Google revamps News for mobile, boosts in-depth article tool for search

Google revamps News on Android and iOS, adds in-depth article tool to search
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Google has launched a new look Google News mobile web app for iOS and Android devices, giving the site a new, easier to read, look and feel.

The revamped service, which is currently rolling out in the US and coming to international smartphones soon, makes it easier for users to browser the feed at as well as keep track of individual stories.

Users of Google's 'real time newsdesk' are also able to change the theme to a black background and white text, while an easy share button now appears beneath the top stories.

The company is also making it easier to navigate to different sections, while the popular weather widget from the desktop version has also been integrated into to the local news section.

In-depth binge

Meanwhile, Google has also expanded its in-depth article search tool, making it easier for users to immerse themselves in extensive coverage of a subject or event, Engadget reports.

Now the 'in-depth articles' Knowledge Graph box, which appears to the right of search results now offers a link at the bottom promising 10 more like minded articles.

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Chris Smith

A technology journalist, writer and videographer of many magazines and websites including T3, Gadget Magazine and He specializes in applications for smartphones, tablets and handheld devices, with bylines also at The Guardian, WIRED, Trusted Reviews and Wareable. Chris is also the podcast host for The Liverpool Way. As well as tech and football, Chris is a pop-punk fan and enjoys the art of wrasslin'.