It's not hard to keep track of the news on your smartphone, as seemingly every major news organization (in the US at least) has released their own app. People who don't like the idea of bouncing back and forth between apps can use a dedicated RSS reader or any number of curated news offerings ranging from Flipboard to Google's own Currents. But there's one issue that none of these apps address - they deliver full-length articles to people who may not want or have time to read such lengthy content on their phones. Enter Circa News, an app that takes the day's headlines and serves readers with just the gist.

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Circa's editorial staff does its best to provide comprehensive but concise coverage of the major headlines in hopes of making it easier for us to get our news. That means no more intimidatingly long articles, no re-reading articles on the same subject just to get the latest details, and no more walking away from an article because there just isn't enough time. The app provides a simplistic interface that's both attractive and easy to skim, and there are large buttons that make it easy to share each story or "follow" it for updates. It's the news presented in a way that suits a mobile lifestyle, and while it may have taken a year to make its way over from iOS, you can now get your hands on it for free below.

Via: AllThingsD

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • Dheeraj

    Not bad. Though I'd like to see more content with time. Also, I don't live in the US anymore, so most of the news is irrelevant to me.

  • Jose

    Is not available in my country... that makes me so angry... (colombia)

  • Dipish

    Now I hope they will make automatic news rotation, kind of like it used to work in Google Currents. Loved that feature so much!

  • Kostas

    Tom Clancy died :/ RIP

  • Rovindra Singh

    I'm really loving this app, it's so minimalistic and polished, wish they had some Google sign in integration though, felt kinda weird having to log in via email and there was an option for Facebook sign in right there.

  • Nicholas Polydor

    Is Circa any different from the Summly technology within the Yahoo app?