The OFFICIAL Star news app. South African and international news, sports and lifestyle coverage from the daily Star newspaper in Johannesburg.
The app now brings you their latest news at your fingertips. The app provides enriched multimedia, bookmarking capabilities, offline viewing and easy article sharing.
In this app, you also have access to two unique features, User Generated Content and Augmented Reality scanning capability.
What is User Generated Content (UGC)? --
You as a consumer can now submit stories and content, including videos, audio, images and GPS locations. You can become a journalist on the go! Your stories will be submitted to a secure dashboard, where the newspaper will monitor and review which content they can use.
What is Augmented Reality (AR)? --
An enhanced version of reality where live direct or indirect views of physical real-world environments are augmented with superimposed computer-generated images over a user’s view of the real-world, thus enhancing one’s current perception of reality.
Look out for images in print with the Augmented Reality logo and scan the image for an exciting digital experience.
-- ABOUT The Star:
129 years of bringing you the news, and beyond! Join us as we take the paper to brand new heights. Connect with the newsmaker.
Unchallenged as South Africa's most influential daily newspaper, The Star covers the heart of the nation with unequalled reporting of local, national and international news and sport. It favours a tolerant democratic society and is highly proactive in its reporting, appealing to A/B income readers, primarily in greater Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni. It is widely considered to be a superb advertising environment.
• Subscription payment of R24.99 (Twenty Four Rand Ninety Nine cents) will be charged to your iTunes Account on confirmation of purchase
• Your subscription automatically renews every month unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period
• Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period
• You can manage your subscription and switch off the auto-renewal by accessing your Account Settings after purchase
• You cannot cancel the current subscription during the active subscription period.
• Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited if you purchase a subscription to that publication.
• Terms & Conditions: http://www.iol.co.za/terms-and-conditions
Optimized for iOS 13.
- Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd
- 123.7 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- © Independent Newspapers (Pty) Ltd
- In-App Purchases
- The Star Subscription $1.49
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.