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Easily Access Your News in Bite Size Pieces With These Apps

Easily Access Your News in Bite Size Pieces With These Apps

If you love staying up to date with the news, but don't necessarily like to read long drawn-out articles, these apps are for you. Get ready for the best apps that will deliver you the news in the quickest ways possible.

Quartz • News in a whole new way

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

Quartz • News in a whole new way

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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.

Refinery29 This AM: Top 8 news headlines & updates

Refinery29 This AM: Top 8 news headlines & updates

Refinery29

Easy Does It

For those interested in a quick glance at the hottest news headlines each morning.

Refinery29 This AM provides eight top headlines for pop culture, latest news, and trending stories. With an intuitive interface, you will see the news on cards each morning. Skim and swipe through them, check out the summaries, and click a headline for more details. You can quickly see what’s new in the news every morning with Refinery29 This AM.

Why we love it

Refinery29 This AM lets you glance at the latest headlines each morning. Skim, swipe, or click for more details with a simple yet attractive interface.

Hash – Today's Talking Points

Hash – Today's Talking Points

Hash Ventures LLC

For those interested in receiving news and alerts for trending Twitter topics.

With Hash – Today's Talking Points, you can quickly see which news stories are trending. The app offers bite-size news highlights, a video round-up each morning, and further details on each story. You can also follow the stories that interest you and receive a notification when something new pops up.

Why we love it

Hash – Today's Talking Points gives you the news everyone is talking about on Twitter.

Gist - News Summaries

Gist - News Summaries

Michael Mamiye

For those who want to check out news summaries and connect their Pocket account.

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.

ZOLT: News Summaries

ZOLT: News Summaries

Zolt Media

For those who want a news summary app with alerts, sharing, and bookmark options.

With news from over 500 sources, Zolt: News Summaries curates and summarizes the top stories for you. You can check out videos and GIFs, personalize your news categories, and dig deeper when you want the full story. Share news with a tap, bookmark stories to check out later, and receive alerts for breaking news.

Why we love it

Zolt: News Summaries gives you news from reliable sources summarized for quick viewing. Read the full story when you need to and share news with others easily from within the app.

iSummary: Summarize News Articles, Scans and more!

iSummary: Summarize News Articles, Scans and more!

Intelligent Apps, LLC

iSummary: Summarize News Articles, Scans and more!

For those who want more than just news summaries, the app summarizes scans and documents too.

Save news from other apps easily with iSummary. The app generates summaries of not just news, but articles, scans, text, and documents. You can also listen to summaries with the text-to-speech feature. The layout and interface display is nice for distraction-free summaries and iSummary can convert scanned images into text in a snap.

Why we love it

Save stories from Safari, Twitter, or Flipboard and have them all summarized neatly for quick viewing with iSummary.

Simply News - The award-winning news app

Simply News - The award-winning news app

Pylba Inc.

Simply News - The award-winning news app

For those who want news summaries relevant to search terms.

Swipe through the top stories with Simply News. The app provides thousands of news stories in a compact and summarized format. You can personalize your news with keywords, real the full story when you need to, and check out articles offline. With tons of sources, you will always be in-the-know.

Why we love it

Simply News wraps up the most important stories and delivers them in a compact form for easy viewing at a glance.

Simply Lines

Simply Lines

Quick Snails, LLC

Simply Lines

For those who like basic apps that provide news headlines with an option to open in your browser.

Simply Lines gives you just that, the headlines in a list form. The app offers a widget for your Home screen, quick link sharing, and an adjustable font size. You can open articles in your default browser and those you read will be conveniently grayed out in the list. For fast and simple headlines, Simply Lines gives them to you.

Why we love it

Simply Lines is a no-nonsense headline app that lets you skim and only open what you want to read.