CNN App for iPad
By CNN Interactive Group, Inc.
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CNN connects you to the world, wherever you are.
Stay informed with the latest headlines and original stories from around the globe. Follow up-to-the-minute reporting with breaking news alerts and live video. Lead the conversation by sharing today’s news and dig deeper into the stories that matter most to you.
• Get breaking news alerts and follow top stories as they develop
• Watch live and on demand CNN TV events and shows with CNNgo. Instantly access any on-air story in the past day with links to all related digital articles, photos and more. (participating television provider sign-in required)
• Get in-depth coverage of international, politics, opinion, tech and entertainment stories.
Have questions or feedback on the CNN App? Email us at iPad@cnn.com with your suggestions on how we can create the best possible experience for you.
What's New in Version 2.7.0
• Bug Fixes (We heard you on the cancel button not always working and that issue is fixed)
• We've added a widget! Get the latest top stories in your Today screen.
• Sports section. Tap on the menu and you’ll see a new sports section powered by Bleacher Report.
On any given day, the app's main page looks like it is covering several stories. Much of it is the same story with a different title. Cached only frequently comes up. Old stories remain for days. It is not refreshened on weekends. the new format is hard to keep open one column resists to stay on screen. Videos often won't play. I am dissatisfied when a new headline opens an old story such as today on the Sandy Hook Tragedy. Different picture and headline. Exactly same video. Months after making these comments the situation continues. Chavez 's death, preservation of the body, repeated throughout CNN report today.
You do not update the news in a timely manner. The same stories are on today that have been there for three or 4 days. Leave them on if you must, but why not add today's news? You don't read this do you?i wrote this year at least a year ago. It has only worsened. I do not want to see or hear the same ad with every video and no way to skip and get back. It is so annoying. And old stories forever!. The ads now (April 2015) are beyond annoying. Watch the news and you get the same ad with each story. And it has nothing to do with me. And you CANNOT cancel them!
Bad app gets even WORSE
This app has a great concept. But it's execution leaves much to be desired. Excessive repeats of commercials and video freezing while audio keeps playing are routine occurrences with this app. It ends up being a frustrating experience instead of entertaining or informative. There are many times I have just closed the app in disgust and walked away. I do hope they will get it together at some point because again it's a great idea. But the bugs in this app are really holding it back from greatness.
April 2015 update: Gets even worse. I now see the brightstar ad four times in a row over and over every single segment. I saw the exact same add over SIXTEEN TIMES before I gave up and walked away. The development of this app could not be more incompetent.
Previous March 2015 UPDATE: my two star review just went to a one. I would give ZERO STARS if I could because after logging in it says I am ready to watch, and then when I try to watch something it tells me to contact my cable provider. How about I delete your stupid crappy app instead? My bill is paid up. FIX THESE PROBLEMS,
Rating CNN on IPad
well, at the start I will let you know that I only watch CNN. We have had too many horrific stories for CNN'S reporters to cover but they always do it with professionalism and knowledge. People should understand that when a story is " breaking news"----that is exactly what it is!!!! Just started----so if some of the facts that come out @ first are inaccurate it is due to many reasons----eye witnesses, people with different versions of the same thing, etc. So, those of you out there that want everything "perfect"---- get a life.
I love Anderson Cooper. Drew griffin with his
investigative stories( yes, I have been following the VA story since he broke it), Ivan Watson, Nick Paton Walsh----well, I guess I lam very happy with all,of them!!!!