With its high-definition screen, the iPad is a great tool to browse news and grab the latest headlines. Stay current with our pick for the best news app.

  • Flipboard

    CNET Editors' ChoiceAug 13


    Flipboard is a must-have newsreader and social network hub that lets you organize the info you want to look at and then flip through it like a magazine. Get started by creating an account with Flipboard, and then sign in to your Facebook and Twitter accounts.

    Once you're all signed in, Flipboard presents you with an intuitive layout of your social networks and some default news categories to browse. Touching a panel lets you browse through any of the default categories. But touching and holding a panel lets you delete it and replace it with whatever you want. To customize your Flipboard, touch the "More" panel in the lower-right corner to browse through several categories like News, Technology, Business, Entertainment, and many others. Read more...

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  • Pulse


    Pulse gathers all the news from all of your favorite Web sites and packages it in a neat and tidy interface. Add and remove feeds and customize your selection. Swiping horizontally shows you more news from the same sites, while swiping vertically will allow you to change sites. Tapping a news heading will display a mobile-optimized version of the story. Compared to other newsreaders like Flipboard, Pulse is a better choice due to its streamlined interface.

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