New York Times Election 2012The New York Times ( NYT) app includes updates from many of The Times' properties, including The Caucus blog and FiveThirtyEight, as well as various sources around the Web. It also includes poll numbers, info about the candidates, and state-by-state updates. This app allows you to access to six free Times articles and is free to download, but after you've read the quota you have to sign up for a subscription. The Times has two different subscription models: NYTimes.com and smartphone apps are $14.99 per month; for all digital access, which includes the NYTimes news app for the iPhone and iPad, as well as unlimited access to NYTimes.com, it's $34.99 per month. The app itself is free, but requires iPhone users to have downloaded iOS 5.0 or later. It's also optimized for the iPhone 5.