Great Concept; Needs Repairs I love using this app to hear some of the day's news stories during my commute. Unfortunately, the app consistently crashes after listening to several stories and after pressing 'pause' and swiping to the next story. Also, the app seems to be working extra hard and tends to heat up my phone at a concerning rate. If these issues were repaired and addressed with an update, I'd give Newsbeat 5 stars all day.
Crashing frequently lately. After crashes, goes back to beginning of playlist rather than where it stopped.
Love the news, hate the data leech Compared to streaming music how much data dies recorded voice need? I literally listen for 30 min intervals on morning commutes and each time has been over a gb
WTF! Why is Eric Burr reading all the articles?
Works great after restart Finally a news reader that doesn't suck.
Unusable I have now reviewed this app three times, my last update was April 2016. At that time, the app was unusable due to crashes and stories failing to load. Haven't used it since then, thought I'd give the app another try today (9/1/16). Still gets through maybe two stories at most before the app just closes itself with no warnings or error messages. Just stops. Find a different app, these developers have no clue what they are doing.
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