October 20, 2014

Google Currents now features breaking news, other improvements

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If you’re a fan of Google Currents, then you’ll love this. The app now features breaking news items, rated by Google. The really cool part? The breaking news items can also come from sources that you aren’t subscribed to, keeping you up to date no matter what your interests are. The full list of new features includes:

  • Edition sidebar – quickly access your editions within categories such as business, sports, etc.
  • Fast scan – Vertical swipe to scan an edition, horizontal swipe advances to next edition
  • Edition-section chooser – Choose “Customize” to filter out sections
  • Unread marks – Read stories are marked. (Setting to hide)
  • Breaking stories – ranked by Google News. Links to full length content.
  • Saved stories – star for future reference
  • New catalog design
  • Widget

So be sure to hit up the download link below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments.

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