It's hard to beat The New York Times in terms of sheer breadth, depth and volume of information. Stay up to speed on practically any topic with this media outlet's Windows Phone app, which serves up articles and blog posts, plus videos and photo slideshows about the day's developments. News gets synced to your handset to read offline, and readers can share content via Facebook, Twitter and email. While the first 10 articles per month are free, anything more requires a digital subscription, which costs $8.75 per week for an all-access pass.
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