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December 25, 2006

Customize Google News Mobile

The mobile version of Google News, easily accessible at on your mobile phone, can be customized. You can choose the sections that are interesting to you and their order. Another new feature is custom sections: you can see the news that talk about your favorite topics.

All these features were already available in the regular Google News, but Google doesn't preserve your settings in the mobile version. You don't spend too much time reading news on your phone, so it's a good idea to select only the sections that matter to you.

{ Via Steve Rubel. }


  1. A suggestion for google:
    The url of mobile website should be as short as possible.

  2. You can just go to on your mobile phone. You'll find links to Google News, Gmail, Personalized Homepage.

    So there's no need to remember any URL.

  3. Some interesting bits from an Indian site:

    [Eric] Schmidt said every analysis had shown that the mobile phone is the "simplest, biggest space for us" because prices are falling dramatically, people carry it all the time, and there's so much you can do with a phone. "We are trying to find out what are the applications you can put on the phones —there's gaming, e-commerce…."