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NBC News

By NBC News Digital, LLC

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NBC News delivers the stories you care about, right now. Get up-to-the-minute breaking news, exclusive interviews, and in-depth reporting from our journalists around the world.

The NBC News app can be used on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. Here are a few highlights:

• Simplified user interface offers easy tabbed browsing
• Stories download automatically so you can keep reading when you’re offline
• Split screen plays video while you read stories
• Today screen widget lets you instantly see the latest top headlines
• Interactive notifications for easily sharing and accessing important stories

Our live, continuous coverage gives you all the news you want, and now it’s easier than ever to share the stories that matter most to you.

What's New in Version 5.3.2

• Today Screen Widget
• Interactive Notifications
• Notification quiet time and muting
• Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements


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Customer Reviews

Forced video at a cost of 50% of screen space

Latest version = unfathomable interface, whereby half of the app's viewable area is now commandeered for video clips, whether you want it or not. My fav news app has just become a deal-killer for me, like for most other users. On top of that, the half-screen videos sometimes load w just audio, sometimes crash the app, and have a bogus 'close' (x) button that doesn't respond to your wish to do so & get it out of the way. Stunning that this interface could muster its way out of the gate for consideration, much less be presumedly vetted through several channels for actual usage!! Abandon this app, NBC team is unresponsive & indifferent to status quo criticism & bewilderment.

NBC is imploding!

NBC took its podcasts for Nightly News and Meet the Press off ITunes. The recommended substitute was to download the NBC App and stream the shows. I can understand NBC needing to monetize its return on investment and show ads as part of its business model. All that I could manage.

What I can not manage is the breaking up of the show into small segments that do not flow and have so many commercials, it is useless. This App and the way NBC is trying to move its content has so disgusted me that I am deleting the App and moving to another news organization. As a long-time viewer and a loyal customer, it saddens me to see a brand tarnish itself.

Poor planning and awful execution are what I have come to expect from the App and NBC.

Skip it now

I am so frustrated with this latest version – this used to be my go to news app. Unfortunately no it doesn't seem to want to load new news, I will open the app and try to refresh and get it continually shows the same stories for two or three days. Also more and more stories are now just videos. Personally I prefer to read because I can skim and get the gist of the story quickly, so going to be looking for new apps to find my news.

NBC News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated: Feb 14, 2015
  • Version: 5.3.2
  • Size: 9.7 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: NBC News Digital, LLC
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5, iPhone 6, and iPhone 6 Plus.

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