The Onion 7

The Onion 7
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Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1
  • Windows Phone 8
  • Windows Phone 7.5

App requires

  • phone identity
  • owner identity
  • photo, music, and video libraries
  • data services
  • phone dialer
  • web browser component
  • HD720P (720x1280)
  • WVGA (480x800)
  • WXGA (768x1280)
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! Live Tile Enabled !
CAUTION: This app has been known to distract you from just about anything. Don't use while driving.

Wait, what? It's not real news? If you're a fan of The Onion, get your daily fix of breaking news, video, radio-news and more in this streamlined app - with the most current headline of your choice delivered via Live Tile. Did you LOL at the article about the area cat that sued over being sent to the doghouse? Save it for later, post it on facebook, or email it to a friend quickly and easily.

try it. it's free. you know you want it.
the onion app for wp7
so. many. layers.

1 Jan - v2.2
* The ad-free version is now just called "The Onion" in your app list.  It's nicer.
* better pan/zoom of images in news article page (still beta)
* ability to configure background image (more images coming - send us your suggestions)
* The feeds all work again now!

22 Nov - v2.1
* added clock on main panorama so you know what time it is
* fixed crash when tapping "What's New?"
* can now pan/zoom image on news article page (beta)

16 Nov - v2.0
* updated for Mango (Windows Phone 7.5)
* now supports Fast Application Switching
* correctly shows apostrophe's that used to look garbled
* article images post correctly on facebook in more cases now

7 aug - v1.19
* tiles on the 'more' hub now respond to taps (they animate)
* poll results page now sizes and scrolls correctly

7 july - v1.18
* fixed a bug where, if you turned off some panorama panels, refreshing data wouldn't always work (i.e. you wouldn't see new videos, radio, etc.)
* added twitter support for sharing news articles

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  • by Matt 6/28/2015
    Great app
  • by Rahul 5/12/2015
    Articles are hilarious, but the app mismatches stories once in a while.
  • by JEFF 3/16/2015
    I think it is the best thing to have to work with ****** I love it.
  • by Shawn 3/13/2015
    LOTS of broken redirects (story links not working) on a daily basis. Very disappointed with this.
  • by Richard 2/9/2015
  • by candy 2/2/2015
    Funny stuff
  • by Robert S 1/14/2015
    The Onion, metro-fied!
  • by skyler 12/22/2014
    I confused this for real government propaganda and was happily surprised.
  • by Greg 12/10/2014
    Love it.
  • by josh 11/4/2014
    Funny stuff