Android : News

Maximise your Google Android phone with the best Android apps reviewed and ready for download.

Best news apps with RSS feeders, news widgets and weather apps, so you’ll be the first to know.

1
Google Currents

Google Currents

Turning the web into magazines

3
2

FREE

2
The Times

The Times

Not perfect but one of the best paper apps for tablets

3
3

FREE

3
The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times

Spin-off app is decent enough if you don’t mid a wait

3
3

FREE

4
Taptu

Taptu

News aggregation just got that little bit more exciting

5
2

FREE

5
Feedly

Feedly

Lapping up all of the web’s content so your brain doesn’t have to

4
2

FREE

6
New Scientist

New Scientist

Get mobile access to everything on the New Scientist website via this app.

3
3

FREE

7
Sky Sports News

Sky Sports News

Great app for keeping updated on all things sporting

5
2

FREE

8
The Economist

The Economist

Subscription-based app set to make you a whole lot smarter

4
2

FREE

9
Magic Seaweed Surf Forecast

Magic Seaweed Surf Forecast

This app provides everything you need to know before heading down to the beach with your board.

3
3

FREE

10
Engadget

Engadget

Get the latest tech news and reviews direct to your phone, courtesy of Engadget.

4
2

FREE

11
AG Newspapers UK Free

AG Newspapers UK Free

AG Newspapers UK gives you easy access to a huge pile of newspapers and magazines

4
3

FREE

12
CNN

CNN

A great news app with some of the best multimedia functionality around.

4
2

FREE

13
Beeb Anywhere

Beeb Anywhere

Keep up to date with BBC News and Sport via this feeder app.

4
2

FREE

14
BBC News

BBC News

Official BBC News app finally arrives but is it worth the wait?

4
2

FREE

15
Read It Later Pro

Read It Later Pro

Read the web offline with this innovative app

4
3

£0.61

16
News Republic

News Republic

News Reader to give you your topical story fix

4
2

FREE

17
Pulse

Pulse

A news reader that definitely isn’t flatlining

5
2

FREE

18
The Guardian Anywhere

The Guardian Anywhere

Forget the Guardian website, this app allows you to read the paper’s content offline and in your own time.

4
7

FREE

19
Sky News

Sky News

Bite-sized chunks of the news, complete with video and Sky News comment

4
2

FREE

20
NYTimes

NYTimes

Read all about it, all the news from New York and beyond

4
2

FREE

21
Express News

Express News

Taking feeds from the Associated Press, Express News brings you all the top stories in real time.

4
2

FREE

22
Weather Bug

Weather Bug

Want to know what’s happening with the weather all over the world? Weather Bug gives you detailed accounts of all things climate-based.

4
3

FREE

23
BBC News

BBC News

Feed all the latest BBC News headlines to your Android device, in an easy to access service.

4
3

FREE

24
Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph’s free news app bids for Android supremacy with a skinned reworking of the paper’s mobile website.

3
3

FREE

25
Flash News for Android

Flash News for Android

Collating information from Google’s news RSS, the Flash News app keeps you up to date with what’s happening in the world.

3
2

FREE