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“Very minimalistic and simple to use.” - Paste
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SmartNews may use your current location to provide accurate weather forecasting, articles specific to your area, and enhance your social media options.
This update addresses a bug with Android OS which can cause crashes on certain web pages.
SmartNews has gone global!
Since version 2.2, we provide an International edition for our readers to enjoy, in addition to the U.S. and Japan editions. Pull down on the news feed to reveal the Settings button in the upper right corner of the screen. Tap this button, then tap Edition to check out the new International option. You can switch editions at any time.