The NYTimes is still a newspaper company but these days they sell more digital copies than they do newspapers. That is why they have created an app to allow people to subscribe to their digital newspaper without having to download it manually. Be aware that the app doesn't cost anything but it is only a viewer you have to pay for the e-newspapers.
It Is A Time Saver For New York Times Readers
If you do not use the app and you do not use their desktop software then your only other alterative is to pay for a subscription and then visit their download portal and download your issue of NYTimes whenever it is published. Though the manual way seems simple you will be surprised how easy having an app or desktop software makes it. The digital newspaper comes to you instead of you going to find it. The viewer is similar to the Facebook Home app where stories are presented in a timeline. You may navigate to certain stories via a menu or you may flip through the pages and scroll down to read. The app and desktop software supports the zoom function so you may read more easily on a smaller screen.
Your Own Digital Paperboy
As the NYTimes would say it is your own personal paperboy papergirl and paper transgender person. Nevertheless the fact is that the New York Times app brings your digital paper to you. The viewer makes it more convenient than having it delivered to your email inbox because the e-newspaper viewer is easier on the eyes.