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The Best News Apps For News Junkies

When you’re on the go, your iPhone is never far from your hand. Whether it be breaking news, sports, the latest technology rumors, or getting all of your social updates in one place, these are the best news apps keep you in the loop.

National News

It's like reading the paper, only on your iOS device. Stay in tune with the best in journalism with these apps.

The New York Times

The New York Times

The New York Times Company

For news hounds that want the real story.

The New York Times is widely considered one of the most prestigious names in news, which makes its iPhone app a must-have. Non-subscribers are limited to viewing “top news,” but that covers a wide range and the rest of the app’s functionality, including push notifications, is intact. Articles are well-formatted and load quickly, but the use of an animated banner ad in the bottom of the screen (even for subscribers and occasionally in full screen mode) detracts from the reading experience.

Why we love it

In a world full of fake news, it's good to know some places still value journalistic ethics. Not every story is correct, but they've all been vetted by trained journalists and top-tier editorial teams. If you want the real story, the NYT is one of the best.

Reuters News

Reuters News

Thomson Reuters

Reuters News

For readers who appreciate solid reporting across all areas.

The Reuters app is full of unbiased information from around the world. If you're looking for great news coverage that many other news organizations use as their source – look no further than this fantastically laid out app. Discover stories that explore a wide range of topics, including Politics, Opinion, and Oddly Enough.Create and edit your personal watchlist of news tickers. Read online or save stories and read them later offline

Why we love it

With a variety of news topics covering tons of areas, Reuters News is a great source.

BuzzFeed News

Get hand-picked news right to your device.

BuzzFeed News

Browse the news

For those who like a variety of news topics.

BuzzFeed News provides stories hand-picked from BuzzFeed. From world news to technology to entertainment, the app covers the topics you need the most. With a responsive interface that is super easy to navigation, customized alerts for the news you want to stay up to date with, and simple sharing options for each article, you cannot go wrong with this app as your news source.

Why we love it

BuzzFeed News makes staying up to date on important happenings worldwide a breeze. Get the news you want and need in an easy-to-use app with notifications for what matters most to you.

Get the Local Scoop

Stay up to date on local happenings with these local TV news apps.

Financial News

Keep track of markets, financial news, and more with these apps.

The Economist Classic US

The Economist Classic US

The Economist

A smart guide to the forces that shape the future, readers can access their essential global briefing on current affairs, business, finance, economics, science, technology and the arts from The Economist each week.

Download the free app to:

- Enjoy three free articles a week, including the cover leader
- Stay up to date on US & global issues, political developments, business and financial news
- Get comprehensive economic reports, a regular briefing on current affairs, science and tech articles and news on cultural affairs
- Enjoy the content of the weekly newspaper in an easy-to-use format
- Save articles to read offline later
- Save and share your favourite articles via email and social media
-Get alerts when the new issue is available along with notifications on cover stories, breaking news and analysis.

Download the free app now and have the latest US and international news, business reports, political commentary and financial analysis at your fingertips, as well as insight into the world of arts and cultural affairs.

Haven’t made up your mind?

Key sections and benefits include:

• Each week’s issue available from 9pm London time every Thursday, with authoritative insight into the latest news about current affairs, from Brexit and the Trump administration, to big business mergers and driverless cars, and much more
• Download each issue to your device and read offline. Wherever you are, you can catch up on insightful news articles on current affairs from all around the world including US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas
• Switch easily between reading and listening with The Economist in Audio. Download the audio edition to listen to each week’s issue of The Economist, read by professional broadcasters
• Purchase single issues in the app for world-renowned business news and economy coverage, including economic and financial indicators, world GDP data plus much more
• Store and access back issues
• Subscribe within the app and get full access to Economist.com and The Economist apps
• Share articles via e-mail, Twitter and Facebook
• The app presents a great digital native reading experience for readers allowing for font size changes, Night Mode and other convenient user friendly qualities.
• The World in 2018 is now available within The Economist app. Install the app and scroll down through the issues to The World in 2018. Find out how big thinkers, industry leaders and Economist journalists predict 2018 will unfold.

In today’s changing world, the one thing that’s certain is uncertainty. Make sense of it all with The Economist.

