10 best apps to follow the news

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Staying informed about current affairs and other news is a big problem for many people. Back then, people read newspapers and listened to bulletins to stay informed, but nowadays we have our smartphones which offer us all the news and updates in one place. There are tons of news apps available on Google Play and most of them are good but we have picked the best ones for you. Here are the best Android apps for keeping up with the news.

Google News

Google News is the best app to follow the news. It is also pre-installed on most Android smartphones and it is possible that this application is already installed on your mobile. Google News is a smart news app that offers the latest news and updates on topics that matter to you. The best thing about Google is that it features news from different publications and regularly tracks what news you open and what news you ignore. If you are looking for a smart news app, Google News is the best option for you.


Feedly is one of our favorite apps that lets you collect all your favorite publications, news sites, and YouTube channels in one place. The best thing about Feedly is that if you install it, you won't have to visit each site individually and you can get all the news and updates in Feedly. It also includes a very simple and intuitive user interface which makes it easier to use. You can use it for free, but it comes with in-app purchases.

AP Mobile

AP Mobile is one of the best news apps on Android. This is the official news app of Associated Press, and it features news from around the world. The best thing about this app is that you can add the topics you are interested in and the app will only show news and updates on the topics you are interested in. Moreover, the user interface is well optimized and fast. AP Mobile is free, but it comes with ads.


Flipboard is one of the best and most trusted news apps for Android. It has been around for years and it is still on top due to its excellent performance. In this app you can get the news and updates from the most trusted sources in the world. The app also comes with Flipboard TV which includes videos and other additional benefits. If you are looking for a complete news app, Flipboard is one of the best options.


Inoreader is one of the best news apps on Android. Many enthusiasts around the world trust it because it offers access to news without any ads. You can simply add your favorite news, publications, magazines and other news sources in the app and it will show you all the news in one place. Moreover, it also includes a global search function which you can use to find the articles in the Inoreader database.

Microsoft News

Microsoft News is one of the best news apps on Android. It features news from the most trusted journalists and news sources around the world. The app features news from sources like BBC News, NBC News, TODAY, The Wall Street Journal and others. You also have the choice to choose the topics and Microsoft News will deliver the news on your interesting topics.

Yahoo News

Yahoo News is another very capable news app that works very similar to Microsoft News in terms of functionality. Just like Microsoft News, Yahoo News also features the latest news from the most trusted sources around the world. It features news from sources such as The New York Times, USA Today, AP, TIME, Fox News and others. It's also free, but it comes with ads.


SmartNews is an award-winning news app that provides access to breaking news on your smartphone. More than 40 million readers trust it in 100 countries around the world. In this app you can get local news and breaking news. The app also includes a smart mode, a readability mode that provides a better news reading experience. It also offers the elections so you can get the live US election updates.


Twitter is one of the most popular social media platforms, but it's also one of the best news apps. It has millions of followers across the world and also houses the various news channels, publications and magazines. You can follow the official handles of these news sources to stay up to date with the latest news. You can also follow journalists to get access to the latest news. Twitter also includes a trending page that you can visit for the talk of the town.


Most of us have a busy lifestyle and often we miss a lot of news, but with Pocket you can just save the news and read it later. Pocket's functionality is very simple, it acts as a resource where you can put things like news, videos, tweets, etc. to read or watch later. The app also includes a discovery section where you can find the best curated content from Pocket's curators and editors. Pocket is also free, but with in-app purchases.


They are all people. These are the best Android apps to follow the news. You can't go wrong with any of the apps above because they are all good and trusted by millions of readers. Let us know your favorite news app in the comments section below. Also, if you love sports, you can check out our guide on the best sports news apps for Android.

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