All Platforms : NewsRSS Feed

Best news apps with RSS feeders, news widgets and weather apps, so you’ll be the first to know.

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Wikipedia

Wikipedia

It’s Wikipedia in an easy to use format

5
2

FREE

2
Fuse

Fuse

The best UI around for an RSS reader

4
2

£0.99

3
London 2012

London 2012

There are better ways to get your ‘lympic fix

2
2

FREE

4
All About Windows Phone

All About Windows Phone

The best news source for the platform around

4
2

FREE

5
BBC Sport Mobile

BBC Sport Mobile

A fancier version of the mobile site

2
2

FREE

6
Sky News

Sky News

Get the latest news on your BlackBerry

4
2

FREE

7
Goal.com

Goal.com

Goal! GOAL! Always believe in your soul!

4
2

FREE

8
Metro

Metro

Metro news whenever you want it

4
2

FREE

9
NextGen Reader

NextGen Reader

Google Reader at its ‘fastest’

5
2

£1.29

10
Fuse

Fuse

A superbly fun RSS reader

4
1

£0.99

11
Pulse

Pulse

News plopped in one easily read place

4
2

FREE

12
The Guardian

The Guardian

An app version of the main website

2
2

FREE

13
Google Currents

Google Currents

Turning the web into magazines

3
2

FREE

14
Spout

Spout

Creative? Yes. Useful? Not really…

3
2

£0.99

15
BBC News Mobile
3
2

FREE

16
The Times

The Times

Not perfect but one of the best paper apps for tablets

3
3

FREE

17
The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times

Spin-off app is decent enough if you don’t mid a wait

3
3

FREE

18
Sky News

Sky News

Live video and a whole slew of news

4
2

FREE

19
Taptu

Taptu

News aggregation just got that little bit more exciting

5
2

FREE

20
C4 News

C4 News

Several missed opportunities here but, as on TV, C4 News gives excellent perspective on in-depth stories

3
2

FREE

21
Feedly

Feedly

Lapping up all of the web’s content so your brain doesn’t have to

4
2

FREE

22
The Guardian iPad Edition

The Guardian iPad Edition

A beautiful and immersive way to catch up on the day’s news.

4
3

FREE

23
Goal Mobile

Goal Mobile

Is this football news and updates app a late winner, an own goal, or an equally terrible football analogue?

3
3

FREE

24
Auto Express

Auto Express

Get car news, if you can battle your way through the permissions

2
3

FREE

25
Met Office: Weather Application

Met Office: Weather Application

It’s a bit of a dog at times, but the data’s good, and the app’s free.

4
3

FREE

26
Flipboard

Flipboard

It may not replace your dedicated RSS reader, but it’s a lovely way of browsing news and social network updates.

5
2

FREE

27
New Scientist

New Scientist

Get mobile access to everything on the New Scientist website via this app.

3
3

FREE

28
Sky Sports News

Sky Sports News

Great app for keeping updated on all things sporting

5
2

FREE

29
The Economist

The Economist

Subscription-based app set to make you a whole lot smarter

4
2

FREE

30
Magic Seaweed Surf Forecast

Magic Seaweed Surf Forecast

This app provides everything you need to know before heading down to the beach with your board.

3
3

FREE

31
Engadget

Engadget

Get the latest tech news and reviews direct to your phone, courtesy of Engadget.

4
2

FREE

32
AG Newspapers UK Free

AG Newspapers UK Free

AG Newspapers UK gives you easy access to a huge pile of newspapers and magazines

4
3

FREE

33
PCWorld for BlackBerry

PCWorld for BlackBerry

Catch up with the tech news and reviews site on your BlackBerry

4
2

FREE

34
CNN

CNN

A great news app with some of the best multimedia functionality around.

4
2

FREE

35
The Guardian

The Guardian

One of the finest newspaper apps around

5
2

FREE

36
Beeb Anywhere

Beeb Anywhere

Keep up to date with BBC News and Sport via this feeder app.

4
2

FREE

37
Watchlaterapp

Watchlaterapp

For bookmarking clips, this will do the job. It’s not quite the ‘Instapaper for video’ we wanted, though.

2
2

£1.79

38
Hitpad – See What’s Up

Hitpad – See What’s Up

This app could become your first point of call for catching up with what’s going on in the world.

