NewsHog: News & Weather

NewsHog: News & Weather

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NewsHog is the most comprehensive, feature rich, free news and weather app on Google Play. NewsHog gives you the most news on any topic or location of your choice, aggregated via Google News. NewsHog has many advanced features such as summarization, reader mode, text to speech, offline reading and translation that take the Google News experience to the next level. NewsHog also provides weather forecasts for any location worldwide. NewsHog is a worthy replacement of the stock News and Weather app. Now you can also read a summary, save, share or listen to the latest news directly from your Android Wear watch!

NewsHog is a news app designed for avid news readers who want the latest news on their fingertips. Whether you are sitting down comfortably to read, or on-the-go, or even sleeping, NewsHog is there for you! Designed around the concept of channels (topics) rather than individual sources, NewsHog currently has more than 100 preconfigured channels (top news, business, technology, sports, etc.,) aggregating thousands of sources via Google News.

NewsHog also includes Google News Regional Editions for many countries, custom channels for any keyword, and even local news for any state, city or zip code. NewsHog is optimized for both phones and tablets, with a list layout for phones and optional grid and tile layouts for tablets.

Key Features:

* 100+ preset channels (tech, business, etc.), aggregated via Google News.

* Read full articles formatted beautifully for the mobile/tablet screen.

* Get instant access to articles pre-downloaded to save you time.

* Create custom channels for any keyword (eg. Olympics), or location.[1]

* Consume news faster with a 100 word summary of articles.[2]

* Use Text to Speech to listen to news when you are on the go.

* Articles are downloaded automatically for offline reading.

* Get weather forecasts for any location worldwide.

* Choose between list, grid and tile layout for 7" plus tablets.

* Choose between four color themes, including a night theme.

* Use Text to Speech Alarm to wake up to the latest news.

* Save articles for reading later within NewsHog or save to Pocket.

* Automatic country detection for Google News regional editions.[3]

* Share to Twitter, Facebook, Google+, email, Blogger, Tumblr, etc.

* Easily change font size in article view by pinching in article view.

* Shake phone/tablet to easily pause/play Text to Speech.

* Easily translate articles via Google Translate service.

* Swipe to easily change channel or read next article.

* Filter out read articles to only see unread articles, mark liked articles.

* Find articles containing any keyword using search option.

* News widget (home and lock screen) for easy access to the latest news.

* Shake device to bypass lockscreen and access NewsHog (optional).

Like NewsHog on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/newshog
Follow NewsHog on Twitter: https://twitter.com/newshogreader

[1] Full articles in reader mode are not available currently for custom channels. However, website mobilization of custom channels is available.

[2] Summarization is in beta and available only for a few US channels currently. It can be disabled via Preferences.

[3] Region can also be selected manually from Preferences. Some channels may not have regional editions. Google News Regional editions currently available for USA, UK, India (English, Hindi), Australia, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa, Philippines, Singapore, Ireland, Israel, France, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Brazil, China, Mexico, Russia, Argentina and Pakistan.

NewsHog is NOT an official app of Google News and is not affiliated with Google.

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Recently changed in this version

Version 3.3.3
Fixed custom channel update issue. If you continue having this problem, please email us.

Version 3.3.2
Regional editions added for Brazil, India (Hindi), China, Mexico, Russia, Argentina, and Pakistan
Improved translation of Spanish, German, French, Italian and Dutch editions.
UX improvements and bug fixes

Version 3.3.1
Now weather forecasts available worldwide
UI enhancements and bug fixes


Comments and ratings for NewsHog: News & Weather
  • (67 stars)

    by Brian O'Hanlon on 07/12/2014

    Generally quite a good little app. I took one star for stability (it crashes occasionally).

  • (67 stars)

    by Bob Moorehead on 07/12/2014

    Plenty of articles. Categorized well.

  • (67 stars)

    by Jayant Kumar on 07/12/2014

    Quite ok

  • (67 stars)

    by james graves on 07/12/2014

    Will not open it needs work weather is working now I have it on kindle hd 7 with great results

  • (67 stars)

    by shiv roy on 07/12/2014

    Gud

  • (67 stars)

    by norman marchese on 05/12/2014

    Good.

  • (67 stars)

    by Helder Somarrida on 05/12/2014

    Good news here