Associated Press is a free Windows 8 official news app of Associated Press. You can read all the news from Associated Press on your Windows 8 easily. The app provides a wide coverage of global as well as local news.
The app categorizes the news in different categories: Top, Sports, Entertainment, World, Featured, US News, Oddities, Politics, Technology, Business, Lifestyle, Travel, Health and Science, and Religion. Each news is explained with relevant pictures.
To read news as per your location, you can add the Zip Code of your location and can read news accordingly. You can even share any news in the form of image using Windows 8 share charm.
It automatically updates the news, or you can manually update it. The news are updated on Live Tile of Windows 8 Start screen as well.
The app has a very clean interface. You can easily access each and every news without doing much.
Reading News With Associated Press Official News App For Windows 8:
You can get Associated Press app free from Windows store by using the link given at the end of this review.
After launching the app, you will find different categories of news. Each category contains some news relevant to the same. Scroll right ti find more categories. The different categories are Top, Sports, Entertainment, World, Featured, US News, Oddities, Politics, Technology, Business, Lifestyle, Travel, Health and Science, and Religion.
Click on any category to read news relevant to that category only. It will show news with wide coverage and with relevant pictures. All categories contain a search box as well. You can search for anything and it will show relevant news, if any.
To read local news as per your location, right click anywhere on the Home page of the app. On the bottom, you will get Location option. Type your Zip Code and start reading local news.
You can add more than one Zip code. After adding Zip Codes, you will find one more category “Local” has been added on the Home Screen. You can read the local news by clicking on that.
You can even share any news using Windows 8 share charm. It lets you share the news in the form of an image.
Associated Press app is a very useful news app for Windows 8 . You can easily and efficiently access news in the app. The best thing I find in this app is that it lets you search news for any location.