Another Free Windows 8 News App: Niiiws

Niiiws is a free Windows 8 News App. You can use it to browse and read news from America, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Ireland, Great Britain, France and Brazil. The app shows latest news from categories like politics, business, sports, culture, etc., from some  of the best news source like Washington Post, Boston Business Journal, and USA Today. Along with that, you have the functionality to share what you read with others over the internet using the Windows 8 Share Charm.

Niiiws is freely available in the News & Weather category of the Windows Store.

Read News from top news sources using this Windows 8 News app

As you launch this Windows 8 News app for the first time, it will prompt you to choose a country for which this app should display the news for. Thereafter, anytime you launch the app, you can specify the country whose news you want to read.

Niiiws- Choose the country

Thereafter, the news from that country grouped in categories like Politics, Culture, Business, Sports, and many others would be shown. You can go to a particular category and can read the related news. The news will be available as tiles.

Niiiws- categories

You can choose a particular news from the appearing news items and can then use the arrows on the left and right sides to browse through the other news articles in the same category.

Niiiws- News view

Along with that, you can use the upper flyout of this Windows 8 News app, to get to a particular category of news from that country. In order to use the upper flyout, right click anywhere on the news.

Niiiws- Use the flyout

You can use the bottom flyout of this Windows 8 News app, and the link option will let you know the exact location of that news article on the Internet.

You can share news from the app using the Windows 8 Share Charm.

Apart from that, you can register for a free account to customize which news should appear when you use this Windows 8 News app.

Niiiws- Customize

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Key Features of Niiiws

  • Get News from some  of the best news source like Washington Post, Boston Business Journal, USA Today, and many others.
  • Support Desktop devices, phones, and other touch enabled devices.
  • Free availability: This Windows 8 News app is freely available in the Windows Store.
  • Nice Interface: The Interface of this News app is quite nice. It uses good quality photos and images.
  • Ability to customize the news appearing in the app by freely registering .
  • News are categorized which may be helpful in browsing.

My Final Say on Niiiws

Finally, I would like to say that this Windows 8 News app can turn out to be fruitful for you if you are looking for a news reading app for your Windows 8 device. It provides news from some of the best news sources which are considered to be most reliable. Also the working of the app is quite easy. Try it for sure and tell us your experiences via comments.

Get Niiiws here.