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If you live in Boston or need to keep up with the local news while you’re away traveling, then News is an app that you should consider downloading on your iPhone or iPad.

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What we have here is the official iPhone and iPad news app that serves as a great way to stay abreast of the city’s breaking news and more.

This app can be found in the News section of the App Store and it can be downloaded for free, in a swift download of just 8.1 MB, which takes about a minute. News


Main Interface

The News app is a great way for Boston residents to stay abreast of their city’s breaking news and more. This app has a great interface that allows you to navigate through the various sections of the app with ease.

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The main menu has the various sections including Live Blog, News, Submit A Photo, and more along with a cute little weather widget for your reference.

There is a banner for ads across the bottom of the screen throughout the app, which can be a little distracting due to their colorful content but I’ve seen a lot worse on ad-supported apps!

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Content and Contribution

The content of this app not only covers breaking news, but it also provides users with local, national, sports, politics, business, and entertainment news. Photos and videos accompany the news stories where available.

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If you find that the app is not covering something important, you can write in to the team using the Submit A Photo section and send in anything of interest that you might capture on your iPhone or iPad.

You will also be able to share stories of interest with the world via social media networks as well as email.

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Pros & Cons


  • A great way for Boston residents to stay abreast of their city's breaking news and more
  • Covers local, national, sports, politics, business, and entertainment news
  • Free and lightweight app only takes up 8.1 MB
  • Get the latest reports on traffic as well as weather
  • Video news and photos accompanying news stories
  • Send in your own photos and videos if you don't find interesting stories on the app
  • Receive push notifications on the latest news stories as and when they are published
  • Share stories of interest via email, Twitter, and Facebook


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

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Final Words News is a comprehensive and feature-packed app presented on a simple interface to facilitate the users’ enjoyment. I would highly recommend this iPhone and iPad app to anyone who is looking for a news app covering the Boston area. It's easily one of the best iPad news apps for the Boston region. News

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.