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Apps That Deliver News Headlines on Your Android Smartphone

written by: Vasanth•edited by: Simon Hill•updated: 5/20/2011

Stay up-to-date on current events with the following Android news feed apps. Learn about the features of each app and decide which one is best for you.

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    NewsRoom RSS News Reader

    NewsRoom RSS News Reader Android App This app is designed to display the news content from multiple sites. The app is great for reading full articles, instead of previews of articles, and it has a simple layout. It has a relatively low impact on the battery life since news feeds are available offline. Some users have noted a problem with the auto-update feature, which can reduce the quality of the app. The NewsRoom RSS News Reader app is available at the Android Market for $4.99.

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    FeedR News Reader

    FeedR News Reader Android App Read the latest news headlines from your favorite websites with FeedR News Reader. This Android news feed app lets you search for news feeds and preview them before incorporating them into the app. The content of the news feeds can be viewed offline, including images. You can customize the appearance of the app, and you can store the news feeds on the SD card. In addition, the app features a widget for the home screen of your Android smartphone. This app is available at the Android Market for $1.99.

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    NewsRob Android App Another highly rated news feed app for Android smartphones is NewsRob. It displays news feeds from various websites, and it automatically syncs with Google Reader. You can view full articles offline with this app. Some users have noted that the app doesn't take up that much memory on the phone since articles are cached to the SD card. This is a free app available at the Android Market.

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    RssDemon News & Podcast Reader

    RssDemon News & Podcast Reader Android App Easily subscribe to news feeds, blog feeds, and podcast feeds with RssDemon News & Podcast Reader. This Android news feed app supports several news feed formats and an easy to use search feature to find your favorite news feeds. You can download full articles and podcasts and view and listen to them offline. The app integrates with Google Reader and can be moved to the SD card. This is a free app available at the Android Market.

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    Pulse News

    Pulse News Android App This app takes news feeds and transforms them into a mosaic, with each picture linking to an article. You can share an article with others by posting it to Facebook or Twitter. The touchscreen interface is really simple, requiring only a tap to open the article and two taps to send the article via a social networking site. The free Pulse News app is available at the Android Market.

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    A news feed app on your Android phone is a great source of information. If you're on a budget, consider downloading the free apps mentioned above. Try them out and see which one is best for you. Pulse News has a unique user interface. Its numerous news feeds and sharing features give it an edge over similar apps.

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