The Brief

The Brief


Stories of the week from the ABC

The Brief brings together a weekly selection of stories from across the ABC designed to inform, entertain, delight and surprise.

Sit back and be briefed on the week’s best stories covering:

News, music, movies, science, art, photography, environment, business, sport, profiles and more.

This interactive app allows you to uncover, explore and experience stories in a new way.

Don’t miss an issue. Download The Brief now for FREE!

The Brief has been tested on the following tablets - Google Nexus 7 (2nd Gen) and Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition).

The app will work with other Android tablets but it’s possible that there may be some performance issues on some devices.

Here are some tips to help keep tabs of your data consumption:

#Downloading 1 edition can use up to 100MB

****Note that you are responsible for the data transfer and consumption charges incurred by you when using any ABC app. The ABC disclaims all liability for such charges****
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About The Brief
Stories of the week from the ABC

The Brief brings together a weekly selection of stories from across the ABC designed to inform, entertain, delight and surprise.

Sit back and be briefed on the week’s best stories covering:

News, music, movies, science, art, photography, environment, business, sport, profiles and more.

This interactive app allows you to uncover, explore and experience stories in a new way.

Don’t miss an issue. Download The Brief now for FREE!

The Brief has been tested on the following tablets - Google Nexus 7 (2nd Gen) and Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014 edition).

The app will work with other Android tablets but it’s possible that there may be some performance issues on some devices.

Here are some tips to help keep tabs of your data consumption:

#Downloading 1 edition can use up to 100MB

****Note that you are responsible for the data transfer and consumption charges incurred by you when using any ABC app. The ABC disclaims all liability for such charges****

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A Google User
Thursday 11:23 AM
App locked to landscape and mimics iPad aspect ratio It's great to see an ABC app like this on Android but locking it to landscape is a poor decision. Many people enjoy using their tablets in portrait as though it were a book or magazine. Please introduce portrait functionality. Further to this, the app seems to be a port of the iPad app meaning my 16:9 screen is not being fully utilised. In order to get more people to download your apps you need to give your development 100%. When you don't, it shows.
A Google User
Thursday 5:17 AM
Great app Thanks again to ABC for creating ever new ways to access your wonderful news and views services. Fast download, great read. Samsung Galaxy Tab II
A Google User
Sep 5, 2014
No Internet Connection Nexus 10 - same problem as previous review. Very disappointing to see snarky, dismissive responses here. There is something seriously wrong with your app if it can't find the constantly used Internet connection on this device - how did I just install it?
A Google User
Aug 28, 2014
New platform Will get better with age
A Google User
Aug 16, 2014
Hmm A different approach. But not the sort of content for me. 100mb which u are locked into using. Wasn't for me really. I'm sick of app experiences. Just one framework would be nice...IE: www ... *yawn*