Best General News Apps

General news apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to keep up to date with current headlines and events. Types include aggregator, official, and country-based general news apps. General news apps are great for all kinds of users looking to stay in the know on what is happening across their locale or the world.

Last updated 02-23-2017

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Inshorts - News in 60 words
1st

Inshorts - News in 60 words

Android

Seller: Inshorts (Formerly News in Shorts)

40 4

With so many new articles and trending topics, it can be hard to know where to start reading the news. This app breaks down articles into 60 words (more or less), so that you can seen what is going on and which ones you wish to read more about!

Swipe left to check out trending articles, top stories, or to go swimming through everything with the "All News" tab. As you continue to read, your suggested topics will be more suited to you. After you find an interesting short, swipe right and be taken to the full article from its originating website!

▲ Select a topic and swipe down to grab news articles.

▲ If the 60 words interest you, check out the the full, original article.

▲ Like through Facebook, share via a variety of networks, or bookmark it to read later. <br>

Browse shorts in politics, travel, technology, and even startups! Forgot to bookmark an article? Use the search bar to find it again, or to track down more information on a topic that you are passionate about. The more you read, the more personalized your "My Feed" will get!

Read top headlines in just a handful of moments! All of the latest information can be accessed easily, and both global and local stories are included. Start swiping for your news, and see what the world has to say!

Android
Inshorts - News in 60 words

Inshorts - News in 60 words

Free

BRIEFLY: Shocking News Breaker
2nd

BRIEFLY: Shocking News Breaker

Android

Seller: AYK Dev

35 3.5

Are you tired of listening to sugarcoated news stories around the globe? With this app, you can receive reports regarding the shocking and the bizarre, from around the world. You may be shocked to find about reports that mainstream news stations do not always cover.

Android
BRIEFLY: Shocking News Breaker

BRIEFLY: Shocking News Breaker

Free

Btv News
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Btv News

Android

Seller: Btv News

35 3.5

If you are someone who has a very tight schedule, keeping yourself updated with the news seems almost impossible. Having a reliable news source can prove invaluable in ensuring you never miss a thing.

With this comprehensive app, keep yourself informed about the latest happenings, even when you are on-the-go. Watch videos and live reports, from a tool that fits in your pocket!

▲ Don't miss out on any important Hindi news!

▲ Conveniently watch live stream videos from your smartphone.

▲ Connect with the Hindi community as you participate in polls.

Being occupied with work, meetings, and deadlines is not an excuse for you not to have the time to watch news reports. This app is able to provide you breaking and informative stories, containing not just articles, but live video.

Whether you are at home in Bangalore, or a foreigner traveling around the city, this app will keep your mind filled with the right information needed to get you through the day!

Android
Btv News

Btv News

Free

Storia
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Storia

Android
iOS

Seller: Storia Inc.

40 4

Writing is one of the best ways to show unique and refreshing perspectives and empower others. With this app, you will be able to create and submit your own articles and find a variety of essays to read. You can also team up with other writers to combine your ideas and make a well-written piece.

To start, sign in with your existing social media account or email. There are different topics you can tackle: Business, News, Lifestyle, and Technology. You can freely share yours or others' works online. Inspire and be inspired!

Android
Storia

Storia

Free

iOS
Storia

Storia

Free

Quartz
5

Quartz

Android
iOS

Seller: Quartz Media LLC

35 3.5

Experience a unique and engaging way of reading news about the global economy. This fun messenger will give you updates, articles, photos, videos, links, and more - wherever, whenever! Receive interesting information and facts - keep up to date with world happenings at just the touch of a button.

What makes this news app unique and dynamic is that you are able to respond to the bot. All reports on the app are curated by journalists from all over the world who intend to share the latest and credible news and information on the economy. Learn and be entertained at the same time - simply install this app to begin using.

Android
Quartz

Quartz

Free

iOS
Quartz • News in a whole new way

Quartz • News in a whole new way

Free

Musicy
6

Musicy

Android

Seller: Green Mouse Inc.

40 4

Looking for indie songs to listen to? Read the latest news and album reviews about trending bands and singers of the genre. Search for new artists and read articles about them to learn more about what inspires them to become musicians.

To start, search through dozens of entries and charts to know the hottest and freshest tracks. You can also view an analysis about different artists and their album reviews. Dive deep into the indie music scene!

Android
Musicy

Musicy

Free

Bundle News
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Bundle News

Android
iOS

Seller: Bundle A.Ş.

40 4

Did you hear about the newest Apple release? No? How about the latest on Beyoncé? Not that either? It can be tricky to stay on top of the latest news when there are so many sources to choose from out there – save yourself from wasted time, and keep all of your favorites in one place for easy and speedy reading!

Start out by selecting a locale and at least three sources from the list of categories, from “Art & Design” to “DIY.” Your choices appear within the “My Bundle” screen and can be viewed all in one stream, or with a rightward swipe from the left side of the screen can be selected individually from the sidebar. Tap on an article to view it, or save it for later reading with a tap of the upper-right bookmark icon.

