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Hourly News makes getting frequent audio news simple and easy.
What's New[FIXED] Fixed a bug where a very slow internet connection could cause the app to crash
[FIXED] Fixed a bug where a source that failed to update would prevent all subsequent sources from playing automatically
[FIXED] Fixed a bug where multiple sources could play on top of one other
[ADDED] Support for lockscreen and Bluetooth news source title
[ADDED] Support for Previous/Next remote control events
[ADDED] Support for quicklaunch apps (URL scheme: hourlynews://play)
[ADDED] Auto-update of news sources from Urban Apps. This means we can add new news podcasts without you having to update the app each time.
[ADDED] Announcement system and app news section
App DescriptionHourly News is a simple app that plays the most recent news updates from multiple sources automatically when opened.
As a podcast app, Hourly News lets to you listen to any/all of the most recent NPR , BBC, CBC, ABC, CBS, WSJ, ESPN, VOA, SRN, BMM and/or FOX news updates.
★ Plays the most recent news summaries
★ Automatically plays when opened
★ Plays in background
★ Responds to remote control buttons
★ Automatically advances to the next news feed.
★ Dead simple, easy to use
★ Works every time
Like every app, download speeds are greatly affected by your connection (edge, 3g or WiFi). Edge downloads might take a little longer, 3g is faster and WiFi is blazing fast to download the news updates in Hourly News.
Questions, Comments or Support?
We are dedicated to bringing you the best support! Visit http://community.urbanapps.com or contact us via email at email@example.com
If there is another National or Worldwide source you would like to see added to Hourly News, please contact support. At this time, only sources which are broadcast in English and have a radio or internet podcast can be added.
Hourly News is not affiliated with, or endorsed by any of the included sources. All rights are reserved by the respective owners.
Hourly News is a podcast app, giving you free access to several news feeds. These feeds are for personal use only and are subject to the terms and conditions provide by the news network providing the feed.
April 15, 2013 New version 1.5
December 10, 2012 New version 1.4
October 02, 2012 Price Decrease: $0.99 -> FREE!
September 21, 2012 New version 1.3.3
January 21, 2012 Initial Release