Best News Apps

News apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to access local, regional, or global news and weather information. Types include weather forecast, entertainment news, and news aggregation apps. News apps are great for those looking to stay up to date with the latest breaking news as well as the news across their hobbies and interests.

Last updated 05-23-2017

Online Hacker News
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Online Hacker News

Android

Seller: Siddhant Mandal

45 4.5

One uncommon but unique way to score access to the most important events and news surrounding the IT world is to download this app. Primarily designed to deliver the freshest information on hacking news, big tech companies, promotions for security expert awareness, and more, anyone interested in the science behind computers and programs can enjoy loads of tailored features!

Offering more than just essential info, this tool also brings in a team of online experts to help spread security training solutions. This app’s main purpose is to bring the internet to a more reliable and safe level, so when you indulge in it, you may well be contributing to the good of everyone online!

Android
Online Hacker News

Online Hacker News

Free

Earth-Now
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Earth-Now

Android
iOS

Seller: Jet Propulsion Laboratory

40 4

Get global climate data such as surface air temperature, water vapour, carbon monoxide, and a lot more reports about gravity and sea level variations in one tool. Developed by the Earth Science Communications and teams at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, users are provided with objective data about the planet's physical state.

You will see how strong or weak an environmental condition is with the tool's colour-coded legends. The data are an eye-opener for all of us to do something about our environment. Keep yourself informed and aware of our planet and its current vital signs.

▲ See a 3D representation of the Earth's state which you can easily rotate and zoom in.

▲ Click on Details to read a brief summary about each of the global climate data to become more aware of the Earth's current happenings.

▲ See a list of DataMaps and select one to see a visual representation of the Earth as well as more info and details about it.

Android
Earth-Now

Earth-Now

Free

iOS
Earth-Now

Earth-Now

Free

CNET's Tech Today
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CNET's Tech Today

Android
iOS

Seller: CBS Interactive, Inc.

40 4

With everything that is happening all around the globe, catching up with the latest news can be a little too overwhelming. Thankfully, CNET has developed this virtual source of updates for technology and the developments related to the field. From the newest smart watch to the latest released computer software, you can find out about them easily and in a timely manner!

To browse through pages of news and updates, simply swipe on the screen. You can also activate full-page display for better reading. Aside from that, you can easily watch the videos and see the photos that are included in the articles. Additionally, you can see your progress at the end of every ten pages. Through this tool, CNET's tech updates and other content will always be within easy reach!

▲ Be constantly updated about the most recent technology news from a very reliable source.

▲ Aside from stories to read, you can also watch videos for a richer, multi-media experience.

▲ Monitor your reading progress and know just how many tech stories you have read already.

Android
CNET's Tech Today

CNET's Tech Today

Free

iOS
Tech Today - Your daily tech news

Tech Today - Your daily tech news

Free

Appy Gamer – Games news
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Appy Gamer – Games news

Android
iOS

Seller: News Republic

40 4

With so many quality gaming news sites out there these days, it doesn’t take long before you find yourself spending a little bit too much time out of your day trying to stay on top of them all. Never fear – unnecessarily filling up your home screen with apps and your browser with bookmarks is about to become a thing of the past!

Navigate through the app using the bottom bar, and swipe up and down to view different news, trends, and topics. Tap on a tile to open up an article or set of related articles, and tap the top-right bookmark icon to save an article for later reading.

▲ The “My Topics” screen is populated with top articles as well as shortcuts to the topics you subscribe to.

▲ Tap on the words highlighted in gray to go to their respective topic page and find related articles!

▲ Follow other gamers to see how they are reacting to articles and what they are sharing.

On the “My Topics” screen, tap the lower-right plus icon to add and remove topics from your library. There are over one million topics to choose from, so narrow them down to what you are interested in by tapping the upper-right magnifying glass icon and searching via keywords!

“My News” offers a timeline of articles from your chosen topics in chronological order. Tap on “React” underneath each article to leave a mood impression, or leave a comment by tapping the comment icon. Last but not least, “Digest” gives a selection of the top and most essential articles from your topics for easy reading in a pinch, making staying up to date with all of your favorite subjects even easier!

Android
Appy Gamer – Games news

Appy Gamer – Games news

Free

iOS
Appy Gamer – Games news

Appy Gamer – Games news

Free

PaperSpan - Read Later Offline
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PaperSpan - Read Later Offline

Android
iOS

Seller: Sravan Kumar

40 4

Do you have the need to read? Gather those essential stories and articles from around the web and store them in one neat little place thanks to this app! You can switch between mobile, tablet, and desktop to access high-quality content of your choosing, wherever your day takes you, and with whatever device is near to hand!

Create and share notes on these articles to keep track of your thoughts and ideas. Close the book on bad habits and encourage yourself to read more using the in-app tracker. It will inform you on how long you have spent reading, and the number of articles you have buried into over a variety of time periods. If your saved articles are piling up, take advantage of the advanced search option to filter your library by author, notes, or text-body!

▲ Change the formatting options such as the background color and font of your saved articles!

▲ Highlight the sections or phrases that interest you, or that you want to find again.

▲ Save website articles for later - and read them on any device with this app.

Set the app up so that it automatically syncs your saved articles upon loading, and organize them into customizable categories! If you need to focus your eyes elsewhere, or simply give them a rest, turn on the listening function.

Display options can also be altered to enhance your reading experience. Increase the font size, switch between dark and bright background options, and even change the screen brightness from within the app. You can even send reading material to your Kindle! Keep your information close at hand and set it exactly how you want to read it.

Android
PaperSpan - Read Later Offline

PaperSpan - Read Later Offline

Free

iOS
PaperSpan: Save Articles to Read or Listen Offline

PaperSpan: Save Articles to Read or Listen Offline

Free