Google News

Google News adds seven more language editions to its roster

While Google News may not be the most popular news aggregating app out there, it does have its followers and user base, mostly those who are highly dependent on the whole Google ecosystem. If you are from any of the new countries added to its roster, then you’ll be pleased to know that they are adding support for your native language, bringing the total number of supported languages to 35.

Google intros News Lab to empower innovation in media, information technology

Whenever you need news or information, the first thing you do is get your smartphone or tablet and open your most favorite app. Perhaps it's Facebook to check your news feed or Twitter for what's trending. Others go directly to news sites or open news apps to know what's the latest. While news and information are easily available, there is the question of accuracy, truthfulness, and quality. The problem today is not access to news but how reliable a source is.

Google updates News and Weather app to look like Google Now

In keeping up with the transformation of its basic apps into their “Material” design language, Google has now updated the look of its News and Weather app. The panel and card-type design now makes the app, which is built-in for some devices, look like Google Now. It also seems to be more competitive now with other news apps like Flipboard, News360 and even Google’s own Google Play Newsstand.

Google News tablet reading experience improved

We are seeing more and more tablet friendly updates rolling out. In fact, it was just a few minutes back when we mentioned the availability of the updated New York Times app. And yes, that update brought a tablet friendly user interface. Moving past the New York Times though, we are now looking towards Google and the improved Google News experience.