Your Android phone is a great device to stay-up-to-date with the latest news. Major news organizations and other media have launched great apps which will bring you the latest news.

Below you will find the best news apps for your Android phone.

NY Times Android App

The NY Times is the official New York Times app for Android devices, which enables you to read the New York Times while being mobile. The app is very user-friendly and easy to navigate. The font size is adjustable, so it is possible to adjust it to your specific screen size. You can access the various sections and articles, read the content offline and have the ability to watch videos. You can also share articles via social networks, e-mail or text messages.


Do you want to stay-up-to-date with the latest weather news? The app from AccuWeather is a free and very complete Android app, giving you accurate and localized weather news, updated hourly.

The app has multiple weather views, including animated satellite and radar images, interactive Google maps and videos. For severe weather conditions like thunderstorms, snow, ice, high winds and tornadoes, the app will send out weather warnings.

USA Today Android App

The USA Today Android App is the official USA Today app, optimized for mobile use, giving you news headlines, weather forecasts, sports scores, Day in pictures and much more. The free app structures the news headlines in an organized way and is very useful for quickly staying up-to-date while being mobile.

BuzzBox News

BuzzBox is an award winning free RSS reader that has a rich, easy and clean interface and a lot of options to customize this app to your liking. You can create personalized feeds, based on your selection of blogs, newspapers and other news websites.

Buzzbox will sort stories based on a combination of popularity over time and your personal preferences – creating your personal BuzzRank. With one click it is possible to share your favorite stories with your friends on Twitter, Facebook, mms, sms and email.

The app comes with a selection of different home page widgets to choose from.

AP Mobile

AP Mobile is the official Android app from Associated Press. The app has a clean and easy user interface and is highly customizable, because you can control which stories you want to see and what the order of that news should be. Like most news apps, AP Mobile is also integrated with social networks like Twitter and Facebook.


NewsRob is an easy to use RSS/Atom reader that automatically synchronizes with Google Reader or RSS feeds. You can receive alerts of new feed content. In the paid version of NewsRob you can add notes to an article or view/make comments.

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