What's New

◊ Fixed help tutorial not marking as viewed when skipped. Sorry!
◊ Fixed weird shadow on buttons in the settings/sources menu
◊ Added better voiceover support
◊ Added better encoding detection on custom feeds
◊ Fixed swipe direction going the wrong way on some computers
◊ Fixed a possible crash when adding custom sources
◊ Fixed a bug where the Add Custom Source button would indicate a purchase was not made after it was, potentially causing confusion.
◊ Other minor bug fixes and optimizations

App Description

Hourly News is a simple app that lives in your Mac's menu bar and plays the most recent news updates from multiple sources automatically when clicked.

As a podcast app, Hourly News lets to you listen to any/all of the most recent NPR, BBC, CBC, ABC, CBS, WSJ, Bloomberg, ESPN, VOA, SRN, FOX News updates, your own custom podcast sources and more.

• Plays the most recent news summaries with 1 click
• Plays in the background
• Automatically advances to the next news feed.
• Can launch at login
• Can automatically play when opened
• Reorder, enable and disable news feeds 
• Sync your settings and sources over iCloud 
• Add your own custom feeds 
• Dead simple, easy to use
• Works every time

Download Speeds:
Like every app, download speeds are greatly affected by your connection type (Dialup, DSL, Cable, etc...). Slower connections might take a little longer 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 support@urbanapps.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.

Terms of Use
Hourly News is not affiliated with, or endorsed by any of the included sources: National Public Radio, British Broadcasting Company, Canadian Broadcasting Company, American Broadcasting Company, CBS Interactive, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, ESPN Sports Network, Voice Of America, Salem Radio News and/or FOX News Network. 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.

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

February 14, 2014 New version 1.2.6
February 07, 2014 New version 1.2.5
January 29, 2014 New version 1.2.4
January 04, 2014 New version 1.2.2
April 15, 2013 New version 1.1
December 14, 2012 Initial Release

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