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Newsbeat Radio Daily news podcast for your commute

By Tribune Digital Ventures

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Listen to a podcast of top news stories of the day, made fresh every weekday to listen while you commute. Stories are hand-picked from top websites and narrated by real human voiceover professionals.

ENJOY YOUR COMMUTE AGAIN : We only pick news articles that are informative, entertaining and enlightening. You get nothing but quality news and analysis, and none of the run-of-the-mill sensationalism and fake headlines. We respect your time.

OUR PLEDGE TO YOU : The time you spend in your commute with News Beat Radio will not be wasted. Join millions of users ditching radio and discovering the joy of great commutes with News Beat.

——— Give it a Try! Get the News Beat Radio app Today For Free ———

Here are some accolades for News Beat from respected media outlets.
▪ Top-7 News App of the Year : PBS Media Shift
▪ Android Authority : 10 best apps
▪ The Next Web : 15 best apps
▪ The Guardian : 10 best apps
▪ Business Insider : 13 hottest apps
▪ Engadget: "Experience sounded a lot like NPR"
▪ The Verge: "Among the sleekest we've seen yet"
▪ TechCrunch: "Audio app aimed at news junkies"
▪ Variety: "Like Spotify or Pandora for news"
▪ Fast Company: "This app could change news"
▪ Time: "A news radio - like experience you can operate hands-free in your car"

The app can be paired with your car speakers via bluetooth or audio cable connection, to enjoy the audio through your car speakers.

We regularly narrate news from great news blogs like The Verge, Fusion, Vox, Think Progress, Breitbart, Associated Press, Engadget, Huffington Post, Mother Jones, MacRoumors, Mashable, Guardian, Uber Gizmo, Politico, and many, many more.

We currently carry only the news sources from USA only.

Other highlights
▪ Pick news sections - World, National, Local, Technology, Sports, Business, Politics, Movies, TV, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Health, Celebrity
▪ Our streaming technology streams smooth, uninterrupted audio news while you drive, even through poor data network areas. The app downloads the podcasts over Wifi every morning to minimize mobile data usage while you are on the road.
▪ The app also displays summaries of articles related to the podcast for reading purpose.
▪ Receive daily email news digest to start your day, which covers the news articles we narrate.
▪ Get important breaking news alerts via mobile notifications
▪ Share news articles with your friends using Facebook, Twitter, text or email
▪ Sleep timer that shuts off audio - Fall asleep to soothing voices reading news to you.

News beat Plus Subscription:
For access to premium news sources like Associated Press and unlimited listening with limited audio commercials, you can subscribe to News Beat Plus.

Price of the subscription : choose between $17.99 per year or $2.99 per month
Terms of Service :
Renewal: The subscription will automatically renew 24 hours prior to end of each subscription year and your credit card will be charged through your iTunes account., unless it is cancelled 24 hours prior to renewal. You can turn off auto-renew at any time from your iTunes account settings. No cancellation of current subscription is allowed during active subscription period.

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What's New in Version 1.23.0

1. Added the ability for you to add comments and interact with each other and with us.
2. Fixing some issues reported on iOS10 and iPhone 7 versions., including the ability to restore subscriptions.

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Customer Reviews


amazing app


Great overall😆
Only issue tens to have problems with mixing up addresses for local news, but has tons of sources and is great when it works.

Voice above the rest, my go-to news app

Love that I can select from a variety outlets and sources that my articles originate from; Finally found my all-in-one news apps that is completely customizable to my liking. Links article source, ability to favorite, share and save for later.

Newsbeat Radio Daily news podcast for your commute
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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 1.23.0
  • Size: 84.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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