App Content Does Not Refresh

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    Hi, I've scoured the net trying to find a solution to this, but to no avail. I have a number of applications whose content will not refresh.

    For example:
    BBC News App, is still showing the content from July 17 (it is now September 7)
    ICatcher has not found a new podcast for days. I am subscribed to a BBC News feed which updates regularly, so I know for sure there should be podcasts available.
    TuneIn Radio keeps playing the same feed from one of the podcasts they make available as a 'station' since the first time I listened to it

    This problem only manifests itself on my home network. If I travel to a public wireless network somewhere, the app content will update no problem.

    Has anyone seen something similar?

    I have iPad 2 running 5.1.1, connecting to my home wireless network run by a Belkin wireless router.

    Note: this problem is not that apps won't update, but app CONTENT won't update.

    Cheers for any ideas
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    Try this....tap your home button twice rapidly....at the bottom it will show you the apps running in memory....tap and hold the problem app until it shakes and there will be a minus sign in the upper corner....tap to close the app...press your home button again to return to your home screen...restart the app and it should update the content.:D
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    Thanks for the suggestion rlappoint, but that does not work :( I actually close my apps frequently when not in use.

    I guess it's good to note a restart of the iPad does not solve the problem either.
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    I have a few apps on my ipod touch that do that aswell
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    This MAY have been implied, but the problem is related to the rss feeds in the app. I viewed the feed through a web browser, and can see the updates. So in one of the apps I modified the rss feed URL (by adding a '?') and the feed updated nice. But this kind of fix would mean I must manually alter the URL each time I want to update.
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    When I had a feed that did not update, I got angry enough to delete that feed. Later I decided to try it again and it has updated properly since then. This was just one feed however, but maybe this will work for you.

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