By The Slate Group, LLC

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2010-02-26
  • Current Version: 5.3.13
  • Adult Rating: 4+
  • File Size: 54.99 MB
  • Developer: The Slate Group, LLC
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.1 or later.
Score: 3.5
From 3,755 Ratings


Enjoy Slate, the award-winning daily online magazine, on iPhone and iPad. Slate’s wry, insightful reporting and commentary on politics, news, and culture is now available in an application designed to optimize your mobile and tablet reading, listening, and viewing experience. The app offers a clean, easy-to-use interface and includes Slate articles, blogs, podcasts, and videos. Features include: - Access to the latest Slate articles and blogs, including Slate’s popular political and legal commentary, movie and television reviews, and Dear Prudence. - Slate’s popular daily podcasts, including the Political Gabfest, the Culture Gabfest, The Gist and Slow Burn. The app allows users to play podcasts in the background while browsing other content. - A home screen designed to showcase Slate’s top stories while allowing readers to browse the most recent and most popular stories. - Tools that let users share Slate stories and features via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, and SMS. - Our membership product, Slate Plus is now available via in app purchase. The app is free to download, however we do display advertisements within the app. Additionally we offer the ability to log in to your existing Slate Plus account or purchase a new Slate Plus account through the in app purchases. Your Slate Plus account can be used on your iOS devices as well as our website. To use your Slate Plus subscription on other devices you must create an account after completing your purchase. You can always create an account at a later time if you choose not to do so initially after your purchase. With your Slate Plus subscription, you'll receive: - Access to all Slate Plus content - An ad-free experience By creating an optional account you’ll also receive: - Single-page articles - In-page commenting - Bonus podcast segments - Early release, member-only and ad-free podcasts - Access to Slatesters - Access to premium seating at our live events - Early access to and 30% off tickets to our live events Slate Plus Subscription details: There are two subscription option available for purchase: $5.99 per month and $58.99 per year (Save 17% with the annual) plan. New content is continuously being published by our writers. Your account will automatically renew at the end of each month or year depending on your subscription. Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You can manage your subscription and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to user account settings after purchase. No cancellation of the current subscription is allowed during active subscription period. For additional information regarding Slate Plus please see our FAQ: Slate's Privacy Policy: Slate's Terms of Use: For additional information regarding auto renewal settings please refer to this link: We are always looking to improve our applications. Please send your thoughts and suggestions to



  • Stupid content

    By Jfgil28
    Attack the service dog. I am deleting the site.
  • Cumbersome app search and navigation

    By BillyRainbow
    I love Slate and Slate plus but I have a heckuva time trying to find what I want In this app. Even though I type in the exact name of the show In the search bar (which is a bit hard to find to begin with), it often doesn’t show up. And then I have to close the app completely to clear the inaccurate search results and get out of the search mode. Maybe I’m a klutz or a dummy, but I just don’t feel like this app is very intuitive or responsive to the needs of normal user.
  • Podcasts

    By Runnerwc
    Using this app to listen to Slateplus podcasts is not a very good user experience. There is no indication that a podcast is downloading. And I could not figure out how to use this premium service on the Overcast app.
  • Slate

    By Drewing pictures
    Good source for news
  • 5.3.11 drains my battery!

    By ...AK.....
    Latest update absolutely kills my battery life. I lost 50% in an hour. Only happens when using Slate app. Didn’t notice any functional differences with this update - app still does/doesn’t work as it has before. You still won’t see all the articles under the “recent” menu option.
  • No opportunity for feedback

    By Jonathan Oz
    Lack of ability to comment on articles brings the score way down!
  • problems with Slate+

    By HazzWest
    Not sure if it’s a problem with the app or membership, but I had to log repeatedly to get access to podcasts as a Slate+ member, and it often didn’t work. I haven’t even been able to get in for the last few months, so I’m going to let my membership expire since I have to listen to ads anyhow.
  • Short changed

    By Gamegurrl
    I am a slate plus member yet I don’t get all the podcast content you offer. I especially like Dear Prudence but can NEVER get the podcasts. There are also numerous SLATE podcast icons that show up in my feed but never any episodes. This app is not worth the aggravation.
  • A Great News and Podcast Source

    By Papa Pillpopper
    As a Newspaper slate offers good mix of current events, especially on the national political front (less so on the international), arts and media coverage, and miscellaneous advice and life hacks. But I really appreciate the app, not only for reading Slate articles, but also for being able to access their wonderful podcasts without having to go through iTunes.
  • The Gist is great!

    By Sonneveldt
    I look forward to listening to Mike everyday!