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 is also synced your handset to read offline and readers can share content via Facebook, Twitter, and email. While the app is free, certain sections require a subscription to open.
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