Google News

Google News

By Google, Inc.

  • Category: News
  • Release Date: 2011-12-08
  • Current Version: 5.2
  • Adult Rating: 12+
  • File Size: 111.06 MB
  • Developer: Google, Inc.
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later.
  • App Ratings:
    4.5/5 ( 19,182 App Reviews)
  • Price:
    Free
Google News App Ratings: 4.5
4.5
Based on 19,182 App Reviews

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

  • Needs dark mode

    2
    By senseiTX
    Blinding white, needs dark mode setting the old one has.
  • Load time is too long

    1
    By Rion22
    I agree with some other reviewers here. I love the app, but the wait times to load an article is unbearable sometimes! I literally go to google and search the headlines I’m interested in to skip the 30 second load time. This is on an iPhone X on WiFi of 120mbps... I’m guessing it’s an app issue. Maybe an Apple issue... I dunno, but I wish it would get fixed!
  • Slow and too large pictures

    1
    By CharlieS212
    Very slow in responding and the pictures shown with the articles are huge. No longer can you view a list of news articles but now you must scroll through large images to view what news is available. I prefer the old app or the website for news and cannot use this app. IMHO a news app should list the news with small or no images until an article is selected.
  • Bold & beautiful, but...

    3
    By DavidtheWriter
    ...the new Google News doesn’t allow you to scan headlines or stories as quickly as the old version. So I keep both versions on my phone now.
  • The video is stupid!

    1
    By yarzer
    I really liked the old app WITHOUT the video. At rhe very least, provide an option to disable it in the preview list. If I want to watch video, I'Il make the decision to do so. Enabling video by default requires a higher end device to display it well.
  • unusable

    1
    By Nygvuser
    the new version of the app with its big photos and large print is all but unusable - very little info is surfaced, a lot more clicking is required etc. I used the old app and I’m about to uninstall this one - stopped using completely
  • Very cool

    5
    By critic with no thumbs
    I love it!
  • Not thrilled

    1
    By 18 news watcher
    A great platform for all the fake news sites. Delete delete delete
  • Review

    5
    By Asatcomr
    Excellent
  • more frustrating than Apple News

    2
    By bostnlegalfan
    Slow. Doesn’t update. Personal news feed with week old stories. It’s gone. I’ll check back later, but it’s more frustrating than Apple News right now.

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