Google Currents is a social magazine app released by Google in December 2011. It is available for Android and iOS devices running IOS 6. The application covers a variety of sources and offers a list of featured content that includes CNET, and Forbes ReadWriteWeb. 1
In November 2013, Google Play Magazines was renamed
Google Play Newsstand and combined the features of Google Currents and Magazines into one single product. 2
Google Currents Producer
Currents Producer is a web-based self-publishing platform on which publishers can customize the presentation of their content on Google Currents.
Flipboard, a competing mobile news aggregator
Zite, a news aggregator that aims to personalize and improve your reading experience over time by allowing you to vote (thumbs up or down) on articles.
Google Reader, Google's former web-based feed aggregator that was shut down on July 1, 2013.
^ Lincoln Mullen (December 13, 2011). "Google Currents". The Chronicle.
^ Google Play Newsstand merges Currents, magazines and newspapers on Android today, iOS in 2014, Engaget
^ Mussie Shore, Product Manager, and Sami Shalabi, Technical Lead (Thursday, December 8, 2011, 11:42 AM). "Google Currents is hot off the press". Google.