There are plenty of awesome Windows 8 news apps on the Windows Store, such as Euronews, Russia Today, Metro News, Financial Times, CNN and many, many others, but the Store falls short of reliable news aggregator apps. Welcome Newscron.
Newscron has released in the past news aggregation apps for users of iOS, Android and even Windows Phone devices and now it has decided that it’s time to take into consideration Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows RT users. The freshly released news aggregator app comes at a size of only 2.3 megabytes and can be downloaded completely for free (follow the link at the end of the article). Its functionality is pretty much similar to PressReader app, as it brings newspapers at your fingertips.
If you were looking for a Google Reader styled app, then this is not what you should be using, as it is built on a different format. When you will first start using the app, you will be asked to choose your news sources from a list provided, and there are only certain countries to choose from in the beginning. Also, they will be available in their respective languages, so if you choose a German newspapers, it will be available in German language.
Read European newspapers and magazines on Windows 8
Read your favorite European newspapers and magazines for free with Newscron! The App can be customized according to the geography and categories of the news you wish to receive. With Newscron, you can read the latest news from a vast variety of European newspapers and magazines. Articles are organized in a Timeline and by categories (latest news, sport, business, etc.), which makes news reading fast, pleasant and free! Download Newscron on your Windows device and you will never need another app to read the news!
So, as you can see, at the moment, Newscron is focused on European customers and lets them enjoy newspapers and magazines, and not your regular websites. Once you have picked your news sources, besides arranging stories by countries, you can also organize them in the following categories – latest, international, business, sports, business, life, motors, science and technology, entertainment, knowledge and culture. Newscron supports quite a list of important newspapers and magazines, and here are some of the most notable:
- UK: Daily Mail, The Independent, The Guardian, The Times, The Sun,The Telegraph
- Belgium: Flair, Geeko, L’Echo, L’Express, La Capitale, La Meuse, La Nouvelle Gazette, La Province
- France: Glamour, Le Figaro, Le Monde, Le Parisien, Libération, Voici
- Germany: Bild, Die Welt, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Der Spiegel, Der Stern, Die Zeit
- Italy: Corriere della Sera, Corriere Dello Sport, Il Giornale, Il Messaggero, La Repubblica, La Stampa
- España: Diario El Mundo, Diario Información, El Correo, El Diario, El Diario Montañés, El Diario Vasco, Marca
- Switzerland: Südostschweiz, Swissinfo , Tagesanzeiger, Tageswoche, Ticino News, Ticino on Line, Tribune de Genève
Download Newscron app for Windows 8, Windows 8.1