Google releases new customizable, detailed 'News and Weather' app

  • ANI, Washington
  • Updated: Oct 09, 2014 14:36 IST

Tech giant Google has recently released a new 'News and Weather' app for Apple iOS.

The app, released on Tuesday, displays the current weather and latest general news headlines on its home screen. From there, one can scroll down the screen to see a

selection of headlines across different topics, such as World News, Business, Technology, Entertainment, Sports and Health, CNET reported.

The Weather panel displays detailed information about the weather, including the projected temperatures and forecasts for current and forthcoming days.

While tapping the Headlines link at the top of the screen will lead users to a list of all covered topics, and one can tap the topic as per their interests to move directly to its headlines, report said.

Google says the app already provides news coverage from 65,000 different publications, and users can easily add more sources if they want.

Users can also add specific topics to the cover, they can also choose froma list of 60 countries to get location-based news.

With Google News and Weather, the search giant has fashioned a nicely-designed program that's easy to use and simple to customize, the report added.

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