SUBSCRIBING IN-APP
• Purchase a quarterly subscription to the full edition of The Economist for USD $45.99 or an annual subscription for USD $189.99.
• Subscribe annually, quarterly or buy a single issue. You will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing exchange rate as defined by iTunes.
• Payment is charged to your iTunes account upon confirmation of purchase.
• Annual and quarterly subscriptions automatically renew. You can manage auto-renew of your subscription from your iTunes account settings at any time, but must be turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period to avoid being charged again.
• The app may offer a free trial. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Cancellations must occur 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Visit http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4098 for more information.
• Full terms of use can be found at http://www.economist.com/legal/terms-of-use.

ALSO AVAILABLE ON iPAD
Simply search for The Economist in the App Store to download the app for free.

Please note that this app requires iOS 8.0 and above. We recommend you update to the latest version of iOS to receive the best possible experience.

The Economist Classic (US)

The Economist Classic (US)

The Economist

A smart guide to the forces that shape the future, readers can access their essential global briefing on current affairs, business, finance, economics, science, technology and the arts from The Economist each week.

Download the free app to:

- Enjoy three free articles a week, including the cover leader
- Stay up to date on US & global issues, political developments, business and financial news
- Get comprehensive economic reports, a regular briefing on current affairs, science and tech articles and news on cultural affairs
- Enjoy the content of the weekly newspaper in an easy-to-use format
- Save articles to read offline later
- Save and share your favourite articles via email and social media
-Get alerts when the new issue is available along with notifications on cover stories, breaking news and analysis.

Download the free app now and have the latest US and international news, business reports, political commentary and financial analysis at your fingertips, as well as insight into the world of arts and cultural affairs.

Haven’t made up your mind?

Key sections and benefits include:

• Each week’s issue available from 9pm London time every Thursday, with authoritative insight into the latest news about current affairs, from Brexit and the Trump administration, to big business mergers and driverless cars, and much more
• Download each issue to your device and read offline. Wherever you are, you can catch up on insightful news articles on current affairs from all around the world including US, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas
• Switch easily between reading and listening with The Economist in Audio. Download the audio edition to listen to each week’s issue of The Economist, read by professional broadcasters
• Purchase single issues in the app for world-renowned business news and economy coverage, including economic and financial indicators, world GDP data plus much more
• Store and access back issues
• Subscribe within the app and get full access to Economist.com and The Economist apps
• Share articles via e-mail, Twitter and Facebook
• The app presents a great digital native reading experience for readers allowing for font size changes, Night Mode and other convenient user friendly qualities.
• The World in 2018 is now available within The Economist app. Install the app and scroll down through the issues to The World in 2018. Find out how big thinkers, industry leaders and Economist journalists predict 2018 will unfold.

In today’s changing world, the one thing that’s certain is uncertainty. Make sense of it all with The Economist.

SUBSCRIBING IN-APP
• Purchase a quarterly subscription to the full edition of The Economist for USD $45.99 or an annual subscription for USD $189.99.
• Subscribe annually, quarterly or buy a single issue. You will be charged in your local currency at the prevailing exchange rate as defined by iTunes.
• Payment is charged to your iTunes account upon confirmation of purchase.
• Annual and quarterly subscriptions automatically renew. You can manage auto-renew of your subscription from your iTunes account settings at any time, but must be turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period to avoid being charged again.
• The app may offer a free trial. At the end of the free trial period, the full price of the subscription will be charged thereafter. Cancellations must occur 24 hours before the end of the subscription period to avoid being charged. Visit http://support.apple.com/kb/ht4098 for more information.
• Full terms of use can be found at http://www.economist.com/legal/terms-of-use.

ALSO AVAILABLE ON iPHONE
Simply search for The Economist in the App Store to download the app for free.

Please note that this app requires iOS 8.0 and above. We recommend you update to the latest version of iOS to receive the best possible experience.

MarketWatch - News & Data

MarketWatch - News & Data

Dow Jones & Company, Inc., publisher of The Wall Street Journal.

Although more of a stock tracker, Market Watch can be an excellent source for financial news. The interface is great and the realtime stock graph is especially cool. Another great thing that this app does is display the stocks that have been in the news, which of course helps a potential buyer of a particular stock. Even after paying for this app, there are enough ads to annoy you quite a bit. I think that this is the main downfall of this app, but if you can live with the ads and don't mind paying a few bucks, then give Market Watch a run.

Keep Up with Your Favorite Teams

Baseball, basketball, football, soccer, hockey - you name it, these apps will keep you informed.

