The first official iPhone app has arrived from the Onion. The app was sponsored by Jack Link’s Beef Jerky. It joins the expanding list of iPhone apps that help you to stay up-to-date. The Onion is a very good resource for comical news, and now users can enjoy its benefits on their iPhone, with a free application. They will have hilarious news, analysis and attention-grabbing headlines sent directly to their iPhone.

Since the list of this kind of applications is quite long, the Onion app had to make their app with features users will love; Onion Radio News, Onion News Network video, editorials, sports, stat shots, info graphics and much more. The Onion website content will be available for app subscribers; they can search and save items that they find interesting for offline viewing.

Besides the free application, a paid upgrade will be available during the year, which will feature enhanced functionality.

The Onion news for iPhone, as with other news apps, allows users to share headlines or interesting information through email or social networks, like Facebook or Twitter.

If you are not familiar with The Onion, you should note that the Onion’s satirical media empire now has an online audience of 7 million people a month.

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