Algo: Real-time news


Description of App: 

*** An Apple "App Store Best of 2011 News App." *** SkyGrid is a simple, yet powerful way to stay up to date on your news. SkyGrid creates a personalized newspaper based on the news topics and publications you choose.

You can add news sections on your favorite sports teams, entertainers, political figures, and more. Add just about anything you can imagine!

★★★★★ 90%+ 4 & 5 Star App Store Rating 
★★★★★ #1 highest use app (with an average of 5 hrs per user per month) 
★★★★★ Simple, powerful, yet easy to use


“The apps I relied on during Hurricane Irene were Facebook, Gmail, and SkyGrid” NYTimes“Get the latest updates, news, and videos about all-things Gaga in SkyGrid!” Lady Gaga“SkyGrid I like. SkyGrid is the news app that tells you what’s happening” Jimmy Fallon
"There's a fun app called SkyGrid. It's very interesting and simple!" Leo Laporte 
“SkyGrid is a compelling iPad app that makes accessing real time news simple” TechCrunch 

Apple Watch Support: 

Not Known



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Device(s) App Was Tested On: 


Accessibility Comments: 

Perfectly accessible. A couple of buttons could benefit from being more clearly labelled, but it is still obvious what they do.

The app itself is free, and certainly a worthwhile addition for anybody who is a news junkie.

VoiceOver Performance: 

VoiceOver reads all page elements.

Button Labeling: 

Most buttons are clearly labeled.


The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.