Popular Science 4+

The Drive Media Inc.

Designed for iPad

    • 4.3 • 129 Ratings
    • Free
    • Offers In-App Purchases



Popular Science is the magazine for anyone curious about what’s new and next. With a readership of over 6.4 million, Popular Science is a must-have for technology fans, early adopters, and thought leaders.

Popular Science puts the latest news in gadgets, software, and robotics in the palm of your hand! Our articles help anyone understand the ideas and people driving the big issues of the day – whether healthcare, energy, robotics, or defense. News and features also provide perspective on the latest breakthroughs in science and technology.

Popular Science represents the best hopes for our planet, our lives, our children, and our future. And we reveal those hopes by featuring the innovations today that are laying the groundwork for a better tomorrow. This is a magazine for readers that want the future now.

Social Media loves Popular Science:
- 3.5 Million Facebook Fans
- 1,250,00 Twitter Followers



- 1-year (4 issues) subscription for $9.99
- 1-month subscription for $1.99

Your subscription will automatically renew unless you cancel 24 hours before the subscription runs out. You can turn off auto-renewal at any time from your iTunes account settings. No cancellation​ of the current subscription is allowed during an active subscription period.

For more information, read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use:
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Cookie Compliance: https://recurrent.io/cookie-compliance/

What’s New

Version 7.7.7

To make your reading experience even better, we update the app regularly.
This update includes:
• General performance improvements

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
129 Ratings

129 Ratings

T. Jinkinz ,

Most recent review is I’ve 8ys ago?

It’s a decent magazine, and a fun read, but the app is really...whimsical?....could be much better, and seems like it is not well thought out. Why can’t you just download the PDF version?

mhold3 ,

Great way to read Popsci

I've been using this app for over a year with no issues. After reading the physical magazine for many years I've completely switched to the app now. It's a fair price for the content in my opinion, especially if you have a yearly subscription. My only complaint is that I purchased the subscription through Apple and it syncs with my phone but not my iPad, which is the device I want to use the most for reading.

astro.dave ,

Unable to restore purchases

I can’t download any issues, so I have cancelled my subscription. A lot of apps have gone to requiring one to register an account even though purchased through Apple, I don’t know if that is the case with this, but if it is, then good luck with that, you won’t be getting any more money from me unless I can see the issues that I have already purchased.
Update: Apparently I could restore purchases on my iPhone, but not my iPad, which is where I originally purchased the subscription. So bye bye…

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The developer, The Drive Media Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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