Best Genre-specific News Apps

Genre-specific news apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to read and view media related to specific topics and genres. Types include sports, business, and music genre-specific news apps. Genre-specific news apps are great for all kinds of people looking to keep up to date with their areas of interest or hobbies.

Last updated 03-24-2017

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

CNET's Tech Today
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CNET's Tech Today

Android

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 withing 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

Super Supporter: Live Football
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Super Supporter: Live Football

Android

Seller: Super Supporter

35 3.5

Would it not be inappropriate for a football fan to miss out on all the important events happening in the biggest football leagues? Never pass on the opportunity to watch your favorite teams play in the grandest, most awaited matches with this app!

Capable of bridging you to all things football, you will surely love getting your own personalized feed filled with highlights, match previews, reports and live text commentaries. You can even create a league you can share with your friends, and participate in its first ever predictor-based game. Get hyped up with the first 5-week rolling form table or actively socialize with friends through the Group League action. Stay informed and stay on top of all the games!

▲ You must have four sets of teams carefully chosen to help you start using the app. Tap on one to begin browsing, or tap on the random button to pick one for you.

▲ Be one of the team! Get four special jerseys from every club you joined.

▲ Get your head in a game or two! Tap on an ongoing match to pull out its details.

Android
Super Supporter: Live Football

Super Supporter: Live Football

Free

Crunchyroll News
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Crunchyroll News

Android

Seller: Ellation, Inc.

35 3.5

Crunchyroll is more than a good place to watch anime online; now, you can learn about upcoming series and live-action adaptations as well as the latest developments in otaku culture from its official newsfeed app!

Read up on the hottest news from both inside and outside Japan. It is all there as the app constantly uploads the latest reports by the hour. Are you looking for a new "slice-of" series? Is your favorite "seiyuu" in it? The chances are your answers could be in the very next headlines, and this app helps you stay tuned.

▲ Scroll down to browse the latest reports on anime, video games, light novels, and more!

▲ Press “Aa” to adjust the font size for easier reading.

Android
Crunchyroll News

Crunchyroll News

Free

Live Royal Oak
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Live Royal Oak

Android
iOS

Seller: CivicPlus

35 3.5

Stay alerted with the latest scoops from anywhere around one of America's most exciting towns, Royal Oaks, MI. This lightweight tool will provide you access to the Agenda, Alert and Form Center, Calendar, Facilities, FAQs, Resource and Staff Directory, News Flash, and Job postings, keeping you and fellow citizens well-informed 24/7.

Get real-time News Flash notifications by enabling the Notify Me option. See impressive changes within the town by accessing the Calendar feature, which lists activities every month held in the town's public facilities, including Council Meetings.

Android
Live Royal Oak

Live Royal Oak

Free

iOS
Live Royal Oak

Live Royal Oak

Free

UM Randy RideShare Tips
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UM Randy RideShare Tips

Android

Seller: South Boston Apps

35 3.5

Keep yourself up-to-date with the ride-sharing industry by using the UM Randy mobile application. This handy tool contains news about new rates, latest events about the industry, and an updated list of companies offering ride-share services.

You can also collect cool items from the UM Store right within the app. No login needed, you can directly access UM's Twitter account, Youtube clips, and tips when working in the industry. Lastly, connect to various drivers and operators in the provided Facebook group and receive cool new experiences!

Android
UM Randy RideShare Tips

UM Randy RideShare Tips

Free

VICE
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VICE

Android

Seller: VICE

35 3.5

Thought you knew everything about the latest events? Browse through an app that gives vast and groundbreaking information you wouldn’t find anywhere else. There will be dozens of new and original articles daily that are definitely must-reads! Get the latest scoop on fashion, music, sports, technology, culture, and more as you read top articles hand-picked by editors.

Watch through documentaries and shows from hosts like Kim Taylor Bennett, Krishna Andavolu, and many other of your favourites! Explore through different channels and get everything you need to know in one place!

▲ Get original articles of the latest events that can give you a glimpse of the real world.

▲ Explore numerous channels and keep yourself informed with the latest events!

Promo Caribbean
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Promo Caribbean

Android

Seller: Promo Grenada

35 3.5

The beautiful ocean, the heartwarming people, the vivacious events… whether you are feeling homesick or living as a local, catching up on all the latest from the Caribbean has never been easier – just tap open this handy app to find everything in one place!

From Anguilla to the United States Virgin Islands, simply tap on your locale to load up a stream of local news, music, photos, and more. Swipe from the left-side of the screen to bring up the menu, where you can segment the stream into events, tourist attractions, businesses, and other useful or entertaining information. It is your one-stop shop for everything Caribbean!

▲ Look up local events and businesses, and check out their ratings to get a feel for what they are like before you visit!

▲ Strike a pose and upload your best selfies and photos onto the local photo galleries.

▲ Browse dozens of sub-categories – from art to car services – by tapping into their main category.

Android
Promo Caribbean

Promo Caribbean

Free

Sickweather
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Sickweather

Android

Seller: Sickweather

35 3.5

Keep yourself informed with illnesses near you with this smart and useful app! With the power of social media, this tool can detect what sicknesses are being experienced by people at a certain location. You can also report an illness whenever you are sick to let your family and friends become aware. You can do this by tapping on the cloud on the upper right to report you are ill.

Post messages to locations that matter to you and keep your community informed. Add the tool’s widget on your home screen to always keep yourself updated wherever you go!

▲ The app automatically detects your location and tells you what sicknesses are currently being experienced by people near you.

▲ Once you sign in, you can report when you are having in illness to keep your family and friends informed about it.

Android
Sickweather

Sickweather

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