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Jul 15, 2013
2.2 and up
Avg. score: 4.1
Rating: 45992

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Google Currents


Google Currents Description

Google Currents delivers beautiful magazine-like editions to your tablet and smartphone for high speed and offline reading. Features include:

* Publisher editions - Publishers such as Forbes, The Guardian, TechCrunch, PBS, Saveur, and more have produced hundreds of editions including full length, in-depth articles, videos, fine photography, and slideshows. Editions are free - covering news, business, lifestyle, fashion, sports, science, technology, design, food, entertainment and more.

* Fast scan - A new navigation mode lets you quickly swipe vertically to discover unread stories within an edition, swipe horizontally to move to the next edition within a category. Or, use the “sidebar” to jump ahead to a specific edition.

* Breaking stories - Google Currents uses Google search technology to deliver the hottest breaking stories in categories such as world, entertainment, sports, science, and more. As you travel to different countries, additional breaking stories are added to match your location.

* Saved stories - Run across an in-depth article that you want to read later, or a special recipe you want to keep? Star any story to be saved for later, in your personal Saved stories edition.

* Your favorite blogs and feeds - Instantly, turn your Google Reader subscriptions, or any of your favorite blogs/feeds into a beautiful edition with a magazine feel.

* Translate - Currents uses Google translate technology to translate editions into a preferred language of your choice. 44 languages are supported.

* Widget - Immediately see fresh news on your android home screen with the Google Currents widget.

Each edition is available for high speed offline reading, and provides quick-touch sharing. Google Currents self-adapts to differently sized phones and tablets, with subscriptions synchronized across devices. Google Currents - a reading experience not to be missed.

Named by New York Times, The Next Web, SlashGear and more as a top 10 Android app.

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Google Play Comments

Best press reader I've foundImpressive selection of free magazines and newspapers. Works perfectly on Asus Eeepad and samsung galaxy nexus.and seems pretty good at syncing issues in the background so it's still usable without an internet connection
Confused by the qualityGoogle is known for quality. How can this app only allow downloads of content to be stored on the main phone memory? It ran out the first time I used the app! Oh, and no gear icon to provide feedback per Google's support site. Uninstalled, but I was actually looking forward to using this.
Uses too much memoryI really like the GUI; it is well-designed, responsive, and user-friendly. However, the app's garbage collection could use a big improvement! Granted, I have a lot of sources in the library, but the app reaching 26+ MB worth of just data is not acceptable. Moving the app to the SD card doesn't seem to help any and I'm forced to manually clean the data almost after every use of the app. Uninstalling now until this is fixed, which I hope it will be since the app has great potential. Thank you.

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