▲ Tap the top-right settings icon to change the Bundle layout, or tap the magnifying glass icon to search by keyword, columnist, and more.

▲ Tap the thumbs up or thumbs down icon to the upper-right of an icon to influence what kind of news shows and doesn’t show up on your feed.

▲ Into night reading? Change the app into dark mode from the settings to make it easier on the eyes.

The sidebar is also home to the “Discover,” “Featured,” and “Photography” sections. Browse through all sources within each category in “Discover,” catch up on hand-picked articles in “Featured,” and view full-screen images from the latest news and events in “Photography.”

Pressed for time? The “Hot Bundle” option allows you to browse through daily trending stories selected by the editing team that help keep you up to date in a snap. “LiveBundle” also provides a live feed of important events when they occur, making it even easier to be the first in the know. No more spending time flipping from source to source – stay informed with an all-in-one super news app!

Android
Bundle News

Bundle News

Free

iOS
Bundle News - Breaking News and Daily Headlines

Bundle News - Breaking News and Daily Headlines

Free

AP Mobile - Breaking News
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AP Mobile - Breaking News

Android
iOS

Seller: The Associated Press

35 3.5

he Associated Press (AP) has a large network of journalists and news agencies, which allow you to really see what's happening around the world, just by checking out their news from this app. Skim the headlines to get a basic idea of what's going on, or rad the articles in depth, but you'll always be getting the hottest, freshest news from a trusted source.

Like most other news app, you will get a feed of news headlines. Unlike those other news apps however, these headlines are coming straight to you from affiliated journalists all around the world. Be the first one to get the news straight from where it's happening!

▲ Read the news stories that interest you by tapping on the headline.

▲View photos that are taken by AP affiliated photojournalists.

▲Keep up with the news by checking it out through the AP widget.

Dozens of news stories are updated constantly, and to keep up with this torrent of headlines, this app offers a widget. Once placed on your home screen, you can view the headlines without having to open the app itself.

International news awaits those readers hungry for the news. Satisfy your need for the news by getting accurate stories straight from the source. All of the headlines here are going to be about the latest events. Keep up and read the news on your device.

Android
AP Mobile - Breaking News

AP Mobile - Breaking News

Free

iOS
AP Mobile

AP Mobile

Free

Flipboard: News For Any Topic
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Flipboard: News For Any Topic

Android
iOS

Seller: Flipboard

40 4

Peruse all the latest news, lifestyle updates, social events, and more from popular media outlets, all in one handy and attractive digital magazine. Collect stories, videos, and photos from many different sources and save them in this app.

No need to download separate applications for each news organization or story provider; that will only leave your phone cluttered. All you need is this one tool to organize and manage media in an attractive way. Simply start following topics that interest you and adding things into your collection, and the app will learn from your selections as it builds your digital aggregate.

Paperless is the way to go; no need to wait on newspaper deliveries or purchase bulky magazines. Mainstream media fans can read everything on this convenient app anytime, anywhere.

▲ Choose the topics that interest you and read them right in the app.

▲ Flip through the different stories and read them easily.

▲ Add your personal accounts from social media and other organizations to access them all from this app.

Simply choose the topics that you like, and this app will take care of the rest. Do you want to be updated on the latest mobile gadgets? Tap on Technology. Wondering about the latest winter fashion collection? Choose Fashion. Are you looking for tips and tricks on effective child-rearing? Follow Parenting. From travel to spirituality, the topics that you can collect are limitless. Whether you want to know the day's breaking news, the hottest travel destinations, or the best investment opportunities, you can find them all here. Collect them on your own board or share them with your friends.

Android
Flipboard: News For Any Topic

Flipboard: News For Any Topic

Free

iOS
Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

Free

NYTimes - Latest News
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NYTimes - Latest News

Android
iOS

Seller: The New York Times Company

40 4

The New York Times has exuded passion for journalism over the years, and for that they have been generously awarded. Keen on exposing numerous truths and facts to the public, now they are taking journalism to a new level — they are bringing it to your phone!

Get premium digital access to all trending news stories and topics without the need to register. Enjoy exclusive access to behind-the-scene stories and award-winning photographs as well as unrestricted access to all raw and broadcast videos. You can also interact with posts by leaving comments or recommending the ones you like to friends and family. Try customizing sections you can include in your shortcuts, and activate either two of the widget options for a more enjoyable reading experience.

▲ Swipe easily across sections for a more smooth reading experience. Tap on the stories to access more details.

▲ Interested in one story but currently in a rush? Save it instantly for future reading.

▲ Get daily inspiration from all original content and featured stories — tap on the bookmark or share icon!

Android
NYTimes - Latest News

NYTimes - Latest News

Free

iOS
NYTimes – Breaking Local, National & World News

NYTimes – Breaking Local, National & World News

Free