WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station
By 90.9 WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station
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Introducing WBUR's new iPhone app!
Bringing you award-winning local, national, and world news and information, plus programs including On Point, Here and Now, Only a Game, and Radio Boston.
• High quality 24/7 live radio stream
• Daily podcasts for NPR news and programs
• Real-time program schedule
• Latest news articles and photos from WBUR and NPR
The WBUR app is free, so please support us. The app is funded by your generous contributions and support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. It is a joint production of developers at
wbur.org and Public Radio Exchange (PRX).
What's New in Version 3.0.1
- Various bug fixes
- Facebook sharing of news is enabled
The only thing worse than this app is on air fundraising
This app cannot sustain the broadcast stream and quits randomly and frequently. So much so, you have to restart it. What I found works great is to stream the iOS version directly from the wbur website through safari. Excellent performance and it very infrequently cuts out and does so for less than 3 seconds. Don't bother with the app unless you enjoy hearing the dulcet tones of Bob Oakes during a fund drive. Then this is for you.
Very disappointed in this update
I used to be able to use the wonderful WBUR app as a clock radio waking me up on the morning, and as a snooze timer to lull me to sleep and turn itself off after an hour. Now it does nothing more than I could get by live streaming through my browser or delayed via podcast. What's the point in having an app. It used to be great now it's virtually useless.
Old app at least looked better
Crashes all the time! Also update is visually unappealing - did all npr stations get a group discount? GBH and a Public Radio all have same flat harsh look and lack of reliable functionability. Thought it was my old iPhone but don't have same frequency of disruption w other radio/ streaming apps.