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 2.7.6
This update contains minor enhancements.
Almost totally worthless
July 2015: This app just keeps getting worse and worse. Now it won't even connect and authorize through Cox communications. I am OVER struggling and fighting this app just to watch a few stories. It has a great concept. But it's execution leaves much to be desired. Excessive repeats of commercials seems to have been solved, but there is still video freezing and crashes. 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.
Previous 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,
CNN Is Slipping
I use CNN daily as my news source. I wake up to CNN on my iPad! I'd like to see all "new" news stories placed first on the page and stories that have already been on the front page run at the bottom. It's more efficient for busy readers.
In terms of reporting, you have (I think) CNN is the most balanced reporting of all news sources. With the elections not far off, I would hope that you would keep a lot of this off the front page--giving it another section. It just seems the quality of stories on the "Home" page is not as well done as before the change.
News and headaches
I like the fact that this app lets you jump to the news stories that you find of most interest. However, I have seen the same ad way too many times. And more than once, the App has crashed. (I suspect because the clip was still uploading?) And I happen to think that a spell check would help the content - please start applying it automatically on every story. There is no deadline worth delivering ambiguous, misspelled sentences.
Overall, I use this as a primary source of news; just want to see it improve!