5min – Voice Reading News is a news app which offers a human voice reading news stories. The news app provides users with the latest news through various channels. Professional narrators read the news and 5min supports multiple languages such as English, Spanish, Chinese (only on Android), German, Japanese, and Korean. Currently the app has 9 channels. They are BBC, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio, TIME, Associated Press, TechCrunch, Wired, Gizmodo and Slate. But the developers state that they are working on more channels and features.
The app has a minimalistc design and an intuitive interface. You can swipe left or right to change the channel. You can choose from the available languages according to your need. Each channel has a seekbar which enables you to go forward and backward.
5 Min – Voice Reading News presents news in a short podcasts to its users. Some of the channels feature a spoken version of their news articles. Users will receive updated news in real time. Users can enable the setting to change the channels automatically. Similarly, users can enable notifications to get notified of the latest news in real time.
This app can be very useful to people who want to be informed about the latest news but don’t have time or don’t want to read the news. The app basically reads the news to its users. Since this app is relatively new in the market, it has limited features and channels. However, as the number of channels grow, it has a huge potential. The minimalist design, intuitive interface add to the unique experience of listening to your favorite news portal.
Download 5min – Voice Reading News
5min – Voice Reading News is available for both Android as well as iOS. You can doenload the app from the link below.