What are the best apps for breaking news and videos?

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    #1Flipboard

    Flipboard

    Flipboard is a reader that allows users to draw from blogs and publications in order to create their own personal magazine. You can also connect to social networks to see what your friends are posting. It's available on Android and iOS devices.

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Alexander Mills
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "My go-to app for the latest news and headlines around the world. The magazine-style layout is what makes it the best one for me. Reading this way is just a lot better."
  2. 14

    #2Google News

    Google News

    Google News is a news aggregator app developed by Google for Android and iOS devices. The app provides a comprehensive and personalized view of headline stories and local news & weather. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Randy Washington
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "One of the best news aggregators out there. It can practically access most news source around the world. The revamped interface is much cleaner and faster than ever. The inclusion of a dark mode is a welcome addition."
  3. 10

    #3Microsoft News

    Microsoft News

    Microsoft has partnered with hundreds of publishers and renowned news source from across that world to collect and curate the most important and latest news and headlines through Microsoft News. Available on both Android and iOS devices.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Samuel Kelley
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "A modern look and a very fast and easy to navigate interface. Could use faster initial loading times but aside from that, everything is great."
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    #4The New York Times

    The New York Times
    The New York Times App is available for both Android and iOS devices. It gives you access to breaking news and allows you to save articles to read later, as well as create notifications to be updated with the latest news and headlines.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Marilyn Wilson
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "This is a no-brainer choice. Everyone knows what The New York Times is. It's easily one of the most popular sources of the latest news around the world."
  2. 3

    #5BuzzFeed News

    BuzzFeed News

    The BuzzFeed News app is a new app dedicated to bringing breaking news and the latest headlines to its users with content that is carefully curated by its editors. The app is available for both Android and iOS devices for free.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Amy Feng
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "Outside of the more playful and entertaining content by BuzzFeed, there's BuzzFeed news that aims to bring breaking news and headlines across the world. Just started to use the app but I am liking the more serious tone that this app brings."
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    #6Feedly

    Feedly

    Feedly is an app for both Android and iOS that consolidates all your favorite feeds into one place. Feedly's interface is simple and easy to navigate. It features customizable notifications for the latest news and breaking headlines.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS, Chrome

    Bruce Yang
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "This is was what most people went to when Google Reader was shut down. Plenty of updates and a mobile app later, Feedly has become a serious choice for a new aggregator service."
  4. 2

    #7News360

    News360
    News360 is a personalized news app that offers you the latest news and content about the topics you care about. Select from a list of interests and the app will create a personalized mobile-friendly news feed that can be viewed at any time.
    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Dylan Ryan
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "An oldie but still a very good news app with its straightforward presentation. It can integrate with iMessage and the Apple Watch. You can easily connect to your various social media account for easy news sharing."
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    #8Reddit

    Reddit
    This is the official app made by Reddit that is available for both Android and iOS devices. With this app, you will be connected to Reddit with infinite scroll, autoplay GIFs, and the fastest-loading interface of any Reddit app.
    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Aaron Jones
    Written on December 6, 2018
    "If you're a frequent Reddit user then this can also be a good source for the latest news and events around the world. News spreads fast through popular publishers and source. The same goes for Reddit."
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    #9Mic

    Mic

    Mic is a website that provides breaking news, opinion, reviews, and analysis around arts, entertainment, celebrity, social welfare, and many other topics. It serves as a platform for people anywhere to see the impact of different things around the wolrd.

    Websites

    Free

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Summary

Best What are the best apps for breaking news and videos
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1FlipboardApps 19 Free
2Google NewsApps 14 Free
3Microsoft NewsApps 10 Free
4The New York TimesApps 3 Free
5BuzzFeed NewsApps 3 Free
6FeedlyApps 2 Free
7News360Apps 2 Free
8RedditApps 1 Free
9MicWebsites 0 Free
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