It’s not delicate to get access to news moment the internet and the intermixing of social media with important worldwide events has made it nearly insolvable to live under a gemstone. But chancing a dependable one-stop shop to engage with your news can be kind of a challenge.
In history, I have tended to get my news via television, bookmarked news sources, and occasionally indeed Twitter (. I know). In the hunt for a better way of getting different news, I tested over 20 news aggregator apps some amazing, some decent, and some not-so-great. After spending many weeks with these apps, then are my picks for the seven stylish news apps.
The stylish news apps
- Apple News for affordable access to the top news stories
- Google News for access to a wide range of free papers
- Flipboard for a tête-à-tête curated news app
- Ground News for relating political bias
- Newsbreak for a well-rounded news app with no paywalls
- Yahoo News for a videotape news app
- News360 for simplicity
Stylish news app for affordable access to top news sources
Apple News (iOS, macOS)
Apple News may not be the most cherished app on this list, but it gets half a point for its convenience to Apple product druggies the app comes formerly installed on the bias, and you can enable Siri to suggest stories grounded on the apps you’ve been using and the spots you’ve been browsing in Safari.
I’d say Apple News is best enjoyed with the decoration$9.99/ month plan because a lot of papers on the app are not available to on-subscribers. Apple does not hold back from pushing the free trial and its decoration plan onto druggies which makes lots of folk rumble but I suppose the price is justified. While you can read papers from subscription-only sources on other apps on this list, you will ultimately run into the issue of demanding to subscribe to those publications after a certain number of papers — or worse, you will be hit with the prompt to pay on your first pass. With Apple News, still, you not only gain paywall-free access to numerous of the most well-known, subscription-only journalistic sources, like The Wall Street Journal and TIME, but you can also hear Apple’s audio stories.
Google News (iOS, Android, Web)
We all know that Google does aesthetics well — and the ultramodern look of the Google News app surely helps produce a more pleasurable news-reading experience. It’s been lately revamped, too, so you know they are working to keep it fresh.
I particularly liked the Full Coverage panels, available on bigger stories they give you a range of sources on a breaking story, plus applicable tweets and vids, and indeed a timeline showing you how events have unfolded. When reading a composition, you can just click the full content icon to pierce more on that content. This made it easy and quick to spot analogous stories without having to go out of my way to manually search for them. It also helps ensure that you are getting a variety of perspectives on a particular content rather than just taking one perspective as philosophy.
Flipboard (iOS, Android, Web)
Flipboard is grounded around the idea of creating a digital magazine curated by you — a florilegium of stories pulled from your choice of news sources, blogs, and any other point you can plug into Flipboard (which is enough much all of them). It borders on RSS anthology, but it’s surely further of a news app, so it made the cut.
You can be as broad or specific as you like with Flipboard point it toward general content like technology or productivity, or specify one point in particular that you want to keep up with and Flipboard mixes everything together seamlessly.
Flipboard beats out other news-gathering apps when it comes to its interface the inflow feels natural, whether you want to check out the top stories of the day or dig deeper into a commodity that hasn’t been as extensively covered. Where applicable, podcasts, tweets, and videos can be bedded alongside news stories.
Ground News (iOS, Android, Web)
Ground News prides itself on presenting a wide range of perspectives, and I saw this come through with it’s Across the Spectrum and Factuality features. When I scrolled past the Full Coverage section of a composition, I was saluted by three bars of varying length and color a blue one to represent politically left-aligned sources, red for politically right-aligned sources, and white for sources that fall nearly in the center. When you click on one of those bars, the app automatically reveals analogous papers from sources that are aligned with that sentiment.
Newsbreak (iOS, Android, Web)
What stood out to me in the first regard with Newsbreak is the tab devoted entirely to original news (including a neat rainfall report). But the other tabs at the top of the screen host a wealth of motifs for you to explore from news sources each over.
As I scrolled through the feeds, it felt easy. rather than being bombarded with lines and lines from a textbook, Newsbreak splits each composition into its own card with a large image and title.
Newsbreak offers a thumb-up point and comment section on each composition. As you might guess, people can get relatively, um, opinionated in the commentary of certain papers. But it’s substantially civil, so if you enjoy engaging in a passionate discussion about news, you will probably enjoy this point.
Yahoo News (iOS, Android, Web)
Yahoo News is enough the splashes of unheroic and grandiloquent add a little further personality to the platform that I really liked. But it’s not just about the aesthetics.
Utmost apps will throw papers from colorful motifs together in one place, but Yahoo News organizes your feed so that you see analogous papers together before scrolling to the coming content. This made the whole reading experience less stressful.
What sets Yahoo piecemeal most is the capability to view your news via videotape there is an entire tab for videotape news. More yet, if you are like me and have the attention span of a goldfish, you will be thankful for the capability to scroll while the videotape you are presently semi-viewing continues to play. It’s noble.
News360(iOS, Android, Web)
News360 has been around for over a decade and does a fantastic job of pulling together news from multiple sources, grounded on your interests and preferences.
You will find News360 simple to connect to and simple to operate, with like and dislike features and an option to hear your news, analogous to the audio stories in Apple News. The audio news in News360 is also a decoration point, but unlike Apple News, audio is available for all stories on the app, making it a palm for availability. Having said that, the robotic, bus- history may take some getting used to.