Mobile app of the day: Yahoo News Digest

Do you remember last year when Yahoo bought UK news aggregator startup Summly? The purchase made a British teenager rather wealthy. It took the better part of a year, but earlier in 2014 Yahoo finally launched its UK-specific news curation service Yahoo News Digest for iOS, and an Android version followed.

Digests are produced by aggregating news from a number of different sources, and they are hand-curated so you don't simply get a big splurge of information that doesn't make a lot of sense. If you want to get a bit geeky about it, Yahoo calls these different bits of sourced information 'atoms'. Atoms can be images, maps, videos, infographics, quotes and more.

Digests are sent to your handset twice a day so that you are not bombarded with information all the time, but rather can get up to date by reading at your convenience. The upshot is a relatively straightforward way to catch up with what's happening in the world, without having to work too hard to do so.

Click here to download Yahoo News Digest for Android, or here for iOS.

Product: Yahoo News Digest

OS: Android, iOS

Price: Free