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Mic- A News App Which You Needn’t To Open At All

Read news from your lock screen !

What is Mic trying now?

Mic, the Y generation publisher is now going to give us full news reading experience from our iPhone lock screen itself. The updated version of MicCheck app is now called Mic. The company’s vice president of product and engineering, Anthony Sessa believes that the Mic ultimate goal was to take best use of the new rich notifications feature in iOS 10. The new updated app will provide us full news reading and viewing without ever opening the app. Sounds cool right!

How will it work?

As soon one installs and sets the app, we will start getting notifications from Mic whenever new and latest news breaks. We can also jump from those notifications to the app. One can consume entire news from the lock screen, give feedback on each notification. The app will also enable us to watch videos from the lock screen itself and we don’t have to turn our sound off since it will have subtitles too.

Other features of the app

The other features of Mic are live coverage of major events through channels like Elections Live and Pop Culture; React to the notification to teach the app your personal news preferences, Toggle your notification preferences in the app and many more. Cory Haik, Chief Strategy Officer believes that if one doesn’t open the app and read news from the notifications than it can be called as success. She also thinks that Mic isn’t a step towards short news and it wouldn’t be appropriate to cover journalism in short verses. Instead the company will use right length format for every news and separate team will be accounted for curating and writing these notifications.

The company is also planning Android version app but it won’t have iOS notification capabilities.

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Abirami Pillai

Abirami Pillai

A 20 year old passionate geek, never misses a chance to read on internet culture, consumer-facing technology & social media.
Abbie loves to write about early-stage startups, disruptive technology and new Apps in the market, besides that she is a diehard cinephile and logophile.

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