Watch the latest BBC news from your mobile, but the live function will only work if you are in the UK.
Platform: iPad, iPhone
License: Free for personal use only
The BBC news application should not really need introduction, especially since it is an incredibly common app amongst users.
Already well used the application has recently had an update, and it remains easy to use and up-to-date with the news.
Stories, for those not familiar with the application, are arranged in a number of categories including business, science and technology, sports and entertainment, meaning that users can choose just to view that news that they are interested it, without having to trawl through a range of irrelevant articles.
This set-up, and the ability to search articles, means that even if you are pushed for time the BBC news application gives you what you need and when you need it.
Touchscreen smartphone features are also catered for, and users can swipe through articles, while the breaking news ticker may suit those that really like to stay on top of any incoming articles.