Free to download, subscribers enjoy unlimited access.

PRODUCT FEATURES
• TOP HEADLINES: Quickly browse the always updating feed of today’s news and read each story in full.
• NEWS ALERTS: See images, headlines, and short excerpts of articles right in the expanded notification view.
• D.C. METRO NEWS: Learn what’s going on in the nation’s capitol with stories about D.C. and the surrounding metro area.
• LIVE: Follow along with our live blog coverage for up-to-the-minute updates on breaking news and events, and watch live events as they happen.
• BLOGS: Find out what The Post’s most insightful bloggers have to say about everything from politics to sports to pop culture.
• COMICS: Browse our library of comics, and dive into our extensive archive.
• OFFLINE READING: Save your favorite and must-read articles to “My Post” for easy access anytime.

SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS
• OPTIONS: Download the app for free and enjoy a limited number of free stories each month. Get unlimited access for just $14.99/month (first month FREE).
• EXTRAS: Your subscription to The Washington Post comes with complimentary web access, as well as access to the Washington Post Classic iPad app and The All-New Washington Post App, available on iPhone and iPad.
• PAYMENT: Payment will be charged to your iTunes account with the confirmation of your purchase.
• AUTO-RENEWAL: Your subscription will auto-renew for $14.99 each month unless you cancel 24 hours before the end of the current subscription period. The auto-renewal can be turned off at any time in the Account Settings section of the App Store. Please note, you will be unable to cancel your current subscription during an active subscription period.
• FREE TRIAL: Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable
• PRIVACY POLICY: https://www.washingtonpost.com/privacy-policy/2011/11/18/gIQASIiaiN_story.html
• TERMS OF SERVICE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/terms-of-service/2011/11/18/gIQAldiYiN_story.html

MORE FROM THE WASHINGTON POST
Experience The Washington Post in all forms. Check out our other apps: "Washington Post Select" for a magazine-style experience with stunning visuals that’s curated for the most important and interesting stories and “Washington Post Print Edition” for a digital replica of our print newspaper.

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