Your news in one minute. Get the award-winning, addictively simple news app loved by millions. Our proprietary algorithm analyzes 13+ million articles a day to deliver the top trending stories from the sources you trust: NBC News, TechCrunch, ...Read more
Your news in one minute. Get the award-winning, addictively simple news app loved by millions.
Our proprietary algorithm analyzes 13+ million articles a day to deliver the top trending stories from the sources you trust: NBC News, TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, Bleacher Report, Quartz, The Verge, Vox.com, Reuters, AP, Perez Hilton and more.
Discover what’s trending around the world -- right now.
Lightning fast, zero loading time -- read offline.
Optimized for readability -- no fluff.
“Very minimalistic and simple to use.” - Paste
“With an interface that lets you browse headlines quickly, customize your channels and read the news offline, SmartNews is an excellent free alternative to other popular news apps.” - CNET
“Flick through the headlines, click on an article, and the text renders beautifully. Without Internet!” - FastCompany
SmartNews may use your current location to provide accurate weather forecasting, articles specific to your area, and enhance your social media options.
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UPDATED ON: Nov 19, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 5,000,000 - 10,000,000
LATEST VERSION: 2.4.7
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 2.2 and up
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
control vibration alert
Allows the application to control the vibration alert.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.
approximate (network-based) location
Access location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.