Although it crashed on initial load the interface and UX are impressive. You can even increase your devices ‘app’ capacity to 50mb to allow for offline reading.
It’s interesting that the FT are still calling it an app even though it’s basically just an iDevice optimised site.
Annoyingly you need to subscribe for a year to read anything more than headlines. That’s $370 a year. Petty cash for those financial types that spend this kind of money on piccolos. Unlike the FT website, there is no free registration that allows you to view 10 articles every month.
- Financial Times web app passes a million users: News outside office hours consumed on iPhones and iPads (9to5mac.com)
- Financial Times Hits 1M Users On HTML5 Site That Dodges Apple’s Tax – TechCrunch (techcrunch.com)