Curio - FT, WSJ, The Economist

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About this app

Stay informed with news and insights from 30+ of the world’s most trusted publications, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, WIRED, Financial Times, The Guardian and many more.

You’ll have access to the best pieces of journalism from these publications, narrated word-for-word by humans, not AI. One subscription, dozens of publications. Try Curio for free for 7 days.

Understand how the biggest news stories impact your life, and the world around you with ‘Informed’ by Curio. Join host Manish Verma every morning to explore thought-provoking articles from The Economist, The Guardian, and other leading publications.

From the impact of a recession on your day-to-day, to climate change and major business moves, go beyond listening, and start your day informed.

Curio’s editors hand-pick the most informative articles from top publications every day, giving you the best selection of professionally-narrated news anywhere.

The best part? We bring subscription-only articles from these publications into Curio, so you get a world of premium content all in one place.

Enjoy short listens, long-form journalism, hand-picked personal development stories and podcasts. Find a selection that fits seamlessly into your day, whether you’re commuting, cooking, walking the dog, or simply relaxing.

Try Curio for free for 7 days. Cancel anytime.

(You will not be charged during your trial period.)

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Aug 23, 2022

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Ratings and reviews

1.49K reviews
Jed Miller
November 2, 2022
As others have said, the content is good, but the app is terrible. Often I will be waiting so long for the app to open that a full song will go by on my itunes. If not that, during scrolling the newest selections, it will randomly make you start from the beginning of the selection list. And yes, I have updated the app and it hasn't improved. Beyond frustrating.
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Curio Labs Limited
November 3, 2022
Hello, we are so sorry to hear you are experiencing issues with our app - we appreciate how frustrating this must be. Please can you drop us an email at so we can take a closer look at what may be going wrong for you and work on a fix? Thank you.
Mary Abusafieh
March 31, 2022
The software is awful. Not intuitive, dead links. The content is great but the functionality of the application is not there. It's pretty but it doesn't work. The developer's need to get on this or they're not going to see much income in the near future. Users don't want it to be this difficult to use the application. With Spotify and other streaming services to compete with, I see this tanking fast. Literally only got it to hear Gillian Anderson.
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Curio Labs Limited
April 4, 2022
Hello, we are really sorry to hear you have not enjoyed your Curio experience with us. Please note we are currently looking at the re-design of our Android app and we hope to address some of the issues you have raised. Please drop us an email at as we would love to keep you updated with our progress and hear your feedback on this.
A Google user
July 1, 2019
The Curio content and readers are first-rate, but the app! The app is a horror show. It's gone from bad (no back-button navigation, won't let you exit from the notification bar, won't unload from memory) to worse (huge headline images, can't scroll without accidentally activating a story, horrible screen real-estate use in which text is truncated and inaccessible.)
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Curio Labs Limited
July 2, 2019
Hello Tanaya, we're sorry to hear that. Please send us a note on so that we can have a closer look into the issues you're describing. We would like to make sure you have a great experience moving forward. Thank you.

What's new

Welcome to the latest update of Curio! We’re excited to bring you a refreshed, more user-friendly experience. Here’s what’s new in this version:
- Redesigned home page: We’ve given the home page a fresh, new look with large, colourful tiles showcasing our content.
- More varied collections of stories: We’ve expanded our selection of stories, so you have even more options to choose from.