India has surpassed US to become the No. 2 global internet user market, only behind China. We have the largest young population in the world and are a source of enormous demand for apps. Young Indians are driving the digital media consumption and there is a remarkable market for diversity of apps. App usage is fast shifting from socializing and entertainment to more functional categories that are utilitarian and enhance productivity: personalisation and news are currently the fastest growing app categories in India.
With scores of news sources and an imminent information overload, news aggregators come in handy. They are a great tool to receive personalized news content, right on your mobile device. However, it’s a crowded market. Below are some of the top ones worth your time –
Google News – Offers a wide variation of news stories from multiple publishers. Alongside the headlines and local weather, users can browse “Suggested for you,” an area for news stories catered to your most recent searches. Users are also able to highlight an individual topic, such as technology, for all of the current news.
Flipboard – A social-network aggregation, Flipboard is a magazine-format mobile app that is localized in more than 20 languages. The software collects content from social media and other websites, presents it in magazine format, and allows users to “flip” through their social-networking feeds and feeds from websites that have partnered with the company.
Dailyhunt (formerly NewsHunt) provides news about politics, sports, technology, business, entertainment & more for India & World which help us to stay updated with live breaking news, daily news headlines & today’s top stories. The news is also available in local Indian languages – Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bangla, Gujarati, Urdu, Oriya & Punjabi.
UC News brings together news content from over 20 featured channels, including news, cricket, technology, entertainment, movies, lifestyle and more. UC News offers a platform that brings together both traditional and new media content creators in a single place, and introduces them to millions of Indian users who already enjoy a faster browsing experience on UC Bowser. UC News provides relevant, local and community-centric content. It is an easy-to-use app, and features a unique and highly user-friendly interface along with a pleasant and uncluttered reading experience.