Top 6 News Apps on Android
With the right apps your Android device can act as a TV, radio and newspaper, all at the same time; something news junkies will find very interesting. You can find thousands of apps, specifically, for news & weather updates at the Google Play store. However, choosing the one which serves your need best, can be a challenge. So here is a list of some of the best news apps for Android users who have an insatiable craving to know it all.
Google Currents is a highly reader-friendly and magazine-like aggregator, which works just as well offline as it does online. In fact, it is one of those apps which work perfectly even in the airplane mode. You can get latest news and updates from highly reliable and prestigious news sources and that too for free. Keeping in mind that the news sources Google uses to collect information charge them money, this is a pretty cool app.
There is nothing more instant than Twitter breaking news. All you have to do is, subscribe to Twitter and enjoy a constant flow of international and local breaking news. Users can also get more focused news and information concerning their particular country or region by following their respective embassies, consulates and federal agencies on Twitter.
Pulse is one of the most popular news app and allows users to pack all their favorite news feeds and rss feeds into one app for quick and easy access. It is, perhaps, the perfect way of accessing multiple news sources and websites from all around the web. The app sorts news items according to categories so you spend less time looking for what you love. In fact, Pulse is so popular that Google has made it an Editor’s Choice.
Feedly is an RSS news reader for the Android and is a great way of staying updated. With Feedly, you can easily browse through rss feeds, tumblr blogs and youtube channels. No longer do users have to hunt for information that interests them. Feedly will narrow down the information and deliver it to your Android.
Feedly also syncs easily with the Google Reader which ensures that the articles you have read in feedly are, automatically, marked as read. The app also allows users to share news with friends on twitter, facebook and google+ .
Next in line, is the Flipboard which displays news content in a unique flip-style mashup with social feeds. This Android app not only looks great, it is also spectacular with sharing and displaying news photography in a beautiful magazine like layout. Furthermore, it allows the user to flip through news and photos which your friends are sharing online.
Flipboard also offers Cover Stories; a custom tile which brings you the best of everything you follow on Flipboard and saves it for future reading using Instapaper, Pocket and Readability.
True to its name, when you find an interesting article, video or picture online which you want to see later, just put it in your Pocket and save them offline for reviewing and reading later. Tightly integrated with Twitter and Chrome web apps, Pocket is the virtual pocket for all that you find interesting, online and want to savor later.
Author-Bio: Jessica is a technology blogger who contributes regularly on Mobistealth. You can contact her at @Jcarol429