What happened to the original stock News & Weather App from my Droid I?

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    I think I've seen this posted elsewhere, but maybe some new eyes will see it. I just upgraded from my old Droid I to the Maxx. One of my fave Apps on the old phone was the news and weather app that I could customize and get news I wanted, plus weather wherever I was.

    I can still use it on my old Droid if I have a WiFi connection, but I'm not in the mood to carry two 'units' around just to read the news I want. Is there a way I can 'slide' it off my old machine onto my new Maxx?

    Or, am I as I suspect, screwed???? :mad:
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    As Sheldon Cooper would say, I think you're on a shaft surrounded by an incline plane.
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    Google News and Weather app? - xda-developersou can get it here
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    Uh, hate to sound ignorant, but...

    Thanks for the link, subsynth. I scurried over there and downloaded it onto my computer. Read where folks really like this app. But, my question is, where do I put it on my Razr, and how do I make it run? I know - duh - but I'm just not sure where to install it.

    I hooked the phone up to my computer and pulled up all the folders, but nosing around in all of them just didn't wave a sign at me saying "In here, Pal!"

    Any suggestions? Thanks. :hail:
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    Simply store on the SD Card, install, and run. You can also install it as a widget.

    Even easier is to simply click the link on your phone and download and install directly like I just did.



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    Last edited: Feb 29, 2012
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    Wow!!!!!

    thank you FoxCat & subsynth!!!!!

    We just installed it - AND WE'RE IN HEAVEN!! :icon_ lala:



    THIS is a News and Weather app that makes sense. Wonder why they didn't include it in the latest 'phones'...


    Again, thanks you guys!:biggrin:
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    +1 for Genie (aka "News and Weather" app on many Moto phones)!

    Closest thing to it is Pulse.

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    Why did Google remove the News & Weather app from Android?

    I used this app every day. Why did Google remove it?
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    original stock news and weather app

    so when i slide my phone into the docking station and select dock mode on the top left is the weather i tap on that and the original weather screen comes up that use to be a widget but its not anymore, is that the weather and news app your talking about if it is i want it as a widget again and cant find it
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