Apple News Gets Redesign With Simpler Interface, Subscriptions and More

Today at its WWDC keynote, Apple announced a redesigned version of Apple News, which the company says has 60 million monthly active users and over 2,000 publications. The new Apple News includes a simpler, bolder interface similar to the Apple Music redesign. It also includes new features like subscriptions, breaking news alerts and more.

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Apple News now includes subscriptions, allowing users to read news from select publications within the News app. The For You section also comes broken up into smaller sections to make it easier to follow, including a trending news section and the topics a user follows. News can also create new topic sections based on what you read. There are also featured stories hand-picked by Apple's editors.

The new app can also send breaking news alerts to a user's lock screen, allowing readers to quickly and easily get the news they need.

The new Apple News will be a part of iOS 10, which will debut in the fall.

Related Forum: iOS 10

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Top Rated Comments

MVallee Avatar
106 months ago
So I guess News is still not coming to Canada...
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KALLT Avatar
106 months ago
The big titles remind me of excellent newspapers like The Sun.

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Carlanga Avatar
106 months ago
yawn, good to know I still cannot remove apple apps like these.
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FieldingMellish Avatar
106 months ago
Interesting to see updates to apps I've never launched before.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
naeS1Sean Avatar
106 months ago
This is the worst announcement that I've ever seen by them, in my opinion.
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
centauratlas Avatar
106 months ago
It isn't impressive, that is for sure. Allowing people to subscribe to custom feeds, would be a good feature - e.g. I don't want to see everything from the NY Times or WSJ, I want something curated by someone outside Apple.
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