Trade Rumors

Stay up to date on your favorite teams and sports.

Trade Rumors

For those who love to know the happenings of each major sports league.

Trade Rumors presents a scrolling column for each major sports league. You can customize the view to view from one to four leagues, or just highlight stories for your favorite team(s). The app is constantly updated with news with the entire calendar year filled with news from at least one of the sports.

Why we love it

There are many sports apps, but Trade Rumors distinguishes itself by gathering everything. Other outlets like to focus on their own sources. Trade Rumors reports news and rumors from local beat reporters to national outlets, and everything in between.

Yahoo Sports: Scores & News

Real-time Tracking

Yahoo Sports: Scores & News

For anyone who follows a lot of different sports

With the Yahoo Sports app, you can follow your favorite sports teams and league with ease. Set up alerts to always be in the know.

Why we love it

This is an easy sports app to use, one packed with a lot of great information.

FOX Sports: FIFA World Cup™

Sports Your Way

FOX Sports: FIFA World Cup™

FOX Sports is your source for scores and news for your favorite teams and sports. ​

Use the app to find out all the information on your favorite team without leaving the scoreboard. The news and video you care about the most. ​

Why we love it

Fox Sports Mobile is a little bit different than other sports apps on the App Store in that content is more personalized and concise.

Entertainment News

Art, movies, TV, games, gossip, and music news apps for your viewing pleasure.

Bustle
Bustle

Bustle

Bustle

Never show up to Happy Hour uninformed again!

The Bustle App delivers breaking news, celeb updates, beauty tips, memes, and more, 24/7. Customize your newsfeed by choosing from 30 of your favorite topics!

Features include:

• A personalized Newsfeed full of your favorite topics ranging from Sex & Relationships to Breaking News to The Kardashians — and ~everything~ in between
• Live alerts on breaking and trending stories
• Coverage of your favorite TV shows and big events
• The latest news on your favorite movies and music
• Fashion tips and inspiration
• Personalized daily horoscopes
• ‘Like’ feature allows you to favorite articles so you can read them any time

The Bustle App is the only thing that moves as fast as you. What are you waiting for?!

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Europa Plus TV
Europa Plus TV

Europa Plus TV

European Music Broadcasting, LLC

Keep up with the latest pop-culture news, music, movies, television, celebrities and games with Europa Plus TV. Listen to the music, watch music videos, read news.

What do we offer:
- Live broadcasting of Europa Plus TV channel at any time and any place
- Most up-to-date pop-culture news every day
- Exclusive music videos from most popular singers and musicians.
- The latest news from celebrities
- Communication with other music fans
- Meeting new musicians and music genres.

Download the app now and enjoy the world of music together with Eptv

Official site: http://www.europaplustv.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EuropaPlusTV

more info
GameSpot Now
GameSpot Now

GameSpot Now

CBS Interactive

GameSpot Now delivers the most important and recent gaming and entertainment news, reviews and opinions, all in one easy daily dose. The app has GameSpot’s 10 biggest stories of the day at the tip of your fingers.

Staying up to date on the latest game announcements and news is hard! That’s why we built GameSpot Now, the simplest, fastest, free-est way to get a quick look at what’s big right now in gaming and entertainment news. GameSpot Now gives you a look at the “big picture” by delivering a selection of best stories based on the most popular topics right now.

GameSpot Now is perfect for your commute (but please, not while driving!) or while in line at your favorite coffee shop.

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E! News
E! News

E! News

E! Entertainment Television, Inc.

Pop culture. Personalized. The Emmy®-nominated E! News app has everything you need to know, right when you need to know it.

Here's what you get with the E! News app:
• Access faster-loading articles and full-screen photos!
• Customize your content feed with the My News feature.
• Find a specific photo, or swipe thru them all! The choice is yours with our interactive gallery experience.
• Watch the latest E! News videos and behind-the-scenes extras from your favorite E! shows like "Keeping Up With the Kardashians," “The Arrangement,” “Life of Kylie," ”The Royals," “Botched,” “Total Divas" and “Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry.”
• Be the first to know breaking news with our mobile alerts!
• Keep up with the latest style trends and beauty tutorials.
• Tune in to our exclusive livestreams, including Emmy®-nominated "E! Live 360," "Live From E!" and "Live From the Red Carpet.”
• Share everything from E! News with your friends on social media, directly from the app.

