Google News & Weather app gets major overhaul | Android Central. Google News was the forgotten Android app. Now, however, the best news aggregator on the planet for mobile devices has been recreated with a modern feel, and it is a great way to skim through the headlines. If you want a composite of world views on a news topic of the day, you can't do better. Combined with Google Now, your device can be your sole connection to the world. When you look up, of course.