◆ Sony's News App "Socialife" Has Been Reborn as "News Suite"! ◆ ★Adding an RSS feed by entering the URL is now available (From February 8th) ★Smartphones with high-resolution displays now supported! (From February 8th) *Support for ...Read more
◆ Sony's News App "Socialife" Has Been Reborn as "News Suite"! ◆
★Adding an RSS feed by entering the URL is now available (From February 8th)
★Smartphones with high-resolution displays now supported! (From February 8th)
*Support for tablets is planned to be offered at a later date.
News Suite is a two-in-one news app featuring a new two-tab concept: switch between the "News" tab, where you can find out about all the latest current affairs, and the "My Feeds" tab, where you can read up on all the news that's most relevant to your own interests.
App Details ∙ All the latest current affairs are rounded up in the "News" tab: read up on such a wide range of seperately organized genres as "General News," "Entertainment," "Sports," "Food," and more. ∙ Enjoy a personalized selection of news relating to your own interests in the "My Feeds" tab. ∙ It couldn't be simpler to customize the "My Feeds" tab for yourself. Just choose topics from the News feed lists or enter in your favorite keywords. ∙ With the hugely popular "Keyword Register," just enter in the names of your favorite celebrities, companies, or the place you live, and instantly catch up on all the latest news about them sorted in chronological order. ∙ Save articles you're interested in to your bookmarks list, or share them to Facebook or Twitter ∙ Make sure you don't miss out on the most important news with push notifications.
★ As of the release date of January 18th, the following functions will no longer be supported. Thank you for your understanding. ∙ Browsing on Twitter ∙ Browsing YouTube
◆◇Tips for Use◇◆ ■ Setting Up Push Notifications ■ Users can receive periodic updates via push notifications with "Scheduled News," as well as push notifications for important news articles with "Additional feeds and other info of interest" You can turn notifications on or off, and set timings, by selecting "Settings," followed by "Notifications," from the upper right menu.
■ For Xperia Users Wishing to Uninstall the App ■ If you wish to uninstall the app from your Xperia device, you may or may not be able to do so depending on your device's model. In such cases, you can go to "Settings," followed by "Apps," and then select "Disable."
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UPDATED ON: Apr 6, 2016
SIZE Varies with device
INSTALLATIONS: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
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