4
2

FREE

39
NASA App HD

NASA App HD

A neat, way of navigating NASA’s content, and to check out when the ISS will be hurtling overhead.

4
2

FREE

40
Sky News for iPad

Sky News for iPad

An app with lots of good ideas, streets ahead of the competition, but it’s not perfect

4
2

FREE

41
50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic

50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic

Some thought-provoking images complemented by fascinating insights.

4
2

£2.99

42
Wired News

Wired News

Get the Wired tech news on your BlackBerry

4
2

FREE

43
BBC News

BBC News

Official BBC News app finally arrives but is it worth the wait?

4
2

FREE

44
Highlights on Ovi

Highlights on Ovi

Find the newest and greatest apps on the Ovi Store

4
3

FREE

45
Pulp

Pulp

If you miss casting your eye over a physical newspaper, this may appeal.

4
3

£2.99

46
The Independent

The Independent

Get the newspaper’s latest news and opinion

4
2

FREE

48
Beaches News

Beaches News

News about beaches. Any beaches. At all.

1
2

FREE

49
Metro

Metro

The free paper goes mobile

3
2

FREE

50
Read It Later Pro

Read It Later Pro

Read the web offline with this innovative app

4
3

£0.61

51
TED Mobile

TED Mobile

20-minute nuggets of wisdom from experts around the world

5
2

FREE

52
BBC Mobile

BBC Mobile

Access BBC news and sport on your Nokia handset

2
2

FREE

53
News Republic

News Republic

News Reader to give you your topical story fix

4
2

FREE

54
UK News

UK News

The latest UK news amalgamated

3
3

FREE

55
OK! Magazine

OK! Magazine

Get the latest celebrity news – if that floats your boat

1
2

FREE

56
Pulse

Pulse

A news reader that definitely isn’t flatlining

5
2

FREE

57
Freshy! Ski and Snow Report

Freshy! Ski and Snow Report

Darling, is it still powdery in foods?

2
2

FREE

58
Yahoo News

Yahoo News

Get the latest UK and international news on your Nokia handset

1
2

FREE

59
Goal.com

Goal.com

Get the latest football news and scores from across the globe

4
2

FREE

60
Mirror Mobile

Mirror Mobile

News, sport and gossip from the UK newspaper

3
2

FREE

61
360Fashion News

360Fashion News

Rolling fashion news and updates

2
2

FREE

62
AP Moble for Bada

AP Moble for Bada

Get the latest news on your Bada handset

4
2

FREE

63
London Evening Standard
4
2

FREE

64
Sky News (unofficial)

Sky News (unofficial)

Get Sky News content with this unofficial app

3
2

FREE

65
London Evening Standard

London Evening Standard

While some hide their content away behind pay-walls other throw open their content for all to read

5
3

FREE

66
Man United News

Man United News

An app to steer well clear of, and we don’t even hate Man United

2

£2.39

67
BBC News

BBC News

One of the best general news apps on the iPhone, featuring video streams and the overall reliability of Aunty’s news hunter-gatherers

4
3

FREE

68
The Guardian Anywhere

The Guardian Anywhere

Forget the Guardian website, this app allows you to read the paper’s content offline and in your own time.

4
6

FREE

69
BBC News and Sport
4
2

FREE

70
BBC News

BBC News

Easy access to the world’s most reputable news source

5
2

FREE

71
BBC News

BBC News

Read the BBC news anywhere, anytime, on or offline, sort of…

2
2

£1.19

72
FryPaper

FryPaper

The UK’s most illustrious gadgeteer migrates to the iPad

3
2

FREE

73
The Times

The Times

Putting paperboys out of business since 2010

3
2

£9.99

74
The Sun

The Sun

Page 3 comes to the iPad: The digital age has arrived

3
2

£4.99

75
Sky News

Sky News

Bite-sized chunks of the news, complete with video and Sky News comment

4
2

FREE

76
Time Magazine

Time Magazine

The world’s most influential current affairs magazine comes to the iPad, and makes a beautiful initial impression

5
3

£2.99

77
Pulse News

Pulse News

The news reader that Steve chose show off his new ‘Pad

5
2

£2.39

78
Newsweek

Newsweek

One of the newsstand’s most recognisable names comes to iPad in a straight up digital transfer

