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Visual news lets you read stories in style (pictures)

The latest version of Yahoo's app is mostly about the news, but some new features make browsing the headlines aesthetically pleasing.

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Visual news reading

The latest version of the Yahoo app lets you browse through endless headlines with full-screen images and a text overlay.
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Keep it simple

You have the option to skip the visual news for a more-traditional layout that caters to quick headline scanning.
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Menu options

There are links to some of Yahoo's apps here, but mostly you'll stick with the buttons at the top of the menu when browsing the news.
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Connect with Facebook

Go to the Topic Preferences screen to connect with your Facebook account so the Yahoo app can deliver stories that match your interests.
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Don't forget Yahoo search

Though it's not front and center in the app, you have access to Yahoo's powerful search engine with easy access to Web stories, images, and video.

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