"Staying up to date on the news is a full time job by itself. Keeping yourself informed can control the better part of a work day if your interests are varied. There are innumerable applications, some quite capable, that can assist you in staying up to date on just what is going on. A new contender is throwing its hat in the ring today that is likely worth a look.
Meet Winston, http://getwinston.com/ ; an app for iOS that sucks down your feeds, cuts the content to size, and then reads you the news, saving you from the work of physically reading a single thing. If you commute, or simply want a way to catch up after work, the app could be a fit for you."