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The Accidental News Explorer

By Brendan Dawes

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*** Featured as new and noteworthy on the US App Store! ***

“The Accidental News Explorer for iPhone will completely change the way you get your news!” - @inspiredmag

“It’s a rare application that changes the way you view the world. ANE is one of those applications.” - waxpraxis (US App Store review)

“It’s a lot like surfing the way I used to, starting somewhere and ending up somewhere else relevant but much more interesting. ” - philipnotphil (UK App Store review)


The Accidental News Explorer is a new type of news app that celebrates serendipity and chance encounters. Start by searching for a subject. Once you've browsed the suggested articles taken from hundreds of news sources, tap the “related topics” button to discover connected topics, which in turn leads to more articles.

Each article leads to new things; the more curious you are, the longer your journey will be. What will you discover?

• Optimised for iOS7
• Instapaper and Pocket integration - save articles for reading later
• Start your journey with the latest news headlines
• Easily share articles on Twitter
• Multiple news sources to the browse headlines.

Design and code by Brendan Dawes
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What's New in Version 2.2

Fix for new API.

The Daylife API has now been absorbed into Newscred which suddenly stopped previous versions from working. This is now fixed.

Apologies for the inconvenience and thanks for using The Accidental News Explorer.

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Customer Reviews

Used to be great....

Used to work ok on my old phone but now it just crashes. Hopefully there will be some fix soon as I used to love this app.

The Accidental News Explorer
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  • £1.49
  • Category: News
  • Updated: 08 November 2013
  • Version: 2.2
  • Size: 2.1 MB
  • Language: English
  • Developer: Brendan Dawes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

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