What's New

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Features Added:

- Tapping on a category tile now takes you back to the last summary you were on.
- Each category tile now has 30 summaries instead of just 20 by default, allowing you to read more summarized content!
- Browse all unread summaries on the app by pressing on right of the coverpage tile.
- Unread summaries are now a different colour in the headline view (by pressing on right of tile)

Bug Fixes:

- Saving of custom settings and sources will now always be saved to the server; have changed subscription process.
- Green tiles are now refreshing on a 24 hour cycle with new content; will become more regular in the next few days with keywords with a higher distribution being refreshed on a greater frequency.
- Keywords not in database refresh with content 30 seconds after adding them.
- Bug fixes and optimizations.

App Description

Completely redesigned from the ground up. Pocket Sized News for iPhone.

Summly allows you to browse news fast, easily and beautifully, by viewing concise summaries of online content.

Dynamically optimised for the mobile size screen, Summly uses an algorithm built with NLP and Artificial Intelligence technology to analyze text and automatically summarize the most relevant pieces of news, based on the topics, keywords and new sources you prefer. The summaries we produce always fit the screen and are generated from hundreds of sources varying from the Wall Street Journal to ESPN Sports.

Summly's exemplary design includes a range of gestures that allow you to dive into the full article, share your summaries, read a longer summary or just keep browsing the succinct news that it provides.

Stay up to date on the news you want, faster and more easily with Summly.


☆ 400 character summaries which are automatically generated for quick browsing.
☆ Customize your news to the topics, keywords, and news sources that interest you most e.g add a keyword on anything that interests you!
☆ Summarization of hundreds of news sources from different regions of the world and localised in US, Europe and beyond!
☆ Share summaries as summ.ly links with friends through social channels and email which are viewable online
☆ Innovative design and gestures make it easy to navigate
☆ Browse through headlines of summaries in a topic or simply swipe left-to-right to view summaries in a category
☆ Define your own social personality which corresponds to Summly's sharing features.

Try to have a good internet connection when downloading the app.

iPhone Screenshots

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App Changes

  • January 07, 2012 New version 1.0.2
  • November 01, 2012 New version 2.0
  • November 13, 2012 New version 2.0.1
  • November 23, 2012 New version 2.0.2