We here at PadGadget love gizmos and doodads and all things tech related. There are some fantastic apps for the iPad that focus on tech news and we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorites.
Tech News Tube (Free) This is a tech news app that “aggregates the news aggregators” so that you can keep up to date on all of the industry rumors, analysis, and announcements. It compiles headline news from more than 30 top tech blogs like Ars Technica, Endgadget, GigaOm, Wired, and many more. It also features a podcast section where you can access streaming audio and video of your favorite tech podcasts. If you want to save articles for offline reading, you can link this app to Evernote, Instapaper, and more. Plus, share your favorite stories with friends and family through Facebook, Twitter, or Tumblr.
The Next Web for iPad (Free) This is the official app of the tech website of the same name. users have full access to all of the latest articles updated regularly. This app conveniently organizes all of The Next Web’s posts into categories, like Daily Dose, Gadgets, Apple, and more. Read articles as they are published and keep up to date on all things tech-related that the popular website has to offer. Don’t be stuck with just an RSS feed. Access the Next Web from your iPad with the convenience of this app.
SlashGear for iPad (Free) This is the official app of the gadget website of the same name. Get all your SlashGear accessory reviews, news stories, rumor updates and more in one convenient location. SlashGear is known for its unboxing videos, hands-on gadget reviews and more. The app offers iPad optimized viewing of all articles, updated regularly. The attractive user interface lets you see all the latest headlines by most rated, featured, reviews, videos and more. You can also share your favorite tech news through Facebook and Twitter.
TechCrunch (Free) This is the official app of the tech news website of the same name. Everything you love about TechCrunch can be found in this convenient app. The award-winning website is fully integrated and all articles are updated regularly. Find out what is hot and what is trending. See Tech Tweets that show the latest tech news and media rumors. Save articles for offline reading. You’ll never miss another article from your favorite tech news site with this app.
TechWire (Free) This is a tech news aggregator that compiles all the latest tech news into one convenient location. Access top headline news from Wired, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, Endgadget, and more. The attractive splash page looks more like a digital clock app than an news app. Access news feeds from 12 different popular tech news websites and send recommendations to the developers for sites you’d like to see added. The best part is that this app is advertisement free. You can donate to the service from within the app, but you won’t see any ugly ads in this news aggregate.