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msnbc , the publisher behind many iOS app (NBC Nightly News ,Breaking News for iPhone ,The Royal Wedding by NBC News (iPhone) ,msnbc featuring Rachel Maddow ,TODAY for iPad ,NBC Nightly News for iPad), brings Breaking News for iPhone with a number of new features along with the usual bug fixes. Breaking News for iPhone app has been update to version 2.5.3 with several major changes and improvements. App release that improves performance, provides several new options.
  • Send news updates from all the worlds most trusted news sources..
  • Concept it spot on and perfect for breaking news junkies..
  • accurate news from multiple sources in both text and video..
  • so I have limited time to keep up on current world events..
  • It's by far the best news source app..
Overall Satisfactionclick me77
This is the best news app for up to the second news.
it seems the push alerts have gotten few and far between.
Not a single push alert received.
Definitely my favorite news app.
Was my favorite news app but the last update crashes.
Integrates seamlessly with social networks allowing you to share the news.
Freezes when i try to share something to FB.
Love the push notifications.
love the latest version.
Fun & Engagingclick me85
so I have limited time to keep up on current world events.
Totally addictive.
Awesome news app.
Usefulnessclick me90
Pulls in multiple sources for the must up to date news.
so I have limited time to keep up on current world events.
I try to stay as updated as possible on current events.
Very helpful Apps.
Ease of Useclick me88
so I have limited time to keep up on current world events.
I try to stay as updated as possible on current events.
Awesome and simple.
Reliabilityclick me36
Ads not Intrusiveclick me13
Updates & Supportclick me56
love the latest version.
I love the iPhone version.


Every news organization has an app, but Breaking News brings you the day’s biggest stories all in one place. Get the top breaking stories of the day from hundreds of news sources, updated in real time.


We`re the same team that brings you, @breakingnews on Twitter and Breaking News on Facebook. Our team of experienced editors works around the clock, identifying breaking news across the globe as it happens – including eyewitness reports from social media sites like Twitter and YouTube.

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Tags :   breaking ,   stories ,   breaking news


With the Breaking News app, you can quickly browse the latest breaking stories and choose to receive push alerts for the day’s most important news. And it`s completely free.


