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About newsflash

The newsflash app allows you to download the latest news articles from directly to your iPhone or iPod Touch. Staying informed on the go has never been easier.

The app allows you to quickly access the headline news stories, which are displayed in an easy-to-read format. This is in addition to all the other great content, such as in-depth analysis and multimedia content, which can also be accessed and viewed on your device in the usual way.

How do I get the newsflash app?

The newsflash app is available from the App Store on your iPhone or iPod Touch. You can also download it to your computer via the App Store in iTunes.

What are the key features of newsflash?

  • Browse – newsflash displays headlines from the latest 25 news articles, which link through to the full stories.
  • Search – newsflash allows unlimited searching. Simply enter your search terms to find relevant news articles.
  • Saved search – newsflash saves your previous searches in a list for quick selection, and they can be deleted when no longer required.
  • E-mail – newsflash lets you e-mail details of particular articles to yourself or colleagues so that you can access the news article from a computer. The link provided in the e-mail will take you to the full news article on

How much does it cost?

The app can be downloaded from the App Store completely free of charge.

How do I get the latest news articles?

Each time you open the app the latest news articles will be downloaded. There is no need to refresh because this will be done automatically.

What devices will newsflash work on?

The newsflash app works on iPhone and iPod Touch devices.

How do I save or remove a search?

Click on the search icon at the top right of the home screen and type your search term to find the latest relevant news articles. Your search terms will be saved and displayed at the top of your app screen. You can edit and remove items from your saved searches list whenever you like via the search page.

Can I share news articles with my friends and colleagues?

The newsflash app allows you to share news articles by clicking on the share button at the top right of the screen on each individual article page. This will allow you to e-mail a link to the article to friends and colleagues.

How do I remove the app?

To remove the newsflash app from your device, you need to press down firmly on the newsflash icon on your iPhone or iPod Touch. The icons will begin to shake. Simply press the black-circle delete icon. To delete the app from your iTunes account you need to highlight the app title with your cursor and press the delete key.

Can I submit feedback about the app?

We like to receive feedback – both negative and positive – because this will help us to further develop newsflash in line with the requirements of users. You can send feedback via the link on the About page in the app, or you can submit feedback and/or questions to

Terms and conditions

Full details are available via the link on the About page in the app, or at

What other apps are available from IOP Publishing?

IOPscience express allows you to keep you up to date with the latest research articles to appear in IOP-owned journals. Find out more or download IOPscience express free of charge.

Staying informed on the go has never been easier

Access the latest news articles on your iPhone free of charge.