news apps

  • Why Quartz’s news app is so much bigger than news Crunch Network

    Why Quartz’s news app is so much bigger than news

    Have you tried the Quartz News app, yet? Please do. Imagine a text conversation with a bot that sends you a news topic. You’re then presented with two choices: Either tap a string of relevant (and surprisingly entertaining) emojis, which is like pressing “learn more,” or tap an “anything else?” button to have another topic served. Read More

  • Nuzzel Revamps Its Social News App And Raises $1.7M

    Nuzzel Revamps Its Social News App And Raises $1.7M

    Social news aggregator Nuzzel is unveiling version 2.0 of its website and app — a version that CEO Jonathan Abrams described as “Nuzzel for Everyone.” Nuzzel previously worked by creating a feed of the most-shared stories from the people you follow on Twitter. You can still create that personalized news feed, but the service no longer requires a Twitter login. Instead, you… Read More

  • Sneak Peek At Flipboard’s Apple Watch App

    Sneak Peek At Flipboard’s Apple Watch App

    Among the many new applications designed for Apple Watch, there are still a few big names who had yet to reveal how their apps will look and operate. One of those names is Flipboard, the social magazine app which is currently available on iOS, Android, Windows, and more recently, the web. The company offered a preview of their forthcoming Apple Watch app, which they’ll cover in more… Read More

  • Timeline Launches News App To Give You The Context Behind The Day’s Headlines

    Timeline Launches News App To Give You The Context Behind The Day’s Headlines

    One big complaint about current news coverage is that there’s not enough context — an article or TV report might tell you what happened today, but it gives you no understanding about the history that led up to today’s news. Now a startup called Timeline is aiming to change that. When you open the Timeline app, it might look at first like just another news aggregator. Read More

  • Nuzzel Releases An iPhone News App With Simple Setup And Personalized Alerts

    Nuzzel Releases An iPhone News App With Simple Setup And Personalized Alerts

    For those of us who have been following social news startup Nuzzel, there’s been a long wait for the startup today’s iPhone launch. I first spoke about Nuzzel with founder Jonathan Abrams (who also founded Friendster) back in September 2012. Since then, Nuzzel has been a browser-and-email product, although Abrams told me recently that the iPhone app was “95 percent… Read More

  • Among News Apps, Flipboard Drives The Most Traffic For Publishers (According to Onswipe)

    Among News Apps, Flipboard Drives The Most Traffic For Publishers (According to Onswipe)

    Mobile publishing startup Onswipe is releasing data today that looks at the popularity of mobile newsreading apps from the perspective of digital publishers. Onswipe’s platform allows publishers to create mobile-optimized versions of their websites and ads, so the company says it can track every time an article from one of its partner sites is loaded in a news app. In the period from… Read More