If you are iPhone and iPad owner,you now can download Breaking News for iPhone for free from Apple Store. The application is designed for use in English language. It weighs in at only 10MB to download. The new Breaking News for iPhone app version 2.5.3 has been updated on 2014-11-29. The Apple Store includes a very useful feature that will check if your device and iOS version are both compatible with the app. Most iPhone and iPad are compatible. Here is the app`s compatibility information: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iPhone OS 3.1 or later
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This is a great app for keeping track of world news. found in 12 reviews
And it's not the fluffy news like on local news. found in 4 reviews
It is good for those wanting to know up to the minute news. found in 18 reviews
Back to being great. found in 1 reviews
Quick way to update on the latest world events. found in 2 reviews
On the spot information to keep one ahead of the curve. found in 2 reviews
Good app to stay connected. found in 1 reviews
love the latest version. found in 3 reviews
Literally 100's of headlines from all over with a clear. found in 3 reviews
Simplicity at its best. found in 1 reviews
If u require more information on a topic BN provides a link. found in 2 reviews
This is the best news app for up to the second news. found in 125 reviews
Tried dozens of news apps looking specifically for breaking news. found in 199 reviews
Plus now there's live news video for breaking events. found in 3 reviews
Ok but needs work. found in 1 reviews
Needs better sync technology. found in 1 reviews
Missing News Categories. found in 1 reviews
Missing notifications for all topics. found in 1 reviews
No better breaking news app than this one. found in 2 reviews
Annoying to scroll to latest news every time. found in 2 reviews
Would like to see the " scroll to top " feature put back in. found in 12 reviews
lately it crashes upon opening when using the latest IPAD. found in 2 reviews
Please bring back the old one back. found in 1 reviews
The program constantly crashes when you try to open it. found in 11 reviews
Please Port to iPad. found in 1 reviews
An error occurs when I try sharing with Facebook. found in 2 reviews
Poor excuse for a new app. found in 1 reviews
Good but needs button to go to top. found in 2 reviews
I've tried everything please fix. found in 2 reviews
Needs landscape option. found in 1 reviews
and there is no way within the app to make text larger. found in 1 reviews
Screen opens with old news. found in 1 reviews
It shouldn't be this difficult to read the news. found in 3 reviews
Not a single push alert received. found in 10 reviews
Horrible New Update. found in 3 reviews
There is no way to find the date on a story. found in 8 reviews
Often refuses to update. found in 7 reviews
and difficult to scan the headlines. found in 5 reviews
Don't Ask Me To Rate Your App. found in 4 reviews
WHY can't you get the " scroll to top " feature right. found in 12 reviews
can't get rid of old stories I don't want to follow now. found in 9 reviews
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NBC editors trackball the news for you and highlight the truly important stuff Outstanding                Best apple watch app for news junkies
Wide variety of sources around the globe offers a comprehensive view Always fresh and fast If you live in an urban area or travel a lot the nearby feed is very handy                Best news app Ive found
I had to return to upgrade my rating I now begin and end my day with this app and have come to really appreciate the alerts during the Olympics Academy Awards Ukranian uprising and weather events It provides headlines so no network bias and a link if you need more info Lately theyve included more photos which is great Very handy on ipad I cant say enough good about this app The only problem after the last update it has begun to have difficulty loading as in The request has timed out Twice In the past week Ive had to dump and reload this app to make it work Typical update                Quick headlines
This is a terrible frustrating useless app There is no way to find the date on a story at least no way that I could find after LOTS of digging I dont know if a story is from today or from the history books And the writing is so trite and vague it could be either This ones going in the trash heap    Terrible app useless
Full disclosure I am addicted to this app and read it daily Only qualms a lot of feeds are from twitter and do not have a link to an article Please follow up with news articles if you are going to post a news headline Its like telling a friend that your cousin died and not following up with any details Also Wheres the videos Not all videos are posted at the time of the event or disaster so maybe add a videos tab                Great but could be better
Great way to stay in touch with headlines                Good
This app sends me breaking news alerts about the silliest things Todays silly alert was that someone won a tennis tournament Even worse I have the term tennis muted but the app still sends me alerts about that subject The developers really need to learn what breaking news means and to respect our preferences    Needs improvement
I would give it 5 stars if the items they posted werent riddled with spelling and grammatical errors Hard to believe the news when it makes no sense          News by drunks
This app is outstanding for live news and alerts around the world Tonight it went above and beyond expectations that were worth noting It provided live feed to the breaking news story Impeccable feed and the best part NO adds before the feed took place Essential to an app that prides itself on providing breaking news story                Live video feed
The update on Aug 4th killed the Today widget in Notifications for me I would use it to see the headlines and local news Now it shows me out of date trending local news and Whoa I never looked at Whoa in the app why do I have to see it in the widget Im removing the widget from Notification Center and relying on push notifications from Breaking News and CNN If you want to play around with the Today Widget why not make it customizable And fix why blocked stories still show up in trending       Loved this app until
I have loved this app It is the best for keeping up with news across the board I feel it lost a star in this latest update by making the trending topics much vaguer than they used to be It was nice to go there and quickly see what was going on since it was all listed like headlines Now it is virtually all just categories The other thing that would make this app perfect to me would be the ability to sort the Whoa tab by posting time             Not liking this update
Breaking News is simply wonderful Its streamlined uncluttered user interface delivers accurate timely breaking news that I can skim in seconds Its the first thing I check when I wake up in the morning a minute or two later and Im all caught up Ive tried many different news apps and believe that this one is the best                A news app
I love this app I can be notified of huge breaking news stories before almost everyone else Not only is the app extremely current but scrolling through gives an excellent overview of top international news without wading through headlines on regular news sites It also links to regular news sites if you want to read more Its the first news app I check now and I love that the notifications will alert me while Im at work if something important is going on Great reliable app                Great news app
This is an amazing app if you want to get timely information of news events locally and around the world I have several news apps and this one is always the first to alert me of breaking news stories One of my favorite features that I turned on is the emerging news alert feature The app alerts you of new news stories that may become a major headline moments after it happens As an example I was traveling and got an alert of an earthquake back home within 10 minutes of it occurring My family was surprised to get a call from me checking up on them so quickly especially since I was 3000 miles away None of my other news apps alerted me to the event This app is by far my top choice when it comes to staying up to date on things happening in the world                Timely news alerts
