Download News Updates - Best Software & Apps

  • Way2SMS

    2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java

    Free App for News Lovers

    7
    139 votes
    • PROS: Available in eight different Indian languages, Regular news updates
    • CONS: Plagued with pop up ads, Format is a bit cluttered
  • BBC News

    2.5.3

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    BBC News

    9
    18 votes
    • PROS: Global news source, Regularly, quality updates
    • CONS: Some technical issues reported by some users, Mainly UK-centric
  • Bing for Windows 10

    1.5.1.259

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free Search Engine Software Application for Smartphones

    7
    55 votes
    • PROS: Bing for Windows 10 can be downloaded at no charge., Users can enjoy immediate access to news feeds and similar updates.
    • CONS: Some have stated that Bing search results are not as comprehensive as Google., This application is only available in a handful of languages.
  • Amino Pokemon Go Finder & Chat

    1.1.4882

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Amino Pokemon Go Finder & Chat is ideal for expanding your experience

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Get news and updates about Pokémon Go, Chat with other players and make new friends
    • CONS: Using while playing will drain battery faster, Hard to filter unwanted chat
  • Bay News 9 Plus

    3.17.768

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A News App Serving the Tampa Bay Area

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Local national and global news reporting, Weather updates are accurate
    • CONS: Real-time traffic updates could be an issue, Not the best news app design
  • Times Reader

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Try the New York Times' new desktop application

    4
    21 votes
    • PROS: Very readable, Automatic news updates, Content downloads quickly
    • CONS: Only for New York Times fans!
  • Scoop

    0.33

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Be on top of the latest news with this RSS desktop notifier

    8
    3 votes
    • PROS: Warns you of all RSS feed updates, Handy double-pane interface
    • CONS: Very, very slow when importing feeds from Google Reader, Can't be minimized to the system tray
  • FOX Sports Mobile

    1.6.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Your all-in-one sports app covering your favourite sports and teams

    -
    No votes yet
    • Free Antivirus Hub

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Antivirus Software Updates and Access to the Latest industry News

      8
      3 votes
      • PROS: This is an officially licensed product from the Microsoft Corporation, One download can be installed on up to ten different devices and operating systems
      • CONS: The exact requirements and memory allocation will depend upon the third-party software, After a trial version all antivirus applications will have to be purchased
    • Pro Football Live

      2.30

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      Follow the NFL season on your phone

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Live scores, plays and stats, Customize to show only your favorite teams, Regular news updates, Cool SmackTalk feature
      • CONS: Runs slowly at times, No video content
    • The Wall Street Journal.

      5.2.11.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free App for News Lovers

      10
      1 vote
      • PROS: Regular updates are released, Read the news as soon as it happens
      • CONS: Only for true Wall Street Journal Fans
    • Rio 2016

      2016.801.1317.2502

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows Phone
      iPhone
      Android

      Get your game on

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Includes news, information, and all kinds of other frills, Official status means updates will be very rapid, Fast and slick design
      • CONS: Probably not applicable to the 2020 Olympics, Limitations on favourites
    • Overwatch League

      1.0.0.

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      iPhone
      Android

      An App to Stay Updated About Your Favourite ESports Game

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Updates and news, Multiple-language support
      • CONS: Wi-Fi or Airtime mandatory, No Chromecast or Twitch support
    • Nokia Goal 2010

      S60 (5th Edition) 4.07

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Symbian

      Get all the latest World Cup scores and news

      9
      6 votes
      • PROS: Regularly updated World Cup news, View results of all previous tournaments, Also includes information and statistics on domestic leagues around the World, Schedule automatic updates
      • CONS: Not thoroughly translated into English, Lacks multimedia content
    • The Wall Street Journal: News

      3.8.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Free App for News Lovers

      7
      1 vote
      • PROS: Regular updates are released, Read the news as soon as it happens
      • CONS: Only for true Wall Street Journal Fans, The app tends to crash
    • Precious Metal Spot 1.0

      1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Silver & Gold Live Price charts, quotes & market news/updates. No ads! Intuitive interface.

      9
      10 votes
      • The Oil & Gas News / Energy Quote Ticker

        2.7.1

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Provides updates on the oil and gas industry

        -
        No votes yet
        • FOX 5 Atlanta

          1.3.25.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Smartphone Application to View Local and Late-Breaking News

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: FOX 5 Atlanta is one of the best sources for reliable local news stories, Recent updates have addressed many of the bugs found within previous versions
          • CONS: Some commercials may play multiple times during a broadcast, Older operating systems are unable to support this newer software
        • RSSdose

          Varies with device

          License
          buy
          Platform
          Web Apps
          Android

          Personalized Subscription-Based RSS News Feeder for Computers and Smartphones

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: There are no pop-up or pop-under advertisements within RSSdose, Users will only be presented with relevant news and updates
          • CONS: There is no free version of this software, It may not function properly on older operating systems
        • Ryder Cup 2016

          4.1.2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          iPhone
          Android

          Follow the biggest event in golf with Ryder Cup 2016

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Live event audio, Blog updates, Breaking news alerts
          • CONS: 2016 Ryder Cup ended October 2nd
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        11109.5Android
        22.5.3188.8Android, iPhone
        31.5.1.259557.3Windows
        42.51396.8Android, Java
        52.0214.1Windows, Mac
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