10 best news apps to keep you up-to-date with everything you want and need to know.
2020 has been a year FULL of important news
Aggregated news apps give you all your need to know
10 best news app in 2020
In the modern world there is more and more occurring that we need to keep informed about. Look at 2020 alone, it feels like there has been nothing but a constant barrage of breaking news, politics, celebrity and entertainment news flooding our newsfeeds. Not to mention the big C-word … NO, not THAT one … Coronavirus! And we all want to be kept up to date with the latest information from infections to death-rates and of course the all-important vaccine.
However, with so many news outlets, about, if you downloaded all of the individual apps or bookmarked all of the news sites to continually check, you’d never get time for anything else.
So, the best option for a one stop shop would be one of the news aggregator apps that are available for download. They collect all the important articles from across the available news outlets and compile them into a feed covering a complete range of sources with different viewpoints and perspectives.
This list compiles the best 10 news apps that are free to download so you will never miss important information again.
A current affairs news app that was designed for Android users but can also be downloaded for those of you with a more of an i-device leaning. You can set up notifications for varying types of news that you are interest in and chances are you will have used the online version of Google News at some point.
Love listening to the news? Today we're launching Your News Update, our smart playlist, in Google Podcasts and making it easier to listen to local news on Google Assistant → https://t.co/5VCkghSQ8b pic.twitter.com/UJWVL8UFb1
— Google (@Google) September 2, 2020
This is basically Apple’s native news app that is much the same as Google news above. However it also has the added benefit of a paid subscription service in the shape of AppleNews+ which gives you access to a wider range of news sources and even a range of audio news casts.
Every day, we strive to bring you the world’s best journalism. There’s just one problem: There isn’t enough time to read it all.
— Apple News (@AppleNews) July 15, 2020
Now, you may well be asking yourself if Yahoo is even still a thing after all this time, but it is indeed and they have a quality news feed from a range of reputable original news sources.
So this one is a pretty “smart” cookie. It’s a Japanese developed news app that uses machine learning to search its contributors for the best content. However, it does have a primary focus on news from Japan and the US.
Flipboard is an interesting app that focuses more on the overarching topics rather than specific stories or articles. IT was originally developed as an online magazine prior to its foray into the app world. The app basically curates your own magazine for you full of interesting topics for you specifically.
This is a news app that uses both human curation of content along with computer-generated curation to bring the news feed to users.
Welcome to https://t.co/Sl65YA9i4I, an innovative service designed to let you consume news from a wide variety of sources, free of the bias bubbles and vacuous verticals that frustrate so many discerning readers and thoughtful publishers. pic.twitter.com/CIW4ESMqRD
— Knewz (@knowknewz) January 29, 2020
The week is a physical weekly magazine and their app is a generous offering to accompany it. If you are interested in Top Ten lists … this is the one for you!
This intelligent app curates a feed specific to your tastes based on the type of articles and stories you click on. The longer you use it the more specific to your personal tastes it becomes.
Okay, so technically this one is not a “news aggregator” and rather a bookmarking app, however the facility to connect it to your Twitter feed to bring you the content you are most interested in is hand and so it warrants a mention.
If you like reading interesting articles, but the thought of breaking news stresses you out — we've got you covered.
— Pocket (@Pocket) May 15, 2020
This news app works on a location based service and therefore serves up the most important news from the area you are in at the time.
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