The Browser

The Browser


(4 stars)


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1,000 - 5,000 downloads

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**Unrestricted access is available to members only. Non-members can access a limited range of the latest content. Membership is available via an in-app purchase, starting at $1.99/month, or equivalent local amount**

The Browser provides a daily selection of the most interesting feature, analysis and comment articles published online. The Browser uses advanced technology and reader recommendations to filter content from thousands of sources and produce a manageable daily reading list of the must-read stories from across the web.

Great writing on all sorts of subjects from a huge range of sources – newspapers, magazines, journals and blogs. Curated by human editors, presented attractively, delivered conveniently.

And don't miss our essential FiveBooks interviews in which experts tell us about their area of interest and recommend further reading.

The Browser App offers:

* A daily selection of the most interesting, provocative or enjoyable feature, analysis and comment articles. Introduced briefly by our editors, with links to the full text
* Access to hundreds of recently published stories. Sections include Politics, Business & Economics, Science & Technology, Arts & Entertainment, Lifestyle, Sport, Travel, Society, Philosophy & Religion, History (premium feature)
* Five FiveBooks interviews each week in which experts tell us about the best reading in their areas of interest
* A thought-provoking quote of the day
* Striking videos on matters light or serious

Technical Features:
* Content formatted for reading on your phone
* Text-only reading view: Access a clean, reading view formatted for mobile (premium feature)
* Save for offline reading: Add articles to your personal reading list and they will be available to read later, even when there is no Internet connection (premium feature)
* Share individual stories from within the app via email, Facebook and Twitter
* Receive notifications of new content
* Multiple settings for minimising data transfer and saving money on Internet roaming charges

**In addition to this app, membership price includes access to the iPhone and iPad apps and to full membership features at TheBrowser website. Payment for membership is available on a monthly or annual basis, starting at $1.99/month, or equivalent local amount.**

Comments and ratings for The Browser
  • (70 stars)

    by Ronan Herron on 12/08/2013

    nice idea though

  • (70 stars)

    by Scott Futrelle on 26/04/2013

    This app does not work on the Asus Transformer. None of the articles load at all.

  • (70 stars)

    by Daniel Sreebny on 05/01/2013

    I already have a number of apps for articles and texts from specific sources or topics I select, but this app exposes me to a range of wonderful writing on topics I never would have found otherwise.

  • (70 stars)

    by Luke Boga Mitchell on 19/12/2012

    This is just slightly more than a mobile Web page, with the added read later offline functionality, which, if you use an rss reader is automatic anyway. What The Browser really needs to do is find a way to create an rss feed for their linked sources so th

  • (70 stars)

    by A Google User on 31/10/2012

    The way the Browser provides a well curated list of articles is wonderful for daily commute reading.

  • (70 stars)

    by Paul Gmail on 12/08/2012

    A compilation of excellent reading

  • (70 stars)

    by GK on 20/07/2012

    Lots of great recommendations on books, business, arts, international politics