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News360 for Tablets

by News360
Platform: Android Rated: Mature
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)

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Latest Updates

What's new in version 3.2.1
  • New intro to help you set up your News360 account for the first time.
  • Ability to mute sources you don't want to see in your Home feed.
  • Tons of fixes and optimizations, including better saving your place in the Home feed when switching between apps.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B00540QJF6
  • Release Date: June 2, 2011
  • Rated: Mature This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (90 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,903 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Home feed - the top news stories and your interests now merge together in your Home feed, so no more switching between different categories to check up on all the relevant content.
  • New layout - the news stories are now set in a grid, with each story represented by a cube that you can rotate to preview the text or share or save the story.
  • New, easier personalization - when you start the app, we now take you through a short wizard that allows you to quickly select topics you like to read about, and then find your more narrow interests easily through search or by connecting your Facebook, Twitter or Google Reader accounts.

Product Description

"... News360 is excellent, innovative, and free ..."
- The Unofficial Apple Weblog

Key features:
• A beautiful interface that allows you to quickly scan headlines, preview stories and dive deep into the content
• More than 30,000 sources, from the top national news providers, to local and niche sites and blogs
• The Home feed - stories from the day’s headline news and your specific interests are merged together into a single stream, so that you don’t have to jump between sources and topics to avoid missing anything important
• A flexible and smart personalization system, so that you can tailor your news however you want, by choosing the topics, sources, companies and people you want to follow, and News360 will pick up on the nuances of your interests as you read
• Synchronize your interests and saved stories with News360 on your phone or at news360.com
• Tons of sharing and export options

Follow us on Twitter @news360app or on Facebook to get the latest news and updates about News360.

Technical Details

  • Size: 13.4MB
  • Version: 3.2.1
  • Developed By: News360 (Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window)
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Request authtokens from the AccountManager
    • Open network sockets
    • Write to external storage
    • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
    • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
    • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
    • Access information about networks
    • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
    • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 3.0
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 2 minutes

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars why only video news March 7, 2012
By Greg
perhaps I'm old fashion but I prefer to read most of my news. 90% of the news stories on this app are videos.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars News360 for tablets June 21, 2012
By abdine
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I have many others news apps, but this one is the one I use all the time, has up to date news from around the world. i use it every day to find out what is going on,
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding News App September 3, 2011
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Outstanding news app with an imaginative interface and quick, intuitive navigation. Very impressive, and best of all, it's free. It has quickly become my go-to news app for my Android tablet.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Sadly not for Kindle hd 8.9 December 1, 2012
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I have been using this app on my kindle hd 7" but when I tried to install on the 8.9" it says it is not compatible. That is a real shame because this is the best news app. I bopethe developer will optimize it for the kindle hd 8.9"!!!!!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Daily Driver for News May 29, 2013
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Love the customization options and the ability to see the news that is interesting to me. Not too resource heavy and does not bog down device.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Fine, but powered somewhat by hidden advertising January 22, 2013
By Eric
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This is a good broad-ranged news scout, with the added benefit of gathering news in which the user is interested. It's rather like a more customizable StumbleUpon. The disappointment arises when I click on a story, only to find that its source has truncated it and asks me to subscribe to it. I know bills have to be paid, but this is definitely a limiting factor in the enjoyment of this app.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent program for up-to-date news August 27, 2013
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This is an excellent program It lets me read a variety of news and feeds me much of the news I like to read. It has excellent categories and lets me search for additional news. i like to read my local news, which it supplies, as well as Asian news, by category.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Big Improvement August 24, 2013
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Love this APP when it was on my iPhone 4 then iPhone 5 on my wife or my Android Galaxy & now Kindle. Almost like FLIPSIDE but you can create a reader and very convenient when sharing it to READABILITY (Highly Recommended APPS for reading like a Kindle book) for later reading without wifi.

Would give a FIVE if it does not shut down from time to time. Needs a little improvement.

Comparable to Newshog or Feedly and Flipside - all APPS great for news reading on many sources.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Beats yahoo by a mile. Very responsive to feedback. We'll see if it leads to anything.
Published 18 days ago by Roy Gamble
4.0 out of 5 stars I like the videos
News apps like this are one of the main reasons I've been enjoying my Kindle Fire HD so much. I'm a big reader, but with news apps that provide pictures and even videos I not... Read more
Published 1 month ago by sunny
5.0 out of 5 stars lovin this app
Fantastic app & I use it all the time. It won me over by letting me choose what news I see, and I can get real specific in my choices. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Mel Taylor
5.0 out of 5 stars Great News App!
After trying most of the major news organizations news apps, I found this app far superior to any of them! Not only can you get World News, but you can get Local news as well!
Published 1 month ago by Jacnkl
5.0 out of 5 stars This is the News App I Was Liking For
A great variety of sources, articles and video that I can tailor to my needs. It works the way it says and is easy to use. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Ann
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Amazing. The app that I use the most!
Published 1 month ago by R. Z. Halleson
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I'm digging it!
Published 1 month ago by Cheyenne Bill
5.0 out of 5 stars I really like it.
I use this app all the time on both kindle and iPhone. I really like it.
Published 1 month ago by Tony
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great source of condensed world news
Published 1 month ago by neverlost
5.0 out of 5 stars I use it everyday
I use it daily to read articles covering several topics. Perfect for my needs. Great format and layout. Needs no improvement.
Published 1 month ago by JO KINDL
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