Download News Updates - Best Software & Apps

  • Way2SMS

    2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Java

    Free App for News Lovers

    7
    149 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
    59 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.
  • Radio FM offline 2017

    1.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Sounds from Europe

    7
    6 votes
    • PROS: Listen to European radio stations, A radio player for devices, Get the latest news, Hear the latest songs
    • CONS: Not official Offline 2018 Radio, Limited to European region, Only 5 radio stations, Some devices already have a radio app
  • 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
    2 votes
    • 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
  • Mailchimp

    1.0

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps
    iPhone

    Mailchimp is a complete email marketing service. Send out ads, reminders and more to a group of subscribers.

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Free plans available, Huge range of data
    • CONS: Plans become costly, Limited templates
  • Bay News 9 Plus

    3.17.768

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A News App Serving the Tampa Bay Area

    10
    1 vote
    • 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
  • World Cup Russia 2018

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Stay up-to-date on all things World Cup

    10
    3 votes
    • PROS: Up-to-date scores, Learn about team and the tournament's history
    • CONS: No local time zone setting, Connection to server is difficult
  • 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
  • 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
  • SPORT1: Sport News live

    3.2.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    All the latest sports news from SPORT1

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Excellent range of sports content and statistics, Content variety including video and streaming video
    • CONS: Distracting in-app advertising, Occasionally crashes expectantly
  • Overwatch League

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    An App to Stay Updated About Your Favourite ESports Game

    3
    3 votes
    • PROS: Updates and news, Multiple-language support
    • CONS: Wi-Fi or Airtime mandatory, No Chromecast or Twitch support
  • 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
  • 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!
  • 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
  • theScore: Sports Scores & News

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Get the latest sport news with theScore

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Customisable notifications and interface, Simple and attractive design
    • CONS: No option to remove in-app ads, Lacks league tables or standings
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ryder Cup 2016

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone

    Follow the biggest event in golf with Ryder Cup 2016

    8
    1 vote
    • PROS: Live event audio, Blog updates, Breaking news alerts
    • CONS: 2016 Ryder Cup ended October 2nd
  • 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
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
12.5.3188.8Android, iPhone
21.5.1.259597.4Windows
31.1067Android
42.51497Android, Java
52.0214.1Windows, Mac
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