Friday, 9 May 2014

Yahoo's News Digest App launched for Android smart phones and tablets

After a successful venture of Yahoo’s News digest App for iOS, now it has launched News Digest app for Android users also. Previously in iOS version, app offered news around United States and United Kingdom and available only in UK and US. In newly launched version for android offers Canadian and an English-language international edition. These 2 new editions join the existing US and UK versions of app which are available on iOS.

Yahoo's News Digest App launched for Android smart phones and tabletsYahoo's News Digest App launched for Android smart phones and tablets
News Digest App delivers news twice a day at 8 AM and 6 Pm local time. The android version also includes new home screen widget that will display recent unread news to make reading easy. The widget will also keeps track of what you have read and offers the same count down as in the app until your next day. The most popular international news can switch between all four editions to target at different audiences.
iOS version was launched in January and Yahoo says it has observed very encouraging behavior from App users. Yahoo senior director Maria Zhang said that 40% of the app’s total users open the news digest app every day. And she didn’t add any comment on how many downloads or users of the app are,

News Digest is compatible with Android 4.0 and later versions of the operating system, and can be downloaded from the Google Play Store. For now, the app is only available in English, but Yahoo promises to add versions in other languages soon


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