Google has rolled out a major update of their Currents mobile app for Android devices.
The new version features an overhauled user interface with the sliding menu which has become a new standard in Android UI.
Users get the ability to quickly scan headlines and breaking news in a card like design structure similar to Google Now and Google+ mobile apps.
Google highlighted the changes:
* Edition sidebar - quickly access your editions within categories such as business, sports, etc.
* Fast scan - Vertical swipe to scan an edition, horizontal swipe advances to next edition
* Edition-section chooser - Choose “Customize” to filter out sections
* Unread marks - Read stories are marked. (Setting to hide)
* Breaking stories - ranked by Google News. Links to full length content.
* Saved stories - star for future reference
* New catalog design
- key specs
- reviews • 40
- TypeMobile / embedded OS
- Source modelOpen
- ReleasedJuly 9, 2012