4 Easy Solutions of Keeping up to Date with the Latest News on the iPhone

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Through its always on Data connection, the iPhone is a impressive gadget for keeping up to date with all the latest news and current affairs, and here are 4 topmost ways of receiving the hottest information.

1) Sky News App
The Sky News App presents upto date news to your iPhone, using a fresh and eye-catching Interface. Categories run along the top of the screen and are changed between with a touch, and the news stories in each category appear with a small picture down the screen, itís a system which works very well.

Sky do video presentation very well and for a lot of the articles there is an accompanying video news report from the Sky News Room. There is also a real time Stream of the Sky News Channel available by selecting the Live TV button at the bottom of the app.

Chat Forums and Social Media Tools are also provided for sharing your option on stories. With Sky you know what you are getting, upto date well presented news, great video, and streaming access to a dedicated TV News station


2) BBC News App

The BBC is one of the longest running news sources and are well acknowledged and counted on for providing the latest articles from around the world thanks to their army of reporters around the world. They also have an agenda for adopting technology and using it very well (e.g. their fantastic iPlayer service), so itís no surprise to see that they have their own iPhone App. The BBC News app presents the news in more of a Magazine formatted style then that of the Sky News App, with the topics presented vertically down the screen with the stories in each category running horizontally on a scrolling time line.The interface tends to be a little more fiddly and slower to use then the Sky Interface but the detail in the articles is equal with Sky, and frequently offer different slants or highlighting on news storyís. Multimedia is used well with Video reports being used were appropriate and a live feed is provided to the BBC news Channel.

Although the BBC news App may lack a bit of the visual gloss of the Sky News App, itís a great source of news, and compliments the Sky App wonderfully.


3) The Telegraph Mobile App

The Telegraph is a famous News Paper in the UK, and they were one of the first British News Papers to offer an electronic service to mobile phone readers.
Offering highly exhaustive articles (like the style you would read in a written news paper) the Telegraph App provides a high-quality read for those times when you have a little more time to absorb the news.

The App Interface is clean with the Categories and the top few articles in each Category running from top and bottom on screen, and you can see more stories in each category by clicking on the topic name. The telegraph doesnít match the BBC or Sky Apps for multimedia although it does provide a nice photo roll facility where you can see collections of brilliant photographs from the telegraphs archive, useful facilities to share news using Social media are also provided.

The Telegraph App provides a good option for those wanting to read about the news, and an updated version of the App is due shortly.

4) TV Catchup Website

The TV Catchup Website lets you watch live TV on your iPhone, and it provides a great alternative for those wanting to view video rather the read about the news or for those not wishing to install apps on their device.
By joining the TV Catchup Website you get free access to a number of live TV channels including BBC News, Sky News & BBC Parliament, providing a fantastic way of viewing upto date news as it unfolds. The video quality tends to be slightly lower then the dedicated apps, but may require less bandwidth as it works well over 3G networks.

In conclusion by using any or all of the the above facilities will supply you with the latest upto date news and opinion straight to your mobile phone


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