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News Beat Radio – Twice-daily news podcast

By Tribune Digital Ventures

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Listen to a podcast of top news stories twice daily for your commute. Stories are hand-picked from top websites 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.

We produce the podcast twice daily. Join millions of users ditching radio and discovering the joy of great commutes with News Beat.

OUR PLEDGE TO YOU : The time you spend in your commute with News Beat Radio will not be wasted. You will be caught up with top news events and stories of the day., twice a day.

——— Get the News Beat Radio app Today For Free ———

▪ Top-7 News App of the Year : PBS Media Shift
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▪ 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.

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 1.22.1

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Customer Reviews

Really Like Human Voice Reading

I have tried a number of apps but this is by far the best I have tried. I truly enjoy the human voice reading rather than the computer voice from others.

Excellent news app

This app is my goto app for news. It's customizable, and well done.

News Beat Radio – Twice-daily news podcast
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  • Free
  • Category: News
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  • Version: 1.22.1
  • Size: 74.1 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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