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Circa News

By Circa 1605, Inc.

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*****App Store Best of 2013*****

Save time. Stay informed. Circa is the best way to read and follow news on the go.

Long news articles and small screens just don't play well together. Circa solves that problem by condensing the news and making it much easier to read while on-the-go. Tediously reading long articles just to stay up to date is a thing of the past with Circa’s factual and comprehensive, but to-the-point news coverage.

Don't work to get the news, let the news work for you! Our editors strive to make the news easier and faster to read, covering the day's Top Stories, US, World, U.S. Politics, and Technology News!

See why Circa has been downloaded hundreds of thousands of times – get it now for free!

App Features:

• Catch up quick – Don't worry about intimidatingly long articles. Circa's editorial staff boils down stories to just the facts, keeping you informed and saving you time!
• Keep up with breaking news – Using Circa News is the easiest way to keep up with breaking news by sending you a notification as events occur, and allowing you to follow stories as they develop
• Follow the news – Rather than constantly re-reading articles on the same subject, Circa News allows you to follow stories that you’d like to stay up with. We'll send you push notifications each time a story you follow has been updated.
• Share stories & points that you find interesting via Email, Messaging, or Facebook & Twitter.
• Circa’s news coverage is produced by our own editorial staff from the best sources, which we provide alongside each point if you're curious.
• Offline reading – Riding the subway? Don't have an internet connection? You can still read all of the news within Circa News while offline.
• Every pixel in the app, artfully crafted

Circa is simple, factual, comprehensive. Circa is news, re-imagined for your mobile lifestyle.

P.S. We also love hearing from our customers! If you'd like to send in any feedback, just hit us up at and we'll be sure to respond.

What's New in Version 2.1

One more update before the end of 2013!

• Sharing: We've made sharing even easier to find and now everyone can share to Twitter and Facebook too, not just readers with an account
• Following stories is easier than ever with a redesigned navigation bar while reading
• Like Circa News? Want to tell a friend about it? We added a button on the Sections screen to do just that.

Bug fixes:
• The return of Offline Mode! We had some issues that caused this feature to not behave as expected. Now, with background updates you'll be able to keep up with all of your news, even when you don't have an internet connection!
• Fixed some issues that caused the app to randomly log out
• Fixed a crash caused when trying to share via Twitter
• Fixed a few issues related to editing custom messages when sharing

Other changes:
• Brand spanking new design for breaking news stories
• Visual update to further reading section
• Citations have now moved to the end of each storyline, so you can read more from our sources when you're finished

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Customer Reviews

What we've all been waiting for

Finally. A news app with real, intelligible, unbiased summaries.

It has got US news, but it also features international news & other fields such as technology news.

The Circa team has also reassured me that they are rapidly expanding their news coverage, so, fellow Aussies, keep an eye out!

Love your work, guys!

The only

The only news app that makes me want to sit down and read the news. Only feedback is more categories and more options to be choosy with the sources we prefer. Otherwise your missing out by sticking your nose in a paper or paying subscription to a company.

Fantastic weapon in the age of clickbait

Fantastic, responsible journalism that delivers the essentials with truly useful and innovative functionality. A must have. Though very US centric, am hoping for even more world news.

Circa News
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  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated: 18 December 2013
  • Version: 2.1
  • Size: 13.6 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish
  • Seller: Circa 1605, Inc.
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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