Gist for iOS

Gist provides you with a simple summary, or "gist", of all of your articles. Just select an article or connect your Pocket account and start summarizing!

• Simple and clean interface
Universal app with native support for iPad, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus displays
• Connect your Pocket account to access all of your saved articles
• Use the Gist Action Extension to summarize articles from within any app
• Easily share articles via Email, Messages, Twitter and more

Whats New in Gist

Action Extension -  You can now use the the Gist Action Extension to summarize articles from within any of your favorite apps.
Faster Summaries - Summaries now load up to 30x faster!

Accessibility - With full support for Dynamic Type, Gist now offers much improved accessibility.
• iPad Support - Gist is now a universal app! It is now easier than ever to browse and read summaries of the latest news on your iPad.
iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Compatibility - Gist now takes advantage of the new screen sizes of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus!
Landscape Support - As an added bonus, iPhone 6 Plus users can also take advantage of the special “split screen” view.
iOS 8 Support - Gist is now fully compatible with iOS 8 and will require this version going forward.


Gist is probably one of the best looking news apps I've seen in a while as well... it still earns a spot on my iPhone for when I want to catch up on news quickly.

— Allyson Kazmucha, iMore

There are a number of different apps and services that look to provide readers with bite-sized news, and my favorite option right now is Gist.

— Zach Epstein, BGR

Gist is a great app for users looking for quick and dirty news information from a variety of sources.

— Jim Gresham, iDownloadBlog

Customer Reviews...

My husband and I are both visually impaired and are loving your app ... It's made the news so much easier to read! Thank you! :-)

— @JPM_at_FAPN

Simply just a great app! Perfect for reading the "gist" of all the news stories around the world, the US, and many other categories ... A definite buy!

— heistander

A great and unique app! The app is beautifully designed and is great for my daily news reading ... it's a must have for readers.

— Batigol 1985