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The Desert Sun

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Description

From critically acclaimed storytelling, photography, videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality, we’re now able to not only tell the news, but allow you to be completely immersed in it. Browse headlines and read about breaking news happening nationally and locally including News, Sports, Entertainment, Technology, Travel, Business, and Weather with a swipe. The new app design has also been streamlined to give you a deeper, richer, more visually-stimulating storytelling experience so you can get in, get out, and get on with your day.

FEATURES:
• USA TODAY NETWORK: National and state-by-state stories keep you connected, covering the issues that matter most to you 24/7. Elect to add up to five of our local properties to get your community news added to your feed.
• BREAKING NEWS: Get news as it breaks by opting in for push notifications on News, Sports, Life, Money or Tech.
• PHOTOS AND VIDEOS: Experience headlines through captivating videos and photos. Amazing galleries cover everything from news to entertainment, sports and tech, to weather and money.
• VIRTUAL REALITY: Be in the center of where the news happens with 360-degree video and virtual reality content.
• SCORES: Join the most active and engaged community of sports fans in America. Stay up to speed on your favorite players and teams with scores, schedules, and in-depth stories. View all the latest sports scores for NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, and more.
• ENTERTAINMENT: See the stars and get inside access. Go behind the scenes and know what’s in and what’s out with celebrities, fashion, music, movies, TV, awards shows, books, and more.
• STOCKS: Get a clear picture of the financial world, from stocks and IPOs to taxes and takeovers. Get personal finance tips and advice to improve your portfolio.
• NIGHT MODE: Enable this feature to view the app using a black background and white text.
• WEATHER: Live weather, hourly to 10-day forecasts. Customize location settings and always be prepared with daily forecasts from your hometown or any major city in the nation and around the world.
Enable location services to customize local weather news and other location-based services. (Continued use of GPS running in background can decrease battery life.)
ADDITIONAL FEATURES:
• 3D TOUCH: Use 3D touch on our app icon from the homescreen for a quick shortcut to weather and your saved stories!
• iPAD PRO: Experience our captivating photography and stories in full screen or multitasking mode.

TELL US WHAT YOU THINK:
Our app features are constantly being improved based on your feedback, so we welcome you to tell us what you love and what you’d like to see more (or less) of. Contact us at: usatodaymobile@usatoday.com or on Twitter @usatodaymobile. For additional information, please visit http://www.usatoday.com/mobile-apps.

What's New in Version 4.4.0

• NIGHT MODE: Enable this feature in Settings to view the app using switch/view my app with a black background and white text.
• OFFLINE READING: Bug fix where "loading error" would appear in airplane mode.
• WEATHER: Get instant weather information for your location by tapping on the new geo-locator icon on the Weather module and in the Weather search screen.
• 3D TOUCH: 3d touch our app icon from the homescreen for a quick shortcut to weather and your saved stories!
Note: This app supports devices on iOS 9 and above. Apps running on iOS 8 and below will still operate but will not receive App Store updates. In order to receive this and all future updates, update your device to iOS 9.

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Customer Reviews

Great app for local news

My go to for news

Still the desert sun

Good app very useful.

best early morning read

a welcome addition to my usa today, bbc, npr news over morning coffee. thanks.

The Desert Sun
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.4.0
  • Size: 43.3 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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