Featured: Top 10 Best News and Magazine Apps for Android

You are probably interested in more than just Android news, right? Luckily there's an app for that, or is that apps? We've gathered the top 10 best News and Magazine apps for Android here, so let's take a look at them.

Press (RSS Reader)

Some of you probably remember when Google News died a few years ago. Many of us were looking for a replacement to get our news. Luckily Press was one of them. It reads all your RSS feeds for you, and it looks good while doing so. It has a very fast and clean design, and it's also tablet-optimized.


Feedly quickly became one of the more popular news apps, once Google News was no more. Feedly could quickly import all of your Google News data, which was a huge plus for a lot of people. It also has a few themes for the web version as well as the app, and a few different ways of showing your content. Recently, it also underwent a Material redesign, so it looks amazing.


Looking to read some magazines? Well Zinio has over 5,000 magazines there for you to choose from. Making it easy to read your favorite magazines straight from your Android tablet or smartphone. You can also make these magazines available offline, so you can read them while on the subway or traveling where you don't have WiFi.

Google Play Newsstand

Want your news and magazines together? Well with Google Play Newsstand, Google has done just that. You can subscribe to all the sites you want as well as subscribing to your favorite magazines. Once more this app is pre-installed on every Android smartphone that's certified by Google.

Appy Geek

With Appy Geek, you aren't really subscribing to individual sites for news. You are subscribing to topics. So if you subscribe to Android, you'll get pretty much anything about Android from around the web. It's pretty nice and allows you to discover new sites to get your news from.


SmartNews is a rather new news app that allows you to browse headlines and if you find something you want to read, just simply tap on the headline to read the full article. It has a nice and simple UI, which makes it easy to use. While it's not material design, it does still look pretty nice.

News Republic

With News Republic you can get the latest breaking news as it's breaking. News Republic also learns what you read, which is why it's important to rate what you've read. So that News Republic can recommend more items for you to read. News Republic also powers HTC's Blinkfeed.


Flipboard, which is included in most Samsung smartphones, allows you to literally flip through the news. As if it were a real magazine. It will also recommend more news for you to read that's similar to what you've already read.

Yahoo News Digest

Want to keep up on the latest news, but don't have a whole lot of time to do so? Yahoo's News Digest brings you the biggest news of the day in the morning and also in the evening. So you can read the news while you're having your morning coffee as well as when you're on your way home from work.

LinkedIn Pulse

LinkedIn recently bought Pulse, which was a great news reader. They've mostly kept it running separate, although now Pulse is integrated into LinkedIn. With the app, you can keep up with your favorite news sites and see what's been going on today.

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