The Daily (no subscription?)

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  1. pvmacguy macrumors 65816

    pvmacguy

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    When The Daily was released I downloaded it under the assumption of just using it until the trial ran out. Sunday was the day it ran out and I tried using it yesterday to my surprise it still downloaded and let me read the entire thing yet under the settings I have no subscription. Low and behold today it worked as well!

    Anyone else having this same occurrence as me? I also checked the CC on my iTunes account and I have not been charged a .99 weekly fee or the yearly one of any kind.
     
  2. Chupa Chupa macrumors G5

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    Did you check your acct. info? Maybe they extended it. I know the did for me a couple times. Eventually they cut me off, but no big loss.
     
  3. pvmacguy thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Yes, under the account info it says that I need to sign-in or subscribe yet it still downloads the new issue and let's me read it each day.
     
  4. pvmacguy thread starter macrumors 65816

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    Well it still is downloading the new issues all this week without having any kind of subscription. Must be a bug in their app.
     
  5. icecrystal23 macrumors 6502

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    They keep extending the free trial. It's possible that it's now through April or something. I remember recently (not sure how recent) it was extended "another 3 weeks".
     
  6. jdcell100 macrumors regular

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    The daily

    Iv been subscribing to the daily I'm going to say last 4 or 5 weeks I can't remember the 99cents I week. I got an email from them I'm getting a 5 dollar I tune credit or card I'll have to check email again. For being a loyal customer I thought that was pretty cool. Plus I love the daily app
     
  7. DiamondMac macrumors 68040

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    They see the mass leaving the app even when free
     
  8. Blue Velvet Moderator emeritus

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    The Daily isn't doing very well. It's rumoured to have only about 20,000 or so paying subscribers at this stage, according to some media/publishing reports I read a couple of weeks ago, news that won't necessarily be widely-reported in the tech press.

    So they'll extend the freebies for a while in the hope that you'll get used to it.
     
  9. RCGMac macrumors regular

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    The Daily is going to have to substantially up the depth of their stories before I will subscribe. Most stories I read have been less than a page of content.
     
  10. DougFNJ macrumors 6502a

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    Im surprised it dosen't just link with the online publications that are part of Newscorp, and then just add some editorials and multimedia as a bonus.

    The layout is nice, but with the resources they have, they could make it so much better.
     

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