Connect with us!
Website: Eonline.com
Facebook: Facebook.com/enews
Instagram: Instagram.com/enews
Snapchat: snapchat.com/add/e_news
Twitter: Twitter.com/enews
Newsletter: Eonline.com/newsletter

We're always happy to get your feedback to help us improve the app. Email us at [email protected]

For full TV episodes, download the E! Now app, available in the App Store.

E! Entertainment Television, Inc.

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Gaming News & Reviews - NF
Gaming News & Reviews - NF

Gaming News & Reviews - NF

Newsfusion Ltd.

#1 Source For New Video Games, Trailers and Reviews!

The most advanced app for getting the latest gaming news!

Features include -

- A news summary covering stories from all sources ! Clean feed with no repeated stories. For each story - see all sources that covered it with a simple tap !

- Subscribe for push notifications on the games/titles/platforms you want or get them for prominent stories making sure you're up to date, even when you're busy (optional)!
Challenge our topics selector with the latest games including the Battlefield 1, Resident Evil 7, Squad, Mass Effect Andromeda, Ghost Recon and more!

- Your very own news feed - choose the games or platforms you want to follow and the topics you want blocked. Don't bother yourself with news that don't interest you!

- Videos trailers, tutorials and how-tos - curated from Youtube channels

- A community of gamers! Post stories, videos or polls, comment on stories, tag articles, earn points and badges!

- Block source - filter out unwanted sources

- Read later - save interesting stories for later reading, easily and for free!

iPhone features only -

- Collapsed mode - an effective reading mode! Skim through the news and decide what you want to read, save or share!

Full satisfaction guaranteed, and for free!

Loved it? Let us know by rating us high and share it with your friends!

Use of the Newsfusion Application is governed by the Newsfusion Terms of Use (http://newsfusion.com/terms-privacy-policy).

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RSS Newsreaders

Grab your own news feeds from the old-school news feed system, RSS.

Aggregators - All You Need in One Place

Need to stay informed but don't have a lot of time to look at all your news apps? Aggregators bring the news to you in a single app.

Flipboard: News for our time

Your news interests done your way

Flipboard: News for our time

Flip through your news

For those who like a customized news feed.

Flipboard deserves its spot as one of the best known news and content aggregation apps on the iOS platform. The app is beautifully designed, optimized for iPhone use, can be connected to most social media accounts, and now even supports podcasts and music via an in-app player. Flipboard’s true power lies in its content catalog, which includes many of the biggest names in blogs and news, any website with an RSS feed or Twitter account, and, most importantly, content chosen by Flipboard staff and other interesting personalities. These curated topics are similar to sections in a newspaper, but they combine information from many different sources— it is essentially a folder in an RSS reader, only you don’t have to create it. More, Flipboard continually updates its catalog and creates new curated topics for timely events; for example, in March, I used Flipboard’s NCAA March Madness section to help fill out my bracket. The app is very responsive, but lacks a list or headline-only view, which is likely to disappoint those who want a quick overview of current news. Although there is room for improvement (e.g., the ability to add more sources to your flipboard), Flipboard is still a top option for news reading on the iPhone.

Why we love it

Flipboard offers a super nice, customizable interface. View categories in a tiled layout, search by keyword, follow friends, and receive shared stories from other users. Flipboard is perfect when you want to get serious about tailoring your news interests.

Quartz

Get news in a whole new way with Quartz where it feels more like a conversation.

Quartz

Jump right in

For those who would like a friendly, unique way to view the news.

Quartz is truly a unique way to get your news. With fun GIFs and attractive photos, it really does feel like a text conversation with your friend. When it is time to get serious, you can read the full story with a simple tap. The customized notifications are great, the Apple Watch support is a definite plus, and overall it is just a light and pleasant way to check out the news each day.

Why we love it

Quartz makes consuming news a fun conversation. Instead of being tasked to read an entire story you get the headlines. Want more info and you'll get it. Want less info you can just move on to the next story.

Nuzzel: News for Professionals

Check out the news stories your friends are sharing

Nuzzel: News for Professionals

Filter your news feed

For those who like to share news stories with friends.

