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3 stars out of 5
· 8/24/2013
No zoom

Pinch and zoom does not work, and it is very difficult to read without it.

3 stars out of 5
· 4/19/2013

Crashes (spontaneously closes) a lot, usually right after opening a new download. Very often have to download the same issue multiple times before it STAYS downloaded. Wish I could view pages two-up like an open magazine.

4 stars out of 5
· 4/5/2013
Needs work

Great content as expected from engadget. However the app needs a lot of formatting work. Zoom for one to get rid of the sidebars.

4 stars out of 5
· 1/19/2013
Slow on first run, great after that

So far, so good. Good quality app. First load takes a while as covers are being downloaded. Should show a progress bar. Read experience is fluid.

4 stars out of 5
· 1/4/2013
Good Win8 alternative for Distro readers

The app works -- it shows me all of the Distro covers and which ones I've downloaded, it downloads issues quickly, and it has a good navigation feature. The only thing keeping it from 5 stars is zoom -- I wish that I could zoom in on articles and pictures when I'm reading from my (landscape) laptop.

5 stars out of 5
· 12/25/2012
Nice :)

Great app. I am enjoying this app immensely. The layout and navigation features are very smooth. Reading in portrait view is pretty nice. Keep up the good articles.

5 stars out of 5
· 12/21/2012
Great app!

At last, it has been ported to Windows 8/RT. It has the same reading-style flow as it does on the Android app. Thanks Engadget for bringing this app to the Surface!

5 stars out of 5
· 12/20/2012

Distro is one of the few magazines I subscribed to on my iPad. The win 8 version has a few flaws but is still very slick and great to use. Really enjoyed reading the latest issue on my surface.

4 stars out of 5
· 3/26/2013
Awesome, but we need zoom feature!

Nicely done, except without zoom..

3 stars out of 5
· 5/18/2013
Nice app though...

Really great to have these on W8, yet at times, dunno why... there's trouble with the animations of the scroll when scrolling with a mouse. It's like the numbers are flipping or something like that.