All-New Google News for iOS Download Hits the App Store

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Google announced new changes coming to Google News at its recent I/O developer conference, noting the new app would come with a brand new redesign, for an improved reading experience.

The revamped Google News app aims to make finding tailored news easier for users.

On opening the app, the users will find a "For You" section that has been created to provide the top five news of the moment followed by a tailor-made section that will provide longer news articles.

Further, the app showcases "Favourites" section, where a user can select prefered news sources, topics which the user is interested in, location-based news, can save news searches and stories (which can be read later).

While the new app launched on Android a few days ago, it was added to the App Store for iOS on 15 May and is available in 127 countries around the world.

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Tweets, opinions, analysis, and comments are curated into a big bundle of content related to whatever big news story you're looking at.

The next section of the app is titled "Headlines" that will provide the latest news in multiple categories like business, U.S, global, technology, entertainment, science, sports and health segments. In doing so, the app "learns" what you like and makes adjustments to your content. News agencies/organisations in this section all support the Google AMP standard, which means the pages will load in quick and clean fashion without bouncing you first through a mobile browser. This will lead to a better selection of content as time goes by.

Lastly, there's Newsstand, this is a section where a user can subscribe to other media publications on a monthly or yearly based subscription. It takes information from a whole bunch of sources to provide you with everything you need to know.

Google News presents stories so that you don't have to search for more information. "In terms of how it works out of the box for a logged in user, we use your activity from your Google account".

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