Google News & Weather App Updated with Material Design

Updated On: Saturday, March 12, 2016

Google News & Weather App for android got a massive update after long period. This update transformed the entire app to a new level. The app has fresh UI with material design, were material design is the UI concept completely going to available in Android L. This app version is named as v2.0 and it requires android 4.0 and up and it has a lot of features as listed below.

The app has “add sections” feature, so you can add news for your favorite contents. News editions are available for many countries and languages, so that you can read news in your own languages[if your language is listed]. Weather information is updated and the weather information are delivered from

Features :

  • You can Sign-in with Google account for Google News personalization.
  • The app now has Tablet support, so you can start installing the app in tablets as well.
  • Expand stories for snippets and related articles, e.g. Opinion, In-depth.
  • You can navigate sections via the menu or simple swipes.
  • Add Weather and local news for multiple places.
  • New re-sizable home screen widget with different sizes and formats.
  • Read globally – you can change editions for news in different countries.


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Download from Play Store

Size : 2.3 MB
Version : 2.0
Requires : Android 4.0 and Up

For some countries the app will show that this app is not available on your country, in that case try the mirror apk file from XDA Developers and install it manually.

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