Apple’s latest and newest product, the Apple Watch has recently arrived in Singapore. The Apple Watch has attracted quite a bit of attention and fanfare worldwide and now it’s available in Singapore. Singtel announced a few days ago, on 26th June, for their support and customisation for the Apple Watch with the popular news app for local news and lifestyle content, the NewsLoop, customised for the Apple Watch.
Let me share with you more information on the NewsLoop app for Apple Watch from the press release –
With over 2.2 million downloads, over 600 publishers and 30 content categories, NewsLoop is the highest rated news app on Singapore’s Apple App Store and Google Play. It was named “one of Singapore’s essential apps” by Stuff magazine in 2014, and ranked “one of the world’s best apps” by HardwareMag in the same year.
Synced with the iPhone and designed for the wearable’s user interface, NewsLoop now incorporates quintessential Apple Watch features such as Glances, actionable notifications and Handoff to offer users a highly customised and convenient multi-device app experience. Users can keep track of top stories, receive breaking news notifications and key images of top articles and save them to read later on their iPhone. The NewsLoop for Apple Watch app can be downloaded for free on the Apple App Store.
Featuring a newly revamped iPhone and iPad user interface, NewsLoop now showcases a sleeker Dashboard with one-touch access to “Add/Manage Categories”, a more visually appealing grid-style “Categories” layout and a “Do Not Disturb” setting to manage news alerts.
Curating content customised on users’ preferences, NewsLoop presents the latest in local and international news and a myriad of top trending lifestyle topics ranging from luxury, health, beauty, to sports news and tech news. Users can choose what matters most to them and personalise their NewsLoop experience with news they can use from respected sources such as Channel NewsAsia, BBC, New York Times, ESPN, CNET Asia and MTV.
* Information Courtesy of Singtel Corporate Communications *