THE COSTCO CONNECTION is now available in a mobile app edition. This means if
you have an Apple or Android-based smartphone or tablet, you can read the Newsstand
Edition of Costco’s exclusive magazine for
members when you are on the move. And
The Newsstand Edition is a replica of the
print edition of The Connection—but with
additional digital content, such as film clips,
tutorials and more. Those extras are marked
next to each story they appear in.
Here’s a look at the Newsstand Edition’s
; For smartphone users, a handy “text”
mode makes reading Connection articles
easier on the smaller screen.
; The Library button shows a grid of
available issues for downloading to your
; The Contents button displays a list of
articles in the issue.
; You can drag your finger on the “
scrubbing bar” at the bottom of the screen to scroll
quickly through the current issue’s pages. A
small image of each page is visible at centre
screen as you scrub.
; The Search button helps you locate
subjects in the current issue or in the entire
Tap the Contents
button to see a list of
articles in the issue.
Use Show Text to see
content tailored to
the screen size.
Use the Share button
to post articles to
Twitter and Facebook,
or to share via email.
Tap the Bookmark
button to save a page.
Tap the Search
button to find subjects
in the open issue.
Drag your finger on
the scrubbing bar to
scroll quickly through
the current issue’s
pages. A small image
of each page is visible
at centre screen as
Access a list of
available issues via
the Library button.
You can find our free digital Newsstand Edition and the latest
update of the Costco app in the Apple and Google Play app stores.
; The Share button lets you post articles
from The Connection to Twitter and Facebook.
The Newsstand Edition can be downloaded
from the iTunes or Google Play app stores.
(Apple users can sign up for six issues of the
Newsstand Edition and will be notified when
each new issue becomes available.)
If you’d also like to read The Connection on
your desktop or laptop, check out the Online
Edition. Like the Newsstand Edition, it has additional digital content, indicated by the universal
“play” button. The Online Edition can be found
at Costco.ca—just click “The Costco Connection”
at the bottom of the page.
Drum roll please…
Introducing the Connection app