Get the Latest News on Your Mobile Device

Getting the day’s headlines on a mobile device has never been easier. Long gone are the days of flipping on morning cable news as you get dressed and ready to go to work, or turning to the car radio to hear the latest as you’re en route to the office. Instead, there are a host of digital tools—from newsletters to apps and more—to make sure you have all the news you need to start your day on the right note.

DailyNews, New York City

Whether you’re a fan of The Times or not, this app is a great way to get the latest updates from one of the oldest newspaper brands in America. You’ll get live coverage of the top stories and have access to The Times’ award-winning writers and columnists. Plus, with a subscription, you can download the entire newspaper for offline reading, as well as share articles with friends through email.

If you’re on a budget but still want to stay current, this free weekday email digest is a must. Need2Know distills the day’s news into easy-to-understand, relatable summaries. It also includes a selection of funny relevant tweets at the end of each issue to kick off your day on a positive note (or at least make you laugh).

This is a great free app for a quick news fix. It’s packed with all the top headlines from across the country and around the world, with links to original sources if you want more information. Plus, you can read the news on a traditional desktop version of the site, too.

Pulse is a must-have for professional news junkies, and it just got better with its merger with LinkedIn. It’s now available on iPhone and Android, and when you sign in with your LinkedIn credentials, you get a personalized news feed based on your interests and connections. You can also like, comment, and share stories with your LinkedIn network—all before your workday even starts.

The News is a New York City newspaper with the highest circulation of any local tabloid in the United States. The paper is known for its sensational crime and scandal coverage, lurid photographs, and celebrity gossip, as well as intense city news coverage, and sports, and a wide range of classified ads. In the 20th century, the News battled with its rival, the New York Post, for circulation. Both newspapers are known for their bold front pages and striking headlines.