We launched new iPhone and Android apps in November, as well as a new mobile website. Not only are we updating the look and feel of these products, but we are also enhancing the feature set. As part of this new version, we have added:
• Video and photo galleries to articles.
• A photo galleries section.
• Article comments.
• Sub-sectioning so that you can easily filter to the topic areas you most care about.
In addition, these new apps retain many of the previous versions most popular features, such as your most in-depth coverage of local news, weather and sports, push notifications, article bookmarking and article sharing.
Soon, we will follow with a similar redesign of our iPad editions that will heighten the interactivity of your local news experience with more video, photos and graphics. We are also experimenting with exciting tablet-only content that we will be introducing throughout 2014.
If you are reading this on our website, we invite you to download our new apps in the Apple App Store or on Google Play. And you can access our new mobile website at m.charlotteobserver.com.
We also invite to try out our other recently released versions for iPad, Windows 8, and Windows Phone.
This is another exciting step forward in our effort to continue to deliver Charlotte Observer news and information to you wherever you are and however
you want it.
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