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This article was published on October 7, 2014


Google rolls out local News & Weather app for iOS

Google rolls out local News & Weather app for iOS Image by: AFP/Getty Images


Roberto Baldwin
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Roberto Baldwin

Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015. Roberto Baldwin was a reporter for The Next Web in San Francisco between April 2014 and March 2015.

Google just introduced a new app for iOS that displays local news and weather. It’s like the nightly local news except on your iPhone or iPad.

screen568x568The News & Weather app for iOS is “your comprehensive and personalized view of headline stories and local news and weather,” according to Google. The free app pulls from 65,000 publications with 60 country-specific editions. The app can also be customized to show news by topic, like Hollywood, Fashion and NASA. Until now, only Android had the News & Weather app.

For hyper-local news, you can drill down and see local opinions and perspectives.

The weather feature show the forecast for the next four days in addition to the current day. The app is rolling out now.

Google News & Weather [iOS]

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