Apple released iOS 9 and all news lovers were excited to have that News app on their iPhone and iPad. But unfortunately, this app was limited only to American users, and not all those outsiders.

However, users who do not belong to the USA can get Apple News App outside US on their iPhone or iPad. But once they change their Country and Region, they won’t be able to access News app.

Best Apple News App Alternatives for iPhone and iPad

So what is the solution? Well, there are many cool news apps, which can give Apple’s News app a good run for their money.

The Best Apple News App Alternatives

#1. Flipboard

Flipboard iPhone and iPad App IconSince 2010, Flipboard has garnered immense popularity among iPhone and iPad users; the app was included by Apple in 2010, and now Apple certainly wants to find a way to say goodbye to this app. The reason is simple: Apple has its own News app and since Flipboard is there, nobody would like to sing up Apple News app. Flipboard presents news in a newspaper format; moreover, it removes all advertisements. This gives you an uninterrupted flow of news of your choice as you can select categories you want to read more. You can also gain access to stories liked and read by your friends as app sources such content from social networks like Facebook and Twitter.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download Flipboard

#2. Yahoo News Digest

Yahoo News iPhone and iPad App IconA lifestyle that demands your attention at every step, gives you little time to read entire newspaper – online or offline. And therefore many iPhone users look for an option that allows them to scan news. I think they have got that option in Yahoo News Digest. This app gathers news stories from reputed media and serves you the summary of popular stories. The app updates twice in a day: first, in the morning at 8 am and second, in the evening at 6 pm. However, you can change this time from Settings of the app. Now read news from different categories like technology, entertainment, sports and others.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download Yahoo News Digest

#3. Zite

Zite iPhone and iPad App IconZite follows in the footsteps of Flipboard, but it has its own unique appearance and qualities. Unlike other news apps listed here, Zite likes to recommend you and doesn’t like to compile news stories. You can select topics of your interest and build your Zite; the topics can be anything from general to specific ones. After you create a list of topics, Zite turns your topics into a big magazine. Now explore your favorite topics on Zite; if later on, you want to filter topics, the app allows you within the magazine. Once everything is in apple pie order, you can start rating the news stories; based on your ratings, Zite becomes smarter to give your recommendations of your choice.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Price: Free
Download Zite

#4. Pipes News

Pipes News iPhone and iPad App IconIf your areas of interest are technology, business, entertainment and sports, Pipes News can be a perfect news agency just a tap away. Get highly personalized news and summary; if you are running short of time, you can receive four important points of any news story, so you can quickly scan the news of your interest. If reading news stories is not your cup of tea, you can listen to the news from the NewsList, a feature that has been introduced recently. Based on your interests, Recommendation Engine of Pipes News gives you articles and other data.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download Pipes News

#5. News360

News360 iPhone and iPad App IconAppreciated by The New York Times, News360 gives you a daily dose of fresh news. Customize your newsfeed according to your interests, and get a flexible system. Read your favourite content, articles and stories from more than 100, 000 different sources; you are never short of interesting news and information round the clock. The app will compile major news stories, local news and your interests; it will then stream into a single layout for you. News360 has something special for every user as it allows scanning headlines, read previews and full content.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download News360

#6. The Huffington Post

Huffington Post iPhone and iPad App IconThis app has begun to receive much attention from web and mobile users. Download The Huffington Post on your iPhone or iPad and enjoy the latest articles, videos, photos and blogs in a very dynamic and personalized experience. Once you download this app, you can customize it to be a part of conversation on your choice of topics – from politics, business, technology to fashion, lifestyle, entertainment and health. Receive real time updates from countries like UK, Canada, Brazil, Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Korea and Maghreb.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Price: Free
Download Huffington Post

#7. The Guardian

The Guardian iPhone and iPad App IconThe Guardian has a long history of serving readers with fresh news and unbiased journalism. Now get the same quality and content in the app. Download this app on your iPhone or iPad and stay tuned with live news and sport. The app gives you access to complete Guardian content, nicely designed for iOS devices. Moreover, you can also read offline; select your favourite news topics and sections and those will be shown on your device’s home screen. Get breaking news alerts on your iPhone, iPad and your Apple Watch too. Also get personal notifications for your favourite stories, series, writers and football teams.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download Guardian

#8. CNN

CNN iPhone and iPad App IconCNN is undoubtedly one of the leaders in electronic media. Download this app on your iPhone or iPad and get breaking news alerts and chase the top stories. You can personalize 12 categories and take a glance of the news on your Apple Watch. You can also watch live CNN TV events and shows, provided your cable or satellite provider offers you this facility. Stay tuned with the latest happenings in international politics, opinions, tech and environment stories. You can also share news items, photos, and videos with CNN by using iReport section on the app.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download CNN

#9. Google News & Weather

Google News iPhone and iPad App IconWant to get news stories from 65000 publications? Download Google News & Weather on your iOS device. Get a complete and personalized angle of every news story and weather. For easy access, sections are categorized in Top Stories, Technology, Sports and Weather; just swipe to read your favorite stories. This app gives you 60 country-specific editions and personalized news sections like Hollywood, NASA, Fashion and more. Tap any section to explore its detailed stories.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download Google News

#10. The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal iPhone and iPad App IconIf finance is your forte, download this app right away on your iPhone or iPad. Experience extraordinary visual treat as the app offers you excellent photo slideshows, full-screen video and interactive graphics. In this digital age, everyone wants quick news stories and this app does the job; WSJ offers enhanced performance that ensures faster load times and stability. You can also view top stories on your Apple Watch; and if you don’t want to watch the stories now, save them for reading later on your iPhone. With the help of Push notifications, you get the latest news as soon as it breaks.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download The Wall Street Journal

#11. AP Mobile

AP Mobile iPhone and iPad App IconThousands of local newspapers and broadcasters vouch for the Associated Press, a news agency that disseminates news worldwide. Now get the most reliable news & information on your iPhone with AP Mobile app. AP delivers unbiased coverage via its universal app for devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Whether you want local or international news, AP Mobile will certainly satisfy your curiosity to know what is happening around you. The neat and clear user interface gives you a pleasant experience to read news stories.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and Apple Watch
Price: Free
Download AP Mobile

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