Wed, 25 Apr 2012 Sky News for iPad review
Quality news, quality app, but at a price.
- Manufacturer: BSkyB
- Pros: Excellent, informative news coverage, additional live news feeds, attractive app with intuitive interface, Airplay support, supplementary background content including Infographics and comment.
- Cons: Non Sky customers pay a premium, live Sky News stream not available outside the UK or Ireland.
- Min specs: Requires iOS 4.2 or later.
- Price: Free (£4.99 per month for non-Sky customers)
- Star rating:
Macworld Buying Advice
Sky News for iPad is an excellent app showcasing both the best of the broadcaster and Apple's tablet. The big question here is will non Sky customers be willing to invest £60 a year on something that clearly has value but can be found free, via Freeview, and online, elsewhere?