Download News Updates - Best Software & Apps

  • Scoop

    0.33

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

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

    5
    1 vote
    • 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
  • Times Reader

    2.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Try the New York Times' new desktop application

    7
    19 votes
    • PROS: Very readable, Automatic news updates, Content downloads quickly
    • CONS: Only for New York Times 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
  • 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
    • Nokia Goal 2010

      S60 (5th Edition) 4.07

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Symbian

      Get all the latest World Cup scores and news

      10
      2 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.

      5.2.11.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free App for News Lovers

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Regular updates are released, Read the news as soon as it happens
      • CONS: Only for true Wall Street Journal Fans
    • Amino Pokemon Go Finder & Chat

      1.1.4882

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

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

      -
      No votes yet
      • 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
    • Free Antivirus Hub

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Free Antivirus Software Updates and Access to the Latest industry News

      0
      1 vote
      • 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
    • Nokia Goal 2010

      S60 (3rd Edition FP2) 4.06

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Symbian

      Get all the latest World Cup scores and news

      -
      No votes yet
      • 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
    • 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
      try
      Platform
      Web Apps
      Android

      Personalized Subscription-Based RSS News Feeder for Computers and Smartphones

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      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
    • The Oil & Gas News / Energy Quote Ticker

      2.7.1

      License
      try Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Provides updates on the oil and gas industry

      -
      No votes yet
      • CBC Hockey

        3.4.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone

        Get up-to-date hockey news and more on your iPhone

        5
        2 votes
        • PROS: Read updates about your favorite teams, Watch video clips and related content, Nice, easy to read interface
        • CONS: Some video content is limited to Canadian users
      • Pro Football Live

        3.11

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone
        Android

        Follow the NFL season on your iPhone

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Live scores, plays and stats, Customize to show only your favorite teams, Regular news updates, Cool SmackTalk feature
        • CONS: Prone to crashes, No video content
      • 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
      • Jolta News : English

        10.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Download Jolta News English app to get the best coverage on latest news, updates & current events.

        -
        No votes yet
        • Coach Billy Carson

          2

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android

          Real Time Sports Updates From The NBA, NFL, MLB, MLS, NHL, NCAA, NCAAW, NCAAF, WNBA, Golf and Sports News from around the globe.

          -
          No votes yet
          • Precious Metal Spot 1.0

            1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

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

            10
            10 votes
            • 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,
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