CBS News for iPhone

CBS News for iPhone

Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 2 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.3
File Size:
1.72MB
Date Added:
February 03, 2010
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
iOS
Total Downloads:
2,435
Downloads Last Week:
1
Additional Requirements:
Requires iPhone OS 3.1.2

Editors' Note: The "Download Now" link directs you to the iTunes App Store, where you must continue the download process. You must have iTunes installed in order to open the link, and you must have an active iTunes account to download the application. This download may not be available in some countries.

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  • 5 stars

    "Very complete news app with video and twitter included."

    October 16, 2009   |   By Samp

    Version: CBS News for iPhone 1.0

    Pros

    All the breaking news that everyone covers. video from 60 minutes. great weather component. Also includes local content from the cbs stations from a lot of big metro areas.

    Cons

    Would love even more full length video

    Summary

    It is a great news app for your iPhone (there is blackberry edition as well). If you use twitter, it is the best integration I have seen yet.

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  • 5 stars

    "This App is One of the Better Available"

    October 16, 2009   |   By ethand714

    Version: CBS News for iPhone 1.0

    Pros

    I admit to product bias: The CBS News iPhone app is one of the products I manage for CBS Mobile. But as a newsie and consumer it is really a great experience. UI is first rate, and it runs well on Edge, 3G and WiFi. Video is good, with full shows.

    Cons

    With the above bias noted: The social networking is not robust yet (wait a month though); App really needs push notification (that's coming too); full length shows should be easier to find (we are working on that as well).

    Summary

    As a journalist and news consumer the most important thing any news product can do is tell me what is going on now. Make it easy to get in, get the info I need--and then let me decide how much deeper I want to go.

    This app does just that--and has the deeper hooks that tie Twitter, video and the depth of news all together. There are a lot of news apps for the iPhone. And some of them are very good. But with the bias noted, this one really delivers utility for use throughout the day--and also some great entertainment (check out the 9 year old hockey kid).

    I'd be very interested-give the app a chance and let me know what you think. Always happy to hear more.

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