SmartNews is an Android application that provides access to the global news from the top publishers. You will be able to browse headlines quickly, customize channels and read the articles offline. There is also a local map with daily weather forecasts, nearby crimes and wildfires.
The app contains a customizable news feed. You can choose the preferred categories and order them as you wish. It includes top articles, local news, topics you are following, politics, entertainment content and many more. Here it is also possible to check real-time covid reports as well as trendy TV shows and where to watch them.
Each piece of content, whether it is a video or an article, has its own list of recommended stories. Thus, you can go deeper into the topic.
There is an offline mode, if you want to save and read articles later. You also have an option to share the content on social networks. Moreover, a Twitter integration is presented, so that you will be able to see its popular stories right from the app.
As mentioned before, there is a local map. It provides info about daily forecasts, weather alerts, nearby crime reports and related news articles.
On top of that, you can search for news, topics or publishers via keywords.
- offers the latest news and popular content from all over the world;
- has a customizable feed similar to BBC News;
- contains a local map with weather and important events;
- there are push notifications for breaking news;
- app is free to download and use;
- compatible with current Android versions.