Breaking News is the first news app to send a push notification 9999 of the time I have ABC News BBC News CNN News Fox News and NYT Now all installed on my iPhone and none of them are as quick as Breaking News when it comes to push notificationsIf you were a huge fan of Circa like I was before they shutdown this is the next best news app on the App StoreIt would be awesome if they added more options and customizations in the app settings Thats the only improvement I can think of This is such a great app                Quickest push notifications
Great news app Always the quickest to the news and accurate Love the personalized alerts                Great app
Stop linking to Twitter Or offer a way to filter out that useless trash             Great app
Instead of news alerts there is a list of trending topics with no way to change any settings Put the old one back and this is a 5 star app       Widget has been ruined
I love this app The editors do a great job of reporting breaking news as it happens I regularly get news 15 min 1 hour faster than either the CNN or BBC app reports Its great Very highly recommended                Love this app
Good news app for conventional news deducted one star for difficulty in scrolling through without accidentally hitting some command or other Needs a safe scrolling band on the side to improve ease of use             Great app but
It is very informative and timely                Love this app
This is the news app Ive been hoping someone would do I am having a small problem though All I see is day old news that really isnt breaking anymore Eventually it will refresh but Im not sure if thats because i keep hitting refresh or if its finally done it on its own My connection is fast       Great concept
I just want a list of text headlines as before not this trending nonsense          The new today widget is rubbish
Great for getting breaking headlines Talented editors Its only headlines but does it very well                Great app
I love this app The widget is so succinct and informative the news comes from a variety of sources so I feel it is relatively unbiased the news comes from national local and international headlines and there is video integrated into the feed I continue to be impressed by this app every day The interface is beautiful and easy to use Well done                Wonderful app
Since the latest update I can no longer open this app Please fix it my only news source that is mostly reliable Also if the people who post the news could proofread and grammar check the posting that would be greatthanks    Latest Update Broke My App
This app catches me up to the minute world wide with links if I want more info I love that the tops I dont want to hear about can be muted except for the kardashians Those tramps are listed under celebrity so I cant forget they exist Wish they would have their own topic                My favorite news app
I got this to mainly see stories that are in my area This app is great for that Just tap Near By to see tweets about stories near you then to get more detailed info tap the tweet and it opens a window with the more detailed story You can also see videos Im glad I got this app                Great for local news
Love the videos and Apple Watch integration                Best Fast News App
Best news app that CNN cannot seem to arrive at and which Circa still is trying to be                Finally a competent news app
Latest upgrade wont even open    Used to be great
The best news app I have Have used it for the past three months years and couldnt live without it Installed on two devices Essential part of my daily digital life                Great News App
I check this app at least a couple times a day especially for local stories nearby                Use daily
The entire point of using the previous Today widget was so I could see the latest stories at a glance without having to open the app itself Now that only the trending topics and Whoa story are displayed rather than more timely information the widget is completely pointless Not to mention Whoa stories are infrequently updated currently 19 hours old as Im writing this       Revised Widget made useless
The now and nearby category should be changed to world country and state world for world news country for news from the country you live in and state for local news                Best news app
Wonderful idea but half the topics I search do not exist Of those I find news is horribly outdated and sometimes quite limited Twitter is far superior       Flawed execution
This is good on my home and watch NBC Digital dont fuss with it and make bloated Light and fast is what we need Thanks for the good work                Straightforward and good
I used to love this app but it has changed from a news source to a source of toooften meaningless noise Blocking a story has become an exercise in frustration because the topic may or may not reflect the story A sport story should be titled to reflect the sport not the venue where it is held I might not want to follow the Indianapolis 500 but that should not cause me to block all stories from Indianapolis Too many stories have no follow ups and no source other than Twitter This makes me think that Id be just as informed following Twitter There should be consistency in topics among editors And the quality of the editors truly needs to be improved a car hitting a garage and doing no damage in Bumford Wherever is NOT news worthy of taking up bandwidth or battery lifeAlerts have become problematictoo Even a newsworthy alert can be followed very quickly by the same alert with one or two extremely nonessential words changed Again useless noiseWhen an app becomes more a source of frustration than a source of information it is time to delete it    From News to Noise
Too many duplicated news reports on the same thing          Duplications
The last couple of updates made this app a joke compared to what it used to be Deleted    Dumb
If you want news as it happens this is the app for it I keep this for breaking news and BIwsj for interesting articles that dont happen right that instant Another great feature is that the app can find news around you which is more useful that you would think Keep up the great work                Lives up to its name
Ive had this app almost since it came out and it was great Now after the latest update it wont even open    Rollback the update
Pretty good news app with excellent customer service I cant give it 5 stars yet because I moved from one major city to another and I get plenty of news alerts from my former city but almost none from my new city They have addressed the issue but it has not improved Outside of that it is a very good news app             Pretty Good
Love this app I am always on top of breaking situations no matter where I am or what Im doing really love it History as it happens                Real news in real time
This is where I get my news throughout the day its the best news app Ive had After the last update it wouldnt open I emailed in the problem they actually emailed me back then fixed the bug glad its back                Best news app
I have a bunch of news apps but the more I use this one the more I realize that it tops them all Theres some really unique features like the ability to set news alerts on any topic youd like and it can scan nearby areas for local breaking news Plus now theres live news video for breaking events                Be intheknow
After last update app wont open    Broken update
It is with sadness that I report after the last update this app which I have had for a couple of years with no issues will no longer open so I have deleted it until a tech can fix the bugs    Will not open
I too thought that this recent update broke the Today widget It really didnt I just had to add it back as it was listed under new widgets at the bottom of the widget displayI love this app as I really am learning of breaking news long before the major news services report it                Update improved things
Its OK The app on the iPhone isnt bad except the Whoa page shows muted news However the watch app is useless as it shows muted news As I have more muted news than actual news this makes the watch app totally useless       Meh


Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iPhone OS 3.1 or later
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