CBS News today released an overhauled version of its iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch application. Besides the new, starker design, there are some notable additions like 24/7 streaming video via CBSN and push notifications. Here are all of the release notes:
• CBS News has been completely redesigned and is now a single iOS 8 compatible universal app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. • Now featuring CBSN: a 24/7 streaming video news channel that features original CBS News reporting, live anchored coverage and on-demand news segments. • Easy to use, customizable pop-out navigation, bigger story headlines, adjustable font sizes in news stories and better support for related stories, videos and galleries within the story view. • Categorized news headline lists now include the “Quick Read” feature allowing users to read more than the headline before deciding to tap on the full article. • Expanded video offering from the CBS News programs, now includes more show subcategories and complete 60 Minutes segments and 48 Hours episodes from the current week’s shows. • New, gorgeous full screen photo galleries. • Expanded In-Depth coverage for large, complex, or constantly evolving stories. • Latest business headlines and market info from CBS MoneyWatch. • Share interesting stories with your friends and family via email, Facebook, or Twitter. • Breaking news push notifications.
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