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Toronto Star Confirms Apple News+ Won’t Include its Full Digital Subscription

Canadians finally got their hands on the Apple News app yesterday—officially—which includes the new premium Apple News+ subscription for $12.99 per month, which includes magazines and also access to the Toronto Star. If you’ve been trying unsuccessfully to find all the articles from the Toronto Star in Apple News+, you’re not going crazy. It’s because...

Toronto Star iPad App Officially Launches

Last month it was announced the Toronto Star’s digital daily newspaper experiment, Star Touch, was set to end on August 1, 2017. The $20 million experiment had high expectations to be successful as it was based on the same iPad app as Quebec’s wildly popular La Presse. Parent company TorStar announced iPad support would be...

Toronto Star Touch App Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

In September 2015 the Star launched its Toronto Star Touch tablet app, which gave a readers an easy way to enjoy reading the news and viewing interactive content. On Friday, the app celebrated its one year anniversary. In a blog post, editor Michael Cooke said: “It’s been a glorious year for Star journalism on this exciting...

Toronto Star Touch App Reaches 200,000 Downloads

The Toronto Star Touch app for iPad and Android tablets has been downloaded more than 200,000 times by readers. Toronto Star Touch was selected as one of the best apps of 2015 by Apple and has maintained four and five star reviews. The app is now averaging above 45,000 user sessions every weekday and above 50,000...

Toronto Star Touch iOS App Surpasses 100K Downloads

Toronto Star’s recently introduced Star Touch app for iPads and Android tablets has been downloaded more than 100,000 times by readers in its first six weeks after launch, the publication has revealed. The newspaper has also announced that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is writing an exclusive Christmas Day column for the Star Touch app that "outlines his thoughts about family,...

Toronto ‘Star Touch’ iPad App “Selling Like Hotcakes”: Editor

Recently the Toronto Star launched Star Touch for iPad, its digital newspaper based on the success of La Presse. Star editor Michael Cooke spoke with Bell Media radio station 104.5 CHUM FM earlier this week, and shared details about the app’s launch. Cooke told the “Roger & Marilyn” show on Tuesday morning the free Star...