News Apps

Local, national or worldwide celebrity gossip — take control of information overload with your iOS device. For a list of our favorite ways to read the news, check out AppCraver’s Editor Picks of the Best News Apps for iPhone and iPad, or read on for breaking news and reviews of news applications from the iOS App Store.


Buy Yahoo on the App Store

Yahoo! on iPhone and iPod touch Beats Blackberry

Do you Yahoo? If so, you can now download Yahoo! onto your iPhone or Touch for free. Yahoo has combined news, weather, social networking, and other features into an all-in-one application with a few new features, like a “press and speak” voice input for searching and the ability to customize your own interests for quick viewing.

Tap News vs. News Fuse: Both Apps Consolidate Name-Brand News

Tap News vs. News Fuse: Both Apps Consolidate Name-Brand News

Tap News and News Fuse are so similar in so many ways, I figured that I should compare them side-by-side.
Tap News, from Sudobility, and News Fuse USA,  from icoderz, pull together articles from nine popular news outlets so you can access them all from one place.

The Wall Street Journal News Reader a Top News App

WSJ - The Wall Street Journal mobile reader, the new iPhone app from the venerable financial news source, is another solid news reader for the iPhone/iPod touch. It is fluid and makes reading, watching, and listening to content from The Wall Street Journal content easy.

TechCrunch Offline Reader Covers the Whole News Suite, but is Buggy

TechCrunch Offline Reader - In the 21st century it’s all about instant gratification. So much in fact, that we can’t live without our news, books, game stats, and product reviews at the touch of a button.

SourceForge Network News is a Snooze

If you're a regular denizen of Slashdot.org, Freshmeat.net and other SourceForge Network sites, you can now get your geek on with SourceForge Network News for the iPhone and iPod touch.

Buy Variety on the App Store

Variety App Doesn't Offer as Much Variety as the Real Thing

Variety one of the leading entertainment industry publications has gone a step beyond mobile. They’ve created an iPhone app. The publication that reports on who’s who and what’s going on in the world of film, television and music according to Hollywood has an iPhone application that supposed to do it all.

MeeHive Customizes News Cravings

There is an incredible amount of news and information that can be accessed from your iPhone. With RSS readers and mobile sites galore it can be a bit overwhelming at times. MeeHive seeks to be a way that sorts through the clutter to deliver the content you are most interested in. It is a product of Kosmix, which is getting a lot of buzz for its effort to give users more customized search results on the Internet.

Buy The Huffington Post on the App Store

HuffingtonPost.com Joins the Growing List of News Apps

Add the Huffington Post to the growing list of free newsreader apps. The HuffingtonPost.com iPhone app is similar in many ways to the other news apps I've looked at including the New York Times, Mobile News Network Powered by AP and USA Today.

Buy Mission Zero on the App Store

Mission Zero: Be An Environmental Hero

Would-be environmental heroes, your time has come. Mission Zero - Sustainability News, created by digital scientists, is a companion iPhone app for MissionZero.org. The goal of MissionZero.org (and by extension, this application) is to inform and energize users about small changes they can make, or actions they can take, to rise up, help conserve the environment and, ultimately, "get to zero environmental footprint" — hence the name.

Buy TMZ on the App Store

TMZ Takes on the iPhone with Even More Up-to-the-Minute Gossip

TMZ has become one of the go-to sites for entertainment news. The gossip kind of course, and they’re pretty darn good at it getting it to you and fast! The tabloid site has officially released it's iPhone application to give Hollywood's voyeurs the type of details that will make you ooh, ah and blush over your favorite celebrities — anywhere, anytime of the day from your handset.

Buy USA TODAY for iPhone on the App Store

USA Today Headlines Newspapers Apps in the App Store

USA Today has come a long way since it was launched in 1982 with the aim  of becoming a national newspaper. Love it or hate it, "McPaper," as it was once called by some detractors, USA Today's app proves its still on top of the newspaper business.

Buy Television on the App Store

Television App Brings TV to the iPhone — Not Quite

Television from Makayama is not exactly television. This iPhone app is a video aggregator showing pre-recorded clips and podcasts, most of which are already available on the web. The Television app requires WiFi and will not work on the 3G cellular network.

Track Obama's Approval With Change

With Barack Obama now sworn in as president it is time for some serious opinion poll watching. If you are an Obama fan or a political junkie, this is a great app for keeping your finger on the pulse of what others feel about the 44th president.

Buy Lifehack on the App Store

Lifehack App is a Simplified Clone of Lifehack.org Web site

Lifehack.org is a website dedicated providing articles detailing how to get things done quickly. As far as their app goes, it does quite the opposite. If you are a follower of Lifehack.org (the Web site) then you will probably want to check out Lifehack (the app) by Stepcase Limited.

NewsRack Delivers Info to the Palm of Your Hand

For those who like their news in the palm of their hand Newsstand will deliver the goods. Newsstand is an RSS reader app that offers up the news from a chosen list of sites or feeds. It displays the information in both portrait and landscape view. It couldn’t be easier to set up. Just choose the sites that you visit frequently and save them to the app. Edit the names of the feeds you’d like to place in the app and create folders to keep everything organized.