Best News Apps for Tablet or Smartphone


In the busy world we live in, it can be hard to stay up to date on news. This is especially true for those who do not get a daily newspaper delivered and don’t have time to watch the evening news. With so little time in the day, it is important to have a news app on your smartphone or tablet that can alert you to breaking news and keep you informed on stories that matter to you.

So what apps should you choose? Check out our 3 best news apps below.



New York Times


New York Times Now not only gives you the best stories from the New York Times, but stories from around the web. Stories are updated often and given to the user in short snippets, allowing them to choose if they want to read the entire story.

Every morning NYT Now gives users a Morning Briefing, informing them on all the stories they missed while asleep, to start their day. News stories can be found by refreshing the feed and content is updated 24 hours a day. The app is free and available exclusively for iOS.



AP Mobile


The Associated Press is one of the most widely known news organizations in the world today. Customize your news feed based on the categories you care about most. Get local news stories from thousands of local sources and stay up to date on breaking stories right in the app. Watch videos, see award winning photography and even get stock updates using AP mobile. This all in one news app is free and available for both iOS and Android. 



Smart News


Downloaded by more than 16 million users, Smart News brings news to more than 150 different countries. The app partners with major news organizations like NBC News, TIME and The Huffington Post to bring users the stories they want to read, from millions of top news stories.

Stories are saved to the app, allowing users to read them offline without an Internet connection. Set categories and add different media channels including blogs, newspapers and magazines to make each experience unique to the user. The app is free and available for iOS and Android.



These 3 news apps will keep you informed during your busiest days and curate the content based on your preferences. Get breaking news as well as news that is important to you by downloading the best news apps for smartphone and tablets.


Have a new app you love? Tell us about it in the comments below.


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