Google News

Google News

By Google, Inc.

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-12-08
  • Current Version: 5.4
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 115.10 MB
  • Developer: Google, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 37,088 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Google News App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 37,088 App Reviews
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Google News App Details

Google News organizes what’s happening in the world to help you learn more about the stories that matter to you. With Google News, you’ll see: Your briefing – It can be nearly impossible to keep up with every story you care about. With your briefing, easily stay in the know about what’s important and relevant to you. Your briefing updates throughout the day bringing you the top five stories you need to know, including local, national, and world content. Full coverage – Understand the full context on any story with just a tap. Google News gives you everything online about a story and organizes it for you – highlighting different perspectives, a timeline of key events, FAQs, important people, and more. Credible sources – Find quality content from a diverse set of credible publishers and discover sources you haven’t heard of before. Stories, for you – Keep up with what’s happening on the topics you care about, whether that’s travel, politics, sports, tech, or fashion.

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App Reviews

  • I hate the new app!

    1
    By PowerUser85
    The new format requires you to scroll forever to see what’s happening. The old app was much better, with quick overviews, so you can read what interests you. Google! Fire your new app designers and go back to a quick overview!
  • Clearly expresses left media bias

    1
    By Ved on arrival
    I disliked, his and blocked many news stories and channels but the same sources kept popping up in my feed over and over again. Eventually I decided to delete the app.
  • A bit of a Google misfire

    3
    By EricInChicago
    There’s lots to like about getting so many diverse news options in one place. However, unlike Apple News, some sources (Washington Post, if I recall) have limits on the number of free articles you can read in a month. And I’d like to find an option to tone down the graphics (like the floating text over the pictures on the main screen).
  • Unwieldy

    2
    By 2much!
    Avalanche of stories with confusing, ineffective tools to winnow and focus personal priorities. Glitzy but ultimately like trying to drink from a fire hose.
  • To much Surfacing

    1
    By badview
    I would like a screen with more headlines and less pictures/videos.
  • Excellent source to get multiple viewpoints

    5
    By typxyr
    I love to see the differences of options on ideas.
  • App is great; iPhone widget NEEDS fix

    3
    By Hiit Hot Gurl
    I enjoy the google news app and I’m glad I downloaded it. However, the corresponding widget has a massive flaw that the developers should put at the top of their to-do prioritization list. It really doesn’t work. It constantly will flash a few seconds of preview of the 4 suggested stories they present in the widget, and then they disappear, replaced by a gray screen and the message “unable to load”. Google, you do SO many things and have so many apps...take the time to fix this widget bug to stay in the game against the apple news app!!
  • Using up too much data

    2
    By Melchiah_III
    While I love the app itself, it refreshes at random time when I’m not connected to WiFi and uses up a lot of data. In the past couple of days this app has used up nearly 300Mb of my cellular data. Google needs to program this app to refresh only when WiFi is available so it stops using up my monthly quota for data!
  • New vs Old

    3
    By bohley
    I prefer the old format which was much easier to scan for items of interest. New version is big on graphics and short on content with too many layers to details.
  • No “compact” mode, jittery scrolling on iPhone 7

    1
    By Jason6851
    Please add a compact mode so I don’t have to scroll through large images in the headlines, and fix scrolling performance.

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