Over the last year a number of Usenet apps have been released for iPhone and Android devices. We’ve had the pleasure of testing the new mobile apps and sharing reviews along the way. Today we’d like to present our favorites in a list of the Best Usenet Apps for Android, iPhone and iPad. Each has advantages along with a few shortcomings as you might expect from early app editions. We hope you’ll support the continued growth of the new apps by downloading the latest versions and enjoying the benefit of browsing Usenet on the go.
Best Android and iOS (IPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) Usenet Apps
As we take a closer look at some of the best Android and iPhone apps on the market you’ll want to keep a few things in mind. First of all you’ll notice that some apps are developed for specific Usenet providers while others are tied to specific newsreaders. We’ll make sure to point out the requirements and supported services while presenting each selection. Along with linking to a full review of each Usenet app.
Let’s dive right in and take a look at the best mobile Usenet apps:
1 – EZ Global Search
EZ Global Search (full review) is designed for Easynews web Usenet members. Allowing them to continue the experience of accessing newsgroups while connected from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. Use the app to search Usenet, preview and even add content to Easynews Zip Manager. The EZ Global Search app is available on iTunes for $2.99. You’ll need Easynews web access to use EZ Global Search. If you’re not already a member you can sign up for a 14 day free trial.
2 – NBRemote
Newsbin Pro users can now enjoy mobile access with their new NBRemote app (full review). Newsbin Remote Control (NBRemote) is available on iTunes for $2.99 and supports iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. With forum members discussing the possibility of a future Android app. The idea behind NBRemote is simple – control Newsbin Pro remotely from your mobile device. A goal that NBRemote accomplishes well. You’ll need a license for Newsbin to enjoy the NBRemote app. We recommend buying a lifetime key for $20. Newsbin also offers a 10 day free trial.
3 – SABMobile
SABMobile (full review) is a third-party app developed for the popular open-source SABnzbd newsreader. SABnzbd Usenet client is free to download and supports Window,s Mac and Linux. Sabmobile allows you to access SABnzbd remotely and is available for iPhone, iPad nad iPod Touch on iTunes for $2.99. The app is also available for Android on Google Play for $2.99. Grab the latest edition of SABnzbd free from sabnzbd.org. Also check out their other cool add-ons.
4 – EZ Usenet
EZ Usenet (full review) is the first of two mobile apps on our list catered toward Android fans that use Easynews to access newsgroups. The app supports Android and is available on Google Play for $2.49. First you’ll download the free version of EZ Usenet and then purchase the unlock for $2.49 to unlock all the features and remove advertising from the app. Once again you’ll need Easynews web access. If you’re not already a member you can sign up for a 14 day free trial.
5 – Easybrowser
EasyBrowser (full review) is the second mobile app on our list developed specifically for Android fans that use Easynews for Usenet. The app supports Android and is available on Google Play for $0.99. First you’ll download the free version of EasyBrowser and then purchase the unlock for $0.99 to unlock all the features and remove advertising from the app. As you might have already guessed you’ll need Easynews web access. Non-member can sign up for a 14 day free trial.
That concludes our list of the best Usenet apps for Android, iPhone and iPad. We hope you’ve enjoyed reading about our favorite mobile Usenet clients. We look forward to bringing you the latest news along with hands-on reviews of upcoming releases as mobile Usenet apps continue to gain momentum this year and beyond.