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This new e-version stinks. So unfriendly and exasperating to find the paper in the correct format. I have been on phone with Customer Service twice with no positive results. Help!
Kirfd on Jul 24, 2013 for The Plain Dealer
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Not fit for prime time
Hard to believe in 2013 we have a clunky scan of a newspaper. Now both the printed and electronic version are doomed. Awful looking site to sign up is a clear indicator that the app is bad.
Mb560sl on Jul 21, 2013 for The Plain Dealer
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When compared to the earlier version...
...this gets at least 4 stars! Not perfect, however, if one views it the way it was meant to be displayed (an electronic replica of the actual paper), it's quite easy to navigate, especially when compared to the previous version. It even works well on my slow 1st generation iPad!
Hal Garrison on Jul 16, 2013 for The Plain Dealer
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Change the app or cancel my subscription ...
It seems as if they searched the app world for a source to power the PD, and chose the worst available option. Far from intuitive, it is klutzy and slow, and I find little to like. Logging in, for example, required a password change - they sent me a new password - and there is nowhere on the app to change it to something I will ever hope to remember. Typefaces are too small to read in full page view, and zooming in and out takes time to load. Navigation by article is difficult. Did anyone at the PD actually use this app before they launched it? If they can't come out with something better - soon - I will cancel my PD subscription.
Samwell83 on Jul 16, 2013 for The Plain Dealer
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Pd app
Like to open pd from my email you send rather than the app
Ererewqtyu on Jul 12, 2013 for The Plain Dealer
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Very poor app
I was able to read the paper once only after I downloaded the app. Now no matter how I try I cannot look at today's paper again. I can't believe that we are only allowed to look at the paper one time a day. I'll have to see if it lets me read tomorrow's paper. I absolutely hate how this app works. When you have an actual paper in your home you can read it whenever you want. This app locks you out after one reading. What happens if you need to look up a death notice later in the day? I can't believe we are paying for this!! The Plain Dealer needs to do something about this NOW!!!
Maryakra on Jul 11, 2013 for The Plain Dealer
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