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Top 50 iPhone Apps for Staying Informed

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Your iPhone is the perfect communications gadget – it’s great for keeping you informed about news, weather, sports, tech, business, and everything else.
Here are the 50 best iPhone apps for staying informed.


1) ABC News (free): Video reports from the nightly newscast.

2) EZ-News ($.99): Nine news sites formatted for the iPhone.

3) iNews ($3.99): Read articles from many sources with this one app.

4) NYTimes (Free): Up-to-the-minute content from the paper of record.

5) Tap News ($.99): Access nine news sites from one app.

6) Television ($2.99): Watch 85 shows from 45 channels.

7) USA Today (free): The days news from the national paper.

8) Wall Street Journal (Free): The WSJ’s content is free on the iPhone.

9) World Newspapers ($2.99): A directory to 4,000 newspapers with online editions.

10) Yahoo! (free): The latest updates from Yahoo News.


11) asap—High Tech ($.99): News reader with predefined high-tech feeds.

12) Diggnation on the Go (free): Watch the Diggnation podcast anytime.

13) Gadget Junkie ($1.99): The latest tech and toys; lets you save your favorite articles.

14) iNewz Tech ($2.99): Tech news reports with an offline mode.

15) Shovel (free): All the top stories from Digg.com, with comments.

16) SourceForge Network News (free): The latest news from Slashdot.org and other SourceForge Network sites.

Next Page: iPhone Apps for weather, business

17) TechCrunch Offline Reader (free): Read and contribute to TechCrunch posts.

18) TechMunch (free): Stay updated with the latest from the TechCrunch blogs.

19) TechNews QuicknEasy RSS ($.99): The latest tech headlines, with customization options.

20) Website Magazine (free): News and strategies for Web professionals.


21) AccuWeather.com (free): Attractive display with full weather reports.

22) NOAA National Weather Service ($1.99): Access to dynamic National Weather Service events.

23) Pocket Express (free): A handy app for weather, news, and more.

24) RadarScope ($9.99): Over 140 radars in one app.

25) Sunrise Sunset ($.99): When all you want is sunup and sundown times.

26) Surf Reports (free): Always know surf conditions with this app from Oakley.

27) WeatherBug Elite ($.99): There’s also a free version with ads.

28) The Weather Channel (free): A must-have from the trusted source.

29) Weather Radar ($.99): The easiest way to view local radar.

30) Who Is Hot? (free): Get weather reports for all of your contacts.


31) asap—Stock ($.99): A news reader with predefined stock and finance feeds.

32) Bailout News ($1.99): Track how your tax dollars are being spent.

33) Bloomberg (free): Get data from the most trusted name in financial information.

Next Page: iPhone Apps for sports

34) CBS MoneyWatch (free): Videos with practical financial advice.

35) Daily Finance (free): Powered by AOL Money & Finance, this gives real-time stock quotes and customizable news from over 3,000 sources.

36) Forbes Intelligent Investing (free): A series of stories and videos from the business world’s most intelligent minds.

37) Stock Toolbox ($2.99): Get investment advice from a variety of sources.

38) Market Simplified for TD AMERITRADE (free): View news, quotes, and charts so you can take control of your portfolio.

39) Morningstar (free): Investors, get news on featured stocks and funds.

40) StockNews QuicknEasy RSS ($.99): Get news from a variety of stock-related RSS feeds.


41) CBS Sports Mobile (free): Complete coverage of the NBA playoffs and every MLB game.

42) College Sports News ($.99): College sports news from around the world.

43) Easy Sports ($.99): Quick access to six popular sports Web sites.

44) FOX Sports Mobile (free): News and videos for all major sports.

45) L.A. Times Sports Reader (free): The top stories in L.A. sports.

46) MLB.com at Bat 2009 ($9.99): Detailed data on live baseball games.

47) Sportacular (free): Current scores, standings, and schedules for all major sports.

48) Sports News ($.99): The latest news for sports leagues around the world.

49) SportsTap (free): Sports news for both U.S. and international leagues.

50) Texas Sports ($2.99): Nothing but college sports news from the state of Texas.

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