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AP Mobile

by The Associated Press

Price: Free Download
Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
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  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Access the vibration feature
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 4.3
  • - Manage notification sounds in the settings area
  • - No more multiple alert sounds when reconnecting to the network
  • - Support for sharing via WhatsApp
  • - Bug fixes

Product Details



Product Features

  • Breaking news alerts from AP
  • Stay connected to Associated Press News anywhere in the world
  • Tap into breaking stories, browse photos and videos
  • Customize your news categories
  • Share favorite articles with friends
  • Access news from more than 1,200 trusted sources

Product Description

Now with breaking news alerts! The only news app you need! Stay connected anywhere in the world with AP Mobile for Android! Bringing you news from the Associated Press and more than 1,200 trusted local sources such as the Chicago Sun-Times, The Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, national and international coverage, AP Mobile is your trusted source for real-time news coverage anytime and anywhere.

Tap into breaking news stories, browse dynamic photos and videos, customize your news categories and share articles with friends.

With AP Mobile you can even save and read the news when offline.

Just want your quick news hit? No problem. Our Top News headlines are editorially selected for timeliness and relevance and will keep you informed while on the go.

Want to stay longer and browse? Get your sports news directly from the source that brings you the popular AP Top 25 polls and AP World Soccer Rankings.

AP Mobile even has content in 2 languages! Spanish and English. Así que sus noticias en español!

And if you are looking for news from your local newspapers you will find it here too. AP Mobile has content from over 1,200 trusted local sources such as The Detroit News, Las Vegas Review Journal, The Denver Post, The Seattle Times, making it a true global to local news experience.

AP Mobile. Where the news gets its news.

Technical Details

Size: 5.2MB
Version: 4.3
Developed By: The Associated Press
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Access the vibration feature
  • Get notified that the operating system has finished booting
  • Write to external storage
  • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
  • Open network sockets
  • Access information about networks
  • PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
  • Access information about Wi-Fi networks
  • Required to be able to access the camera device
  • Read from external storage
  • Read only access to device state
  • Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
  • com.google.android.providers.gsf.permission.READ_GSERVICES
Minimum Operating System: Android 4.0
Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

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This app will fill your Kindle Fire Gallery with hundreds of news story thumbnails -- many of them creepy (photos of dictators, criminals in the news, political candidates). Uninstalling the AP Mobile app does not remove these images. You have to remove them manually in the Gallery. Also, the app is not smart enough to know when it already has a photo, so it will download the same one again and again and you may end up with 20 photos of Newt Gingrich like I did.
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Good content but it downloaded too many photos to my device. It was easy to delete them but it was just a hassle to have to do that. I'll stick with USA Today which has just as good of content but doesn't download the picts.
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I Have been waiting for this app to be approved for the kindle fire since i got it. Is the BEST for news, i have use it for years on my blackberry and the fact that it was not being offered on the kindle fire was starting to be annoying
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this app is okay its basically like the pulse app. the thing I hate about this app is that everytime I log onto the app it downloaded every picture it has for that day to my kindle fire gallery.therefore his is not recommend.
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Long time loading, not always up to date, sends notices to my ipod that are up to date, but when i open the app on the kindle its yesterdays news
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If you accept this app you accept their permission request to use your camera and microphone without notifying you whenever they want.

What legitimate reason could they possibly have for wanting Permission to turn on your camera or your microphone without even telling you?

If you have this app on your device even if you are not currently using the app they might be watching you right now. You gave your permission.

Read the permissions section.
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They may have fixed the issues with it downloading images mentioned in older reviews because I haven't had that at all. I've had this app on several devices for years and use it daily. I would give 5 stars if the headlines page were customizable; I don't need a solid 40% of the top stories to be about athletes and celebrities since I don't care about them. Otherwise, a solid app with no glitches so far!
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It is timely and well written. Better than TV news and faster. The coverage of the recent election was excellent.
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