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Old 04-14-2014, 10:01 AM   #1
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Best Android News App: BBC News

I'm picky about my news apps, and have tried all the main web sites and the corresponding apps (CBSNews, CNN, etc.). The one I like best is BBC News.

It's advantages:

Clean presentation of the different stories, with a smooth interface.

It has never crashed.

Nice feature: I can read the story or watch the video (if available), and if I watch the video, it comes up immediately, with no ads and fills the screen.

Two honorable mentions:

1. Zite -- This has many more stories than BBC, but it has gotten very buggy lately.

2. Pocket -- I use this to view a new web page. It takes five taps to convert a web page and view it, but eliminates all ads and displays the text in a nice readable layout.
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:15 AM   #2
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I also like the BBC app for iOS. That and the AP app are my "go-to" apps for news.

Of course, if I want nothing but coverage of the missing plane, I go to CNN. "Nonstop coverage of flight MH370, all the time" seems to be their motto.
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