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Al Jazeera America News

By Al Jazeera America

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Download the free Al Jazeera America News app now and get more depth and more perspectives on the most important U.S. and global news stories of the day. Swipe through top news picks and listen to the latest stories read aloud via our unique hands-free "commuter mode."

Key features:
- Top articles covering national and international news topics like politics, education, culture, business, and more - straight from the Al Jazeera America newsroom
- Beautiful photo-rich navigation
- Today Widget (iOS 8 only) to keep you up-to-date throughout the day
- Audio Commuter feature powered by Umano lets you listen to the day's news read aloud by real people
- Playlist Mode lets you enjoy a continuous listening experience, hands-free
- Related articles at the end of each story provide more depth
- Channel Finder and Schedule tools help you find Al Jazeera America on TV
- Twitter, Facebook and Email integration allows you to easily share articles with your friends
- Universal App: Works on all iDevices (iOS 7 or later)

What's New in Version 1.3

A new cache framework rebuilt from the ground up - stories load faster and waiting for the next page is a thing of the past. All this on top of a smaller memory footprint too! We hope you like it.

Other items included in this release:
- Integration of Crashlytics SDK for better bug reporting and tracking
- More bug fixes to improve overall stability


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Customer Reviews

Not sure about the mixed reviews

I don't know why some other comments complain about the interface--I think it's great. Smooth, easy to use, with some cool features like a left-swipe to get a summary of the article before you read it.

All in all, a great news app for national news and international news. Although I do wonder why there is an American version of this app and and English version. But, that does not make this app work poorly.

If you like keeping your head in the news, this is a great addition to your news apps!

Sharing is gone?

I like the app, photos are a bit bulky and eat up data, would be better to have thumbnails and titles, but that's not my biggest issue. When I first got this app I could share links with people, it would copy a photo and a link to the clipboard, now after updating all sharing does is copy the photo! If anything make it so it only copies the link, I don't care about the photo I want someone to read the article not look at a pretty picture! Please fix this! Thanks!

In poor taste

How tacky are you? Not only do you cut off the livestream of the video in the usual English app, then you want to know my ZIP to find the channel that plays it? Here's a news tip: I don't have cable. I have a streaming device. I will not get cable just to watch your news network.
P.S. The logo for this is on a black background and a bit too reminiscent of the IS flag imo for our visual recognition. You need a new marketing director, a new UX director and you should probably just stop allowing downloads of your terrible apps in the USA. I, for one, am disgusted by the fact that these work so poorly. Happy to remove them.

Al Jazeera America News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3
  • Size: 20.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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