10 Best News & Magazine Apps for iPhone & iPad

December 17, 2011

magazinesThese apps are great for those who like to stay up-to-date with current news stories and magazine issues from around the world. Check these out and tell us about news or magazine apps that you would add to the list!


Livestand from Yahoo! - for iPad

Livestand is a magazine app that presents news and stories you want to know about with photos and videos. You can explore its publications for current headlines, celebrity news, sports, or whatever you choose. View on iTunes


SkyGrid - for iPhone & iPad

SkyGrid is all your news in one place. Follow all the sources and topics you want, and effortlessly receive updates on the interests you care about. Read your favorite news, people, blogs, and topics in a customized Photo Grid. View on iTunes


Flipboard - for iPhone & iPad

Flipboard creates a personalized magazine out of everything being shared with you, from social networks to articles from your favorite publications. Fill Flipboard with blogs to publications like Rolling Stone or Vanity Fair, and use Instapaper or Read It Later to save articles to read later.  You’ll have a single place to enjoy, browse, comment on and share all the news, photos and updates that you want to read. View on iTunes


Pulse News - for iPad

Pulse News takes your favorite websites and turns them into an interactive mosaic. Simply tap on an article to see a news story. You can also sync stories with Instapaper, Read it Later and Evernote or share a story on Facebook, Twitter or via email. View on iTunes


Google Currents - for iPhone & iPad

Google Currents delivers free magazine-like editions such as Forbes, Popular Science and Fast Company to your iPad or iPhone for high speed offline reading. You can also turn your Google Reader subscriptions or any of your favorite blogs/feeds into a magazine-like presentation. View on iTunes


Zite Personalized Magazine - for iPhone & iPad

Zite is a free personalized magazine that automatically learns what you like and delivers all the news, articles, blogs, and videos you want. Zite also helps you discover new stuff that you’ll love. View on iTunes


Zinio - for iPhone & iPad

Zinio lets you explore, read and shop for the world’s best magazines. You can access thousands of titles and tens of thousands of issues of the world’s best digital content. View on iTunes


Fluent News Reader - for iPhone & iPad

Fluent News Reader aggregates top news sources into a single, organized, and fully customizable mobile newspaper. The app allows you to create up to 3 of your own custom sections based on keyword searches. Fluent News Reader displays complete articles without load-time delays, text pinching or leaving the application. View on iTunes


Newsy- for iPad

Newsy keeps you informed on the world’s news stories through short videos that analyzes perspectives from multiple sources around the world. Newsy is the only video news app producing daily videos that provides meaningful insight into the news. View on iTunes


Newspapers - for iPhone

Newspapers provides the most comprehensive and easy to use directory of over 5,000 of local newspapers with free online content around the world. Newspaper article links can emailed or saved to Instapaper from the preview so that you can read it offline. View on iTunes


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