Mon, 17 Aug 2009 NPR News for iPhone review
NPR News app offers integrity, consistency and occasionally wit
- Manufacturer: NPR
- Pros: Access to respected news and current affairs within in one simple clear application, time-shifted listening to suit your schedule, ability to listen live, free.
- Cons: Some buffering issues, archived shows are available in snippet form only and not as full broadcasts, no push notifications, GPS functionality only of use in the US.
- Min specs: iPhone or iPod touch, iPhone 2.0 Software Update or later.
- Price: Free
- Star rating:
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NPR radio is a worthy service that includes news and current affairs that cover both mainstream stories and lesser-known events in need of greater exposure. NPR News for iPhone is an excellent companion, which makes light work of a wealth of information and comment on offer, letting you set the news agenda and decide how and when you'll listen in.