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Dave Pell, Internet wit and news addict, provides a smart summary of the day's ten most fascinating news stories.

"Dave finds stuff I didn't see but should have. Add that to his drop-dead sexiness and you've got yourself an indispensable newsletter." - Steve Bodow, Executive Producer, The Daily Show

"You will feel smarter and happier after you download it." - TechCrunch

The News Trusted By Those Who Write the News:

"On any given day, Dave turns up the top 10 stories that are important, moving, hilarious, and just weird. Next Draft finds the signal in all the noise that's out there." - Bob Cohn, President, Atlantic Media

"A consistently informative and entertaining guide to some of the best stories on the web, with a healthy mix of news you should know, want to know, and prefer to pretend you didn't read." - Maria Konnikova, New Yorker

"Think of Dave Pell as the Internet’s managing editor. The NYT meets SNL. Smart, funny, essential." - Phil Bronstein, Executive Chair, Center for Investigative Reporting

"NextDraft is a must-read." - Ram Ramgopal, CNN Executive Editor

"The NextDraft newsletter is indispensable. Dave Pell cuts through the clutter with urgency, humor and smarts. I never miss it." - Don Van Natta Jr., ESPN

"Like all great curators, Pell continually provides answers to questions you weren’t even aware you were asking; even as he feeds your mind, he cultivates and expands your curiosity. I read NextDraft the way I breathe, and for the same reason." - Andrew Corsello, GQ

"There are days - hell, weeks - where I would be completely lost without the Internet concierge that is NextDraft." - Hilary Sargent, Boston Globe

"It is about time the Internet had a managing editor, and Dave Pell turns out to be the perfect choice for he job. NextDraft is always nourishing, often surprising and quite witty (especially given that he is an American). An essential tea time read." - Matthew Bishop, The Economist

"Dave is an expert at picking through the deluge and serving up the day's best stories from a huge variety of websites." - Sapna Maheshwari, Buzzfeed


You need an algorithm to help cut to through the Internet's clutter. News junkie Dave Pell is that algorithm. He combs dozens of sites, finds the most fascinating news stores, and then provides a fast, pithy summary that will make your iPhone vibrate with awesomeness.

- Get a quick overview of what matters today.
- View the news in a simple, easy to read format.
- Save articles to your favorite read later tool with one click (Readability, Instapaper, Pocket, etc).
- Don't miss the day's best viral videos and photos.
- Be the star of any dinner party.

What's New in Version 2.0.1

Fixes crash after update.
* Built from the ground up for iOS 8.
* Improved sharing.
* Landscape for reading and videos.
* Pinch-Zoom text sizing.
* New logo and improved design


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Customer Reviews

Nice news summaries

A nice daily summary of the news and world events. The app itself still needs quite a few tweaks. Suggestions: when more than a weekday goes by without an update, change "current edition" to maybe the day of the week, or when there is an extended break, the complete date. Bug: the articles for January 5, 2015 all are numbered "15" instead of 1 through 10. Could the articles be a bit wider on an iPad in landscape mode? There is too much white space on the sides. On the iPhone the articles look great. The new black and white icon is horrible; it looks more appropriate for a game than a daily news summary app.

By far the best way to get the news on your mobile device

Without question, NextDraft is the best way to get a detailed and terrifically funny and insightful summary of the day's news. Not only are the stories incredibly interesting, but they are made much, much better by Dave’s insights. Dave's commentary continues to be spectacular, but now the articles are much more easy to read. NextDraft is amazing on all formats.

Go ahead and download this app. You will love it. I'm so confident that if you don't, I'll personally refund the cost of the app.

But there's a problem!

I updated to the most recent version, on iPad ios 8.0.2. Opened the app,wait 3-5 seconds,then crash. Rebooted the iPad, opened the app, wait 3-5 seconds,then crashed again.. It's a good thing you're on hiatus. Otherwise l'd have given you a 4 star rating.
Update ; January 4, 2015 crash problem solved within 24 hours ! Now that's what I call customer (aka free loader) service ! Would would it be over the top if I asked you to program my TV remote control?

NextDraft - The Day's Most Fascinating News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.0.1
  • Size: 4.9 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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