Al Jazeera already has a live streaming app available for Android, but a new full featured Al Jazeera English app has hit the Android Market and includes all the content from the website, breaking news alerts, free live video of their broadcast and the ability to send your media to Al Jazeera. Free. [Android Market]
There's a lot of news out there and sometimes it can be a chore to read. Slashing down feeds, keeping up with Twitter, jumping in and out of RSS and websites—not exactly elegant! Taptu, like Pulse, Flipboard and Zite before it, wants to change that. They're trying to bring an engaging fun to reading again.
The app, by the DoD's Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System, delivers news directly from deployed service members from every arm of the military. You can also flip through the most popular and best photography from the military as well as video from "In The Fight" programming and military newscasts and share…
A news addiction is one of the few dependencies that it's actually good to indulge. And to a news junkie, a smartphone is like a wide-bore hypodermic needle.