3
2

£1.79

79
NYTimes

NYTimes

Read all about it, all the news from New York and beyond

4
2

FREE

80
Time Mobile

Time Mobile

Constantly updated reporting available on your BlackBerry

4
2

FREE

81
New York Times Editors Choice

New York Times Editors Choice

New York Times leads the way with Editors Choice app that could change the way we enjoy news

4
2

FREE

82
NetNewsWire Premium

NetNewsWire Premium

The best RSS news feed reader for the iPhone for hardcore news junkies

4
2

£2.99

83
The Guardian

The Guardian

The definitive British newspaper news application for the iPhone

4
2

£2.39

84
Instapaper Pro

Instapaper Pro

Great for collating news stories you want to read at a later date or when you are offline

4
2

£2.99

85
The Scotsman

The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a superb newspaper app for the iPhone, a must-buy for readers

4
3

£1.79

86
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The UK’s second best news app, but it’s free so still worth a download

3
2

FREE

87
NASA

NASA

If you are bored of normal world news, why not treat yourself to some news about what’s going on in outer space?

3
2

FREE

88
The Scotsman

The Scotsman

The Scotsman is a superb newspaper app for the iPhone, a must-buy for readers

4
3

£1.79

89
AP Mobile

AP Mobile

The world’s news ported directly to your mobile phone from one of the largest sources

4
2

FREE

90
Thomson Reuters News Pro

Thomson Reuters News Pro

Another app from a heavyweight news source designed to keep your BlackBerry up to date at all times

3
2

FREE

91
WorldNews

WorldNews

Another news application to throw into the mix, which aggregates content from other services

3
3

FREE

92
AP Mobile

AP Mobile

News, get your news here. Associated Press News to be more specific. It may be US centric but it’s news nonetheless and presented well.

4
2

FREE

93
Digg

Digg

Popular social news aggregator gets its own iPhone app for news and trivia junkies

3
2

FREE

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NASA

NASA

If you are bored of normal world news, why not treat yourself to some news about what’s going on in outer space?

3
2

FREE

95
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

The UK’s second best news app, but it’s free so still worth a download

3
2

FREE

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AccuWeather.com

AccuWeather.com

Hour-by-hour weather info at your fingertips.

5
2

FREE

97
10×10 Mobile

10×10 Mobile

Find out what’s on the world’s mind in words and pictures with this clever news aggregating app.

5
2

FREE

98
AP Mobile

AP Mobile

Tap into breaking stories, browse dynamic photo galleries, and watch AP video from your Nokia.

4
2

FREE

99
CNN Video

CNN Video

Keep up with the daily news with access to CNN’s latest news, sports and business video clips.

4
2

FREE

100
Reuters

Reuters

Reuters news app promises news, sports and business developments but fails to impress.

1
2

FREE

101
Express News

Express News

Taking feeds from the Associated Press, Express News brings you all the top stories in real time.

4
2

FREE

102
Weather Bug

Weather Bug

Want to know what’s happening with the weather all over the world? Weather Bug gives you detailed accounts of all things climate-based.

4
3

FREE

103
BBC News

BBC News

Feed all the latest BBC News headlines to your Android device, in an easy to access service.

4
3

FREE

104
Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters

News from Reuters sounds like a winner but does this news app deliver the right news to your handset in the way you’d want it?

4
2

FREE

105
Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph’s free news app bids for Android supremacy with a skinned reworking of the paper’s mobile website.

3
3

FREE

106
Flash News for Android

Flash News for Android

Collating information from Google’s news RSS, the Flash News app keeps you up to date with what’s happening in the world.

3
2

FREE

107
YomoMedia Reader

YomoMedia Reader

If you’re in need of a good RSS feed then this app is a strong starting point, though feed management relies heavily on its web-based system.

3
2

FREE

108
MSN Weather

MSN Weather

If you’re as disgruntled by the weather widget on your home page as you are with what the climate’s doing outside, then MSN has an answer.

3
2

FREE

109
SPB Weather

SPB Weather

Expensive weather app that costs needs to offer more than just have a 6-day forecast and some semi-useless 3D maps.

3
2

£12.19

110
SMART RSS Touch Google Reader

SMART RSS Touch Google Reader

A paid for app based RSS reader designed to work with Google’s free RSS Readerd service.

2
2

£3.69