We are almost twenty years into the 21st century, and times are changing. People have changed their lifestyle, prominent example being, ten years ago, people did not rely much on smartphones (especially on internet). Look around you now, in fact, look in your hand, that definitely is a smartphone with internet access. So, it can be concluded by saying that times have changed.Change is good, change is needed. Maybe that is the reason why the Renaissance took place in Europe. People wanted change and they got it. Anyway, smartphones have been in use from quite long now and people rely on them for almost every day-to-day activity. Be it booking tickets, playing movies, music, games and what not! The constant use of smartphones has changed the way the world works.
UC News, an Introduction-
We rely on news a lot. Everybody is interested in knowing about the happenings around themselves. Be it related to world affairs, sports, weather, or even local news, without news the world would allegedly be still.Talking of news, smartphones (with internet access) are a good mode of getting all the latest news with merely a touch of a button (or not). But a big question that arises is, where to find the perfect news? Well, fear not, because yet again, UC Web is at our service and this time with a news app. Yes, the UC News.
About UC News-
UC News has been created by UC Web (the company behind the world-famous UC Browser), with Alibaba Group as its parent company. The website/app was launched by UC as an embedded plugin to their UC Browser. Though, a sometime back, a full-fledged app was made public by UC Web and it took over the world of news by storm. Every Android user started chanting to the tunes of UC News in no time. The app has been praised even by the gravest of the critics and has become a great hit in countries like India and Indonesia.As per Economic Times,in April, UC News had more than 100 million active users in the aforementioned countries, which surpassed sum of individual news apps of many well-known news channels/papers.
Features of UC News. Why should people choose UC News over other apps?
When it comes to providing features, Alibaba equips its apps with almost every possible attribute. Take an example of UC Browser , Vidmate , Aliexpress And 9Apps. You can surf the internet, download content, play games, download videos and even download other apps with it! Talking of UC News, following are some features that make it stand tall in the pool of news apps-
- Be it sports, worldly affairsor even regional news, UC brings every single news update under its Breaking News column. You can select your field of interest and the app sends notifications for the breaking news.
- The news feed is huge. Since the app updates itself from a lot of local media, it has support for almost 20 regional languages including English, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malyalam etc.
- It even provides all the Hollywood/Bollywood gossips under its entertainment section.
- News is customized in such a manner that only that news which pleases you will be featured on your timeline.
- From the latest update, it has even started to feature offline news support. So, just download the latest news for the day and view it anytime, anywhere.
How to install UC News?
To install UC News app follow the following steps-
- Download the .APK file and save it to a safe location on your device.
- Using a file manager, search for the downloaded file on your device.
- Go to Settings > Security Settings.
- There, turn on Enable Installation from Unknown Sources.
- After that, click on the .APK file and start the installation.
- Create a home-screen shortcut, if needed.