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Google News website receives tablet UI facelift

Starting today, Google will be improving the Google News webpage reading experience on 7- and 10-inch tablets. Rolling out over the next few days, the new interface provides a more intuitive navigation paradigm letting users swipe between categories and more simply select articles. There's also a new "Explore in depth" button that lets you see more information and related articles to a particular story that you're reading.

Google notes that the Google News page provides other news sites with over 6 billion visits per month, so this is an important set of updates for the platform. You can view the new UI at on your tablet now.

Source: Google News Blog

Andrew was an Executive Editor, U.S. at Android Central between 2012 and 2020.

  • I'm loving these UI overhauls but why did they take so long to implement? I'm really starting to enjoy using my tablet again.
  • Yay for tablet love!!
  • I like it, but seems lagged swiping to another news topic.
  • I prefer the Kindle Fire HD. The interface is amazing and it's very easy to use. It's a great combination of functional and simple. Check out its Amazon page( if you want to compare what they bring to the table.