The new Google News app is now widely available

At Google I/O 2018 ^( last week, Google ^( announced a completely new app called Google News ^( It isn’t a minor refresh of the previous Google Play Newsstand app, but a wholly different, AI-powered experience.

The only problem was that not everyone had access to the app at launch. However, now the app is widely available to pretty much everyone. You can click here to download it now or click the button at the bottom of this article.

Google News is finally the news app Google fans have been waiting for. Whereas Google Play Newsstand was clunky and pretty much useless, Google News brings you the information you want to read (and the information Google’s AI thinks you want to read) in a clean and easy-to-read format.

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You can read our comprehensive coverage of the app at our Google News app review ^(, but the highlights are that the app is simple to use, gives you access to news sources from around the globe, and, best of all, gives you vital context for that news.

Google gives you the option to view a story from different news sources in an aggregated format, which lets you read about a piece of news from different perspectives. This gives you the ability to wade through the so-called “fake news” that permeates within our media.

Click here ^( to read more about Google News, or click below to download the app.

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Author: Marshmallow

Marshmallow Android is BT Ireland’s Head of Sales for Republic of Ireland domestic multi-site companies, indigenous MNCs and public sector accounts. He is responsible for the direction and control of all sales activity in the region. He has over 10 years management experience from high growth start-ups to more established businesses. He’s led teams in Ireland, India and China across various industries (ICT, On-Line Recruitment, Corporate Training and International Education).

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