News Apps

Feature rich Mobile Apps for your News Channel

Due to the fear of COVID, people adapting a digital news outlet for mobile rather than newspapers. News channels have seen benefits in expanded monetization options. Appsten helps you in develop a Mobile App for you news channel in a native, cross-platform, or hybrid app.




Features a Mobile app for a news outlet needs

To build a news app for your online magazine, you’ll need to first decide whether you want a native, cross-platform, or hybrid app and then features. Native apps are developed separately for iOS and Android, while cross-platform apps run on both; hybrid apps are something between a mobile app and a web page but they, too, work on both platforms.

Feature No. 1
Device Sync

t’s not uncommon for people to have several digital devices. Smart TVs can also be connected to the internet. By connecting a news app account to social networks, users can have the ultimate flexibility read from a smartphone while commuting to work or school by bus, then switch to a tablet when relaxing at home. A sign-up feature where users can create accounts by signing up via Facebook, Twitter, or Google is an essential feature

Feature No. 2
Filtering system

You need some kind of categorization for readers to easily find articles they’re interested in. Sorting content by topic is a basic feature, but you can also allow sorting by author. date, national or international, regional etc.,

Feature No. 2
Recommendations

Articles that on the some issues were worth reading. For cases like this, your app should have a feature for recommending similar articles. With the use of modern artificial intelligence (AI) engines and machine learning, recommendations can become highly precise and personalized, delighting your readers and making them come back to your app.

Feature No. 3
Geo-targeting

Geo-targeting means your news app will be able to know the location of users’ devices and send them news about events happening nearby. This feature is especially useful for apps delivering news about limited-time events,

Feature No. 4
Media Support

Enhance the impact of content through images, audio, and video materials liven up the feed in your News Mobile Apps. A video or a recording of a speech is always more emotional than the transcript. Make your readers care about the topics you cover by bringing them all kinds of experiences.

Feature No. 5
Filtering system

You need some kind of categorization for readers to easily find articles they’re interested in. Sorting content by topic is a basic feature, but you can also allow sorting by author. date, national or international, regional etc.,

GET IN TOUCH

Regardless of what type of news app you decide to build, there’s the issue of the back-end. A news app, be it an online magazine or an aggregator, requires a server to store data and settings. The server is responsible for data synchronization, alerts, notifications — all the features mentioned in our list above. At Appstan, our backend Mobile developers work with Ruby on Rails. It’s simple, light, and offers a huge selection of libraries. Alternatives include Python, Node.js, and Firebase.

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