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Google Play Newsstand On Android

Dec 12, 2013 10:43 AM EST


Google Play Newsstand launched last month on Android. Available at the Google Play store, Google Play Newsstand lets Android users discover more of the news and magazines they are loyal to within the app. There is also a Read Now feature where users have access to content via the Newsstand app. 30-day trials are also offered for many of the titles. Users can also bookmark favorite stories and the app give recommendations.

Google Play Newsstand

The application is available for Android tablets or smartphones. Users can catch up on anything from breaking news to articles. The app content is featuring audio, video and more. Users can also get both free and paid news plus subscribe to full HD magazines. Google Play Newsstand requires Android versions 2.2 and higher.

Key app features include: Explore categories like Arts & Photography, Business & Finance, Food & Drink and more and subscribe to topics tagged to the articles that interest readers most, Go Offline with any news edition, topic or magazine without missing a page, Bookmark news stories, All in one -- Google Play Newsstand lets users set Google Currents subscriptions and Google Play Magazines.

Google Play Newsstand offers more than 1,900 free and paid, full length publications that offer subscription to or follow. Features also include for Android readers a way to subscribe to the publications and topics while at the same time build their own newsroom. Partners include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Esquire, Elle, Vanity Fair, People, Wired, Saveur, Huffington Post, The Guardian, and more.

Publications Include:

Newspaper Subscriptions: Full-length content from some of the world’s top newspapers including The Australian, The Financial Times, Los Angeles Times, The National Post, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal.

Magazines: Hundreds of HD magazines like Better Homes & Gardens, The Economist, Esquire, Fast Company, Forbes, Game Informer, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Shape, TIME, Vanity Fair and WIRED, from publishers like American Media Inc., Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, TIME Inc., and more.

Blogs: Favorite blogs like Apartment Therapy, Colossal, Cool Hunting, Flavorpill, Saveur Daily, TMZ and The Verge.

News sites: Leading news sites like ABC News, The Atlantic, CBS Sports, CNET, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, The Guardian, NPR, Reuters, The Telegraph, and more.

*Google Newsstand Blog

Google Play Newsstand

Google Play Newsstand features over hundreds of premier publishers. For Android users based in the US, Canada, UK or Australia, the Google Play Magazines app has already been upgraded. In all other countries, the Google Play Newsstand app for Android is available for download from Google Play. Google Current users can upgrade to Play Newsstand by downloading the new app. Newsstand definitely has something for everyone!

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