With your Apple iPhone you can stay up to date with the latest news, because leading news organizations and other media have launched great news apps which will bring you the very latest news right to your iPhone.

Below you will find an overview of the best news apps for your iPhone.

NY Times iPhone App

The NY Times app has been specifically designed for browsing and navigating articles on the iPhone platform. It is a user friendly and easy to navigate app

The NY Times App is free and compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch devices with iOS version 3.0 or later. You can customize settings in the apps to your liking, access the various sections and articles, read offline content and the ability to share articles via social networks like Twitter or Facebook, e-mail or text messages.

USA Today iPhone App

The USA Today App for iPhone is the official USA Today app, optimized for mobile use, giving you news headlines, weather forecasts, sports scores and more.

You can flip through the best daily pictures from weather, celebrities, travel, science and weather. You can also watch these photos as a slideshow.

The free app structures the news headlines in an organized way and is very useful for quickly staying up-to-date while being mobile.

AP Mobile

AP Mobile is the official Apple iPhone app from Associated Press, the world’s largest news gathering organization. This app has a user friendly interface and is highly customizable, because you can control which stories show on your phone and in what order the news is presented to you. Like other news apps, the AP Mobile application is also integrated with social networks like Twitter and Facebook.


Do you want to have the latest weather information and do you want to stay-up-to-date with the latest weather news? One of the most complete iPhone weather apps is the app from AccuWeather, which gives you localized and accurate weather news, updated hourly.

The AccuWeather app has animated radar and satellite images, multiple weather views, videos and interactive Google Maps. The app will also warn you for extreme weather conditions like ice, snow, tornadoes and thunderstorms.

Thomson Reuters News

With this app you have access to the news and market data from Thomson Reuters, which is one of the leading sources for businesses and professionals. This application gives you online and offline access to the latest news, extensive (interactive) financial data, corporate information, videos and pictures.


Reeder is one of the best RSS readers for the Apple iPhone. It is a sleek and elegant reader which integrates with Google Reader. The app has a minimal look but has all the features you need, nice animations and also is integrated with third party services like for instance Delicious.

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