Nuzzel lets you customize your news feed by sorting items by the number of friends who have shared them. In addition to news from your friends, you can opt to view news from friends of friends and even news from friends of featured users. If you want to get notified of trending stories the moment they break or become widely shared, turn on Nuzzel’s personalized news alerts. With Nuzzel, you can add feeds to your favorites, share and view comments, and even get customized alerts. Check out stories in a variety of categories from education to homeland security to comic books, and you can also search for top news. With Apple Watch support, a Today widget, and for getting news shared by friends and influencers, Nuzzel is the way to go.

Why we love it

If you and your pals share the same news interests, then Nuzzel will make sure you always see what they are sharing. Connect your Twitter or Facebook account and you’re in business.

Technology News

Keeping track of the technology world is much easier with these great apps.

CNET's Tech Today

CNET's Tech Today

CBS Interactive

Tech Today delivers the most important tech news, stories and opinions, all in one easy daily dose. Whenever you have a couple minutes, the app has CNET's 10 biggest stories of the day waiting for you.

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the news apps out there — we get it. That’s why we built Tech Today, the simplest and fastest, free-est way to get a quick look at what's big right now in tech news, without any complications or stories about the Kardashians (well, usually). Tech Today gives you a look at the "big picture" in tech by delivering a selection of best stories based on the most popular topics right now.

Tech Today is perfect for your commute (but please, not while driving!) or while in line at your favorite coffee shop.

AppAdvice

AppAdvice

AppAdvice.com

Is this shameless? Yes. Is it true? Also yes. The AppAdvice app is by far the best place to go to find app news and advice. Although it is heavy on the application side, the site does still post more then its fair share of Apple-related headline news. In terms of app usability, its UI really shines through. They didn't just shove out a glorified reader for the iPhone (note some of the apps here), it really is another experience consuming AppAdvice on your mobile device rather then your desktop. Especially with its price drops, app movers and app updates links. Hey, I work for them and could get it for free, but I even paid for it. It's that good. Ok, now onto the non-affiliated apps!

9to5Mac — Breaking Apple News

9to5Mac — Breaking Apple News

Seth Weintraub

9to5Mac is now available on iPhone and iPad, the leading news website for iPhone, iPad, Mac and more.

The 9to5Mac app takes the core experience from the website and brings it to your home screen. View the latest stories in a layout optimized for the iPhone and iPad with large photography and rich native typography. Take advantage of the Dark Theme for comfortable reading at any time of day.

Straight from the story, share the news with others and view reader comments inline, with threaded replies. Posts and comments respect the system Text Size settings so the app always reflects your preferred reading habits.

Get push notifications for instant alerts when a new post goes live, so you can always stay up to date with the latest stories.

The 9to5Mac app is a beautiful companion to the website experience. Give us your feedback and look forward to more updates coming in the future.

Upgrade to the Premium Subscription to remove ads and see the stories inline with a native reading experience. Premium costs $1.99 per month, in the US. The subscription automatically renews — but you can cancel at any time.*

See Privacy and Terms of Use: https://9to5mac.com/privacy/

*Subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period. Subscriptions may be managed by the user and auto-renewal may be turned off by going to the user's Account Settings after purchase.

AAA - News for Apple Products

AAA - News for Apple Products

Newsfusion Ltd.

Never before has it been so easy to stay on top of Apple-related news & products!

Get all the Apple related news you need in one place! Latest iPhone, iPad, Mac and general iOS news and stories. All leading news sources and blogs brought to you in an easy to use, clean interface!
You can also subscribe to push notifications for specific products or Apple related events! (more details below).

So, what exactly do you get?

* No setup or learning time required. Fire AAA for the first time – and immediately see what are the current “must-know” Apple news.

* Catch up on your own schedule: read the latest stories, or up to a week back !

* Videos curated from leading YouTube Apple news channels.

* View the coverage of each story from all sources that covered it - with a simple tap!

* A community of Apple fans! Post stories or polls, comment on stories, and tag articles!

* Block source - filter out unwanted sources

* Your very own news feed ! Select your favorite topics about Apple and its products - and get a summary covering these topics only, or simply block topics you're not interested in!

* Push notifications on prominent Apple-related events and/or your chosen topics (optional). For example - you can subscribe to push notifications specifically about the iPhone X or the WWDC. How awesome is that?

* Built-in Read-it-later - save any article for later reading for free!

iPhone Only Features -

* Collapsed mode - an effective reading mode! Skim through the news and decide what you want to read, save or share!

AAA: The leading Apple news app.


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