For all the plenitude of news coverage out there, theres something notably lacking: context. Fortunately, Timeline is here to provide just that.
Timeline is a brand new news app for iOS. But its not just another Flipboard, Circa, or Yahoo News Digest. Rather, its a news app sub-genre unto itself as it provides a unique historical perspective on current news presented, as its name suggests, in a timeline.
Each timeline is put together by Timelines editorial team in such a way that it connects the news at present to relevant topics and attitudes from the past.
For example, todays front page of Timeline includes a timeline for the hot-button issue of the massacre that occurred at the office of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France, on Jan. 7. Titled How Depicting the Prophet Became a Problem, the timeline gives the issue historical context that dates all the way back to the dawn of Islam in the year 632.
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Timeline boasts an intuitive and immersive user interface. It allows for discovery of stories by news category, bookmarking of favorite timelines, and sharing of timelines via Facebook, Twitter, email, and text.