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Huffington app review: The Huffington Post on Newsstand



The Huffington app is the magazine by, which brings you exclusive content straight to your iPhone or iPad on weekly basis.

With a beautiful interface which is also highly user-friendly, this app incorporates infographics, photos, narratives, and other features which make it a highly engaging way to receive content including news and opinions from the Huffington community around the world.

Let's take a closer look at this app.



Curated Content

You'll be pleased to know that the Huffington app is available completely free of charge from the News section of the App Store. Although there used to be a fee of 99 cents for each issue, this is no longer the case as the generous folks over at have decided they want to make content available to users for free.

So, every week you'll receive hand-picked content from The Huffington Post that you can download and read when you are offline. You can choose to navigate to the various articles or simply go through the content by swiping left or right.

Weekly magazine
Weekly magazine

Other Features

Users will be able to look for their favorite section or page using the Issue Page Viewer for easier navigation. When you find an article which you'd like to share, you can do so via the app thanks to social media integration. You can post these articles to Facebook or Twitter, and you can email them if you like.

The one drawback to this app is that there are no notifications when new issues are available for download, so users need to go into the app and check for it. I wondered if it was just the setting on my iPhone that prevented me from receiving the new content notifications, but it turns out that other users are also having the same issue describe “subscribing” to the magazine.

Curated content
Curated content



Pros & Cons


  • Curated content on a weekly basis from the people at
  • Receive content that is not available on the website
  • Share stories via Facebook, Twitter, or email
  • Swipe left or right to go through every article
  • Bookshelf integration
  • All issues are available for free
  • Free and lightweight app
  • Issues, once downloaded, can be viewed offline


  • Users don't receive notifications when new content is available

Beautiful interface
Beautiful interface

Final Words

Huffington is a great app for those who like the content from Checking in with this app on a weekly basis on your iPhone or iPad is a nice way to take in worthwhile content from around the world.



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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.