News360: Personalized News

News360: Personalized News

500,000 - 1,000,000 downloads

Pros
  • Social integration (FB, TW, G+, Evernote, Greader)
  • Read It Later integration too
  • +10000 sources
  • Profile on both web and mobile platform
  • Good-looking layout
Cons
  • It would be great to add personal non-English sources
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Expert's Review
7.0
Great

"News reader aggregator"

Reviewed by / Mar 26, 2012

News360 is a news reader which integrates more than 10K sources in a concise and useful stream

Keeping informed is becoming easier thanks to apps like News360. It provides both a mobile device and web platform to set out your own news channels. You can add categories and sources that match with your interest. There are over 10K sources, all of them English-speaking though.

Actually the amount of sources is one of its strongest point and one of its catches: it would be good if we could integrate our RSS subscription from Google Reader. Although there's a Google Reader sync option, it just looks for your interests, that's it, the topics (categories) in which your subscriptions are. It would be great if it allows both: built-in sources and personal sources integration.

And that's a pity because regarding the rest of features, this is one of the most complete and good-looking reader we've reviewed so far. It allows you to connect to your social networks (Facebook, Twitter, G+, Instapaper, Evernote, GReader) to track your interests. What's more, you can add your Read It Later account in order to add articles to your reading list easily. There are lots of settings like use GPS locations to find nearby news, enable HQ images over 3G or preload web view on WiFi only. Although it's not compulsory, it's recommendable to create a news360.com account, otherwise you won't be able to enjoy all these features.

Add, remove or edit categories and resources to your categories. Use the search bar to find an specific topic or check out your "saved" articles that you can even read offline.

In a nutshell, a complete new reader, with a stunning social integration that only needs to integrate one thing: personal sources/subscriptions on non-English speaking. Despite of that, highly recommendable.

You can review them and remove any that you don't really want to read about (and remember - you'll always be able to edit them later on). Press done when you're ready to enjoy your personalized news experience.

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Developer's original description available here
News360 learns what you like (and don’t like) and finds news articles and blog posts from across the Internet that are the most relevant to you, personally.

✔ The New York Times: "News360 has to be one of the better news-aggregating [apps] I’ve seen on any platform"

News360 is an elegant and smart news reader that learns what kinds of stories you like and dislike as you read. You will never again miss something interesting because you haven’t subscribed to the right feed or followed the right person – instead, News360 will show you all the stories that really matter, and none of the noise. You can even connect your Facebook, Twitter and other accounts and News360 will use them to become even more personalized to your particular interests. The more you use it - the smarter it gets.

To make sure that you don’t get a biased or inaccurate outlook, News360 provides coverage from all possible sources for every story, combining text, photography and video to give you a full, 360° view of the issues.

✔ "Apps We Like: News360" — The Wall Street Journal
✔ "News360 is the New Cadillac of Personalized News Readers" — PandoDaily

Key highlights:
★ Quickly scan headlines, preview stories and dive deep into the content from over 50,000 sources. From top global and national news providers, to local and niche sites and blogs
★ Read your Home feed, where you’ll see top articles that focus on the topics you’re interested in – no jumping between sections or feeds
★ Use the News360 widget to keep up with great content on your home screen, and even on your lock screen with Android 4.2
★ Help News360 learn by marking stories you like as you use it, and it will become better and better at giving you the stories you'll enjoy, but will always try to give you something new and unexpected as well
★ Customize the topics you’re interested in at any time!
★ Create a free News360 account to sync your settings and read saved articles offline on your phone, tablet and at news360.com
★ Read local news using your device’s GPS

Recently changed in this version

Several key UX improvements to make topic management easier:
- Add/edit for your interests are now two separate modes
- Better UI for adding new topics and finding interests in your social accounts
- Many small design improvements and various bugfixes

As always, we welcome feedback - write to us at support@news360.com or find us on Twitter @news360


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Comments and ratings for News360: Personalized News
  • (72)

    by PG Abber on 14/11/2014

    Very good camera

  • (72)

    by Laura Pearl on 14/11/2014

    Story selection is good but UI is buggy and awkward

  • (72)

    by Chris Nash on 14/11/2014

    just one suggestion: you allow customizable rss feed sources

  • (72)

    by Alfred Dortche on 14/11/2014

    Great news app!

  • (72)

    by HselMuPaw on 14/11/2014

    Like It

  • (72)

    by Akshay Mehta on 13/11/2014

    Although the UI is outdated and a little boring. Especially the unappealing blue color throughout the app.

  • (72)

    by Jack Casey on 13/11/2014

    I really identify with how fast time flies. So little time, and so much to become knowledgeable about, relative to the world around us. Being able to categorize those topics we are interested the most, is so great, and yet while perusing them, one can come across something off the beaten track! Suddenly, a new insight! It's great. Thanks for this app.