Best News Apps

Best of the Best

#1 Flipboard


FlipboardIt's your own beautifully personalized magazine with content from your 
Facebook and Twitter feeds, along with a slew of news sources and categories to choose from. A definite must-have.

2. Instapaper


InstapaperSave articles for offline reading and strip away unnecessary graphics for easy viewing. IOS 5 comes with a similar feature built-in, but this popular app is still worth checking out.

3. AppAdvice


AppAdviceGet the latest app news, including ranks, reviews, and even daily "Appisodes" re-capping the latest cool apps for the iPhone and iPad.

Made for iPad

1. Flipboard

(See "Best of the Best" above)

2. Perfect RSS Reader


Perfect RSS ReaderSyncs with Google Reader and features a photo browsing mode, offline browsing, and the ability to manage folders and subscriptions. You can also share with Instapaper, Evernote, Twitter, Facebook, and more.

3. The Daily


The DailyThe Daily is the first daily news, sports, and 
entertainment news publication made exclusively for the iPad. After the first two-weeks, the service requires a monthly or yearly subscription. 


1. Pulse

(Free,; iPad version: 

PulsePulse takes your favorite websites and transforms them into a colorful and interactive mosaic. Save stories for offline reading or share them.

2. SkyGrid


Sky GridSee all your featured top stories at a glance. Stay updated on news categories, such as sports teams, celebs, politics, and more. Streams information from over 1 million online sources.

3. CNN App 


International Version:; 

iPad version: 

CNN AppWatch CNN Live straight from your 
device. Also features the latest news, 
commentary, and video clips of previous stories.

RSS Readers

1. Instapaper

(See "Best of the Best" section)

2. MobileRSS 


Pro version: $2.99,; iPad 

version: $4.99, 

MobileRSSYou can manage folders, save articles for offline reading, and more. Syncs with Google Reader. Paid versions are ad-free.

3. Reeder 

($2.99,; iPad version: $4.99, 

ReederThis reader also syncs with Google Reader. You can browse by feeds or folders, manage starred items and notes, and save to Instapaper, ReaditLater, and Readability.


The number of "flipped" pages each active Flipboard user goes through per day 
(According to an estimate by Tech Crunch)

2011 Buyers Guide
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