SkyNews is a hands-on magazine for amateur astronomers in Canada. It’s written for active stargazers including beginners and intermediates. Each issue contains a current Star Chart for Canada and the northern U.S., seasonal observing tips, expert equipment reviews, space news, a Photo Gallery of reader’s best astrophotos and much more. Edited by popular astronomy author Terrence Dickinson, SkyNews features some of the world’s best science writers including Alen Dyer, Ken Hewitt-White, Gary Seronik, David Levy, Ray Villard and others.
Paid-for application downloads include one issue of the user’s choice.
Further future issues and back issues can be purchased within the app.
Subscriptions are also available within the application. A subscription will start from the next released issue.
Available subscriptions are:
6 months: US$9.99 (3 Issues)
12 months: US$18.99 (6 Issues)
-The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period, you will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
-You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
-Payment will charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased
Bundles of single issues can be also be bought within the application. To use purchased credits, simply click on the issue price and select ‘use credit’. This allows you to purchase back issues at reduced prices.
Users can register for/ login to a pocketmags account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms. Existing pocketmags users can retrieve their purchases by logging into their account.
We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.
If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store
Help and frequently asked questions be accessed in-app and on pocketmags.
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