What is it about?
The Gist - News Summaries app, rolls your news into summaries for easy skimming. You can check out feeds from the most popular news sources, connect to Pocket to access your saved articles, and use the Summarize with Gist action to summarize articles from anywhere. With an intuitive interface, Gist might be just the news summary app you’ve been waiting for.
Why we love it
With Gist - News Summaries you can summarize your news articles from anywhere with a tap.
App Store Description
Gist provides you with a simple summary, or "gist", of all of your news articles. Just select an article or connect your Pocket account and start summarizing!
NEW: You can now use the the Gist Action Extension to summarize articles from within your favorite apps. Just look for the "Summarize with Gist" icon in the share sheet to start summarizing!
** Featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, BGR, TUAW, Lifehacker, iMore, AppAdvice, iDownloadBlog and more! **
"Gist is probably one of the best looking news apps I've seen in a while... it still earns a spot on my iPhone for when I want to catch up on news quickly." —Allyson Kazmucha, iMore
"There are a number of different apps and services that look to provide readers with bite-sized news, and my favorite option right now is Gist." —Zach Epstein, BGR
• Simple and clean interface
• Universal app with native support for iPad, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus displays
• Turn long articles into manageable, 5-sentence, summaries with just a tap
• Use the "Summarize with Gist" Action Extension to summarize articles from anywhere!
• Connect your Pocket account to access all of your saved articles
• Summarize custom articles using the article URL or text
• Pre-loaded feeds of popular news for a variety of topics
• Full accessibility support for Dynamic Type in iOS
• Easily share summaries and articles anywhere (Evernote, Pocket, Instapaper, etc.) with the iOS 8 Share Sheet