Best and most complete apps to see and read the news of the day on your smartphone or tablet (Android and iOS)

The smartphone is the best tool to follow the latest news of the day, getting both local news and national and international news.

Being updated on the latest news is always very important, which is why we have created a guide on how to read the latest news on android and iphonetaking advantage of both the functions included in the latest versions of operating systems and using apps to read the news.

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1) Google Discover

Google Discover The best tool to read up-to-date news is Google Discoverthe news and news page of all kinds that can be easily obtained both on Android phones (where it is often integrated into the launcher) and on iPhones (where it is necessary to download an app).

Those who own an Android phone just have to go to the main screen of the launcher and scroll from left to right: in most cases we will see the Google Discover screen appear with personalized news; if the screen does not appear, open the app Settingslet’s go to the Launcher menu and enable Google Discover.

Alternatively we can download Nova Launcher or the app by Google on Android to get the same news seen on Discover.

If, on the other hand, we use an iPhone, just download the app Google o l’app Google Chrome to have access to the news provided by Google Discover.

2) Bing

Bing Another valid app for reading the news on the phone and also obtaining information on the weather and stock market securities is Bing, the search app developed by Microsoft and available for Android and for iPhones.

With the app we will have direct access to breaking news but we will also get news based on our geographical location (local news) and news based on previous searches or on sites we have recently opened through the Bing app.

In addition to news, you can use this app to access Bing Chatthe AI ​​engine developed by Microsoft capable of answering any curiosity, as well as providing verified news on any topic.

3) Google News

Google News The application Google News can now be installed for free on Android come on iPhone.

The news are those of Google News which collects the main news of online newspapers. In the options it is possible to change the location of the news by choosing to read those of the Italian newspapers. The news is also separated by topics that you can exclude at will.

The application also has two different widgets to get the weather for the next few days, to read the latest news headlines or to see a box with both.

4) Microsoft Start

Microsoft Start Microsoft Startavailable for Android e iPhoneis the best alternative to Google News to read any news from Italy and abroad.

The app is updated, modern and full of content. Compared to Google News, it is also more customizable on the first page, thus choosing the topics you are most interested in and with a widget to keep fixed on the screen.

5) Flipboard

Flipboard Flipboard per Android and for iPhone is a complete application where you can create your own personalized newspaper with chosen topics and sources.

This is the best app for anyone looking for an app with super smooth interface, very easy and beautiful to move and handle. The app makes personalized reading its strong point: we choose what to read and what to add to the feed, so that we can stay updated on everything without having to open individual sites or subscribe to your favorite newspapers and magazines.

More apps to read the news on your phone

There is no shortage of alternative apps to read the news, it’s only up to us to choose the most convenient, most immediate or most complete app for receiving the news.

1) Telegram is the WhatsApp-like messaging app that also includes the channel feature. In practice, by subscribing to a channel on Telegram, it is possible to receive news from the sources of interest. We have seen a list of channels to follow on Telegram in another article and, on this occasion, we remind you that there is also the channel.

2) Feedly per Android and for iPhone, and the best application for reading blog feeds, ideal for Google Reader orphans. Feedly has a swipe-based speed reading system and allows you to add new sources to follow other news. With Feedly it is also very easy to share news on social networks and on Facebook.

3) Squidis an app for Android and iPhone that allows us to create our own personalized news channel by choosing the categories that interest us, with no choice limits with the possibility of eliminating some of the sources we don’t want to read, to further personalize our channel .

4) Flym News Reader (Android only) is a feed reader for blogs and news sites that works in a similar way to Feedly, with the difference that it is free and open source, without ads and then with the possibility of being able to read the news and new posts also offline, after it syncs.

5) Press reviewper Android, is the app for those who want to read the main online newspapers directly on their smartphone or tablet. In this regard, it must be kept in mind that some newspapers such as Corriere and Repubblica are paid for in the mobile version. To open sites in PC version, on mobileyou need to change the user agent on the browser as explained in the guide.

6) First Pages is an app only for Android, very nice, to be able to see and read the front pages of the main newspapers on newsstands every day.

7) Italian newspapers per Android and for iPhone they are two similar applications, which act as news aggregators for the main newspapers, very good and complete.

8) How2do Tech, the best of all the store, is the app to follow the news of this blog. After this it shouldn’t take anything else to be super knowledgeable about Android and well educated in IT and technology. Obviously this is a non-partisan judgement.


Reading the news is important for do not miss anything that happens in the world and in the country in which we live: it is always advisable to carve out some time to read and to stay informed, trying to open only the sites that we like or that provide the news with the quality that we expect to find in all the articles.

To learn more we can read our guides on how to save online news and articles to read later come on how to read each site’s RSS feed.


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