1. Air Force One's Avatar
    Hey ladies, sorry if this has already been posted but I just happened across this app when searching:

    https://market.android.com/details?i....android.phone

    I've used the Official CNN app for tablets but this was the first I'd seen of the official CNN app for Android phones. This is especially nice since the FOXNEWS app has been crap since it's last update. So far I really like it. The ads are a little intrusive. I sent them an email suggesting they pin the ads at the bottom of the page rather than including them in the stories list. Scrolling can also be a little choppy but I really like the UI and the video quality is fantastic.

    Sorry if this is a repost.
    04-18-2011 09:47 PM
  2. Kin#AC's Avatar
    Great! I have been waiting the official apps from CNN for ages...

    But seems like it is not available for my carrier, can anyone get me the apk file?

    Your help is greatly appreciated!
    04-19-2011 05:43 AM
  3. baseballfanz's Avatar
    Use Market Enabler, set out to spoof tmobile us that should give u access to lots of apps
    04-19-2011 07:46 AM
  4. RUSH's Avatar
    This is just cool. Seem to be working well on my device.
    04-19-2011 12:51 PM
  5. MojaveHigh's Avatar
    You went from FOX News to CNN? Talk about complete opposites.
    04-19-2011 04:32 PM
  6. Air Force One's Avatar
    Well I had no choice: the FOX app force closes on my Thunderbolt after the last update and they will not respond to emails. I emailed CNN about the ad placement and minor scrolling issue and was emailed back that they would forward my issues to the developers.

    It's not that hard to mentally filter news. For instance, if the story is about a Republican or the new House leadership, take most of what you read with a grain of salt and realize that it's slanted or there have been omissions so as to make the Republicans look bad.

    On the other hand, if the news is about the earthquake in Japan, etc..it's basically the same news you get anywhere including FOX.

    PLUS, go to FOXNEWS.com, 1/3 of their stories are actually reposts of stories by the Associated Press. The AP is horribly liberally slanted yet Fox re-prints their content, so it's not like you can get away from it even at FOX. Here is an example of Fox running AP story right now on their front page. Look at the top right under the headline:

    Britain to Send Military Advisers to Help Libyan Rebel Forces - FoxNews.com

    Just because you read it at Fox does not mean it's not liberally slanted.

    At the end of the day tho, CNN deserves major credit for giving us a quality application. May not always agree with all of the content but at least they value Android platform. Both CNN and USA Today smoke the Fox app. It's a real shame, imo, for FOX AND for us. Both CNN AND USATODAY offer fantastic tablet apps as well for Android. Nothing from FOX but a half baked phone app.
    04-19-2011 04:43 PM
  7. cpolism's Avatar
    The app was not bad when I first downloaded it. The GPS was an issue. Since they fixed it in the update all seemed OK. The app doesn't even open now, and even before it was running very slow. Anyone else having this issue? I've already uninstalled and re installed, still the same result. Doesn't even load on 4G. HTC Evo
    04-20-2011 07:56 AM
  8. Air Force One's Avatar
    The app was not bad when I first downloaded it. The GPS was an issue. Since they fixed it in the update all seemed OK. The app doesn't even open now, and even before it was running very slow. Anyone else having this issue? I've already uninstalled and re installed, still the same result. Doesn't even load on 4G. HTC Evo
    I had an issuse when I first opened the app after the update. It froze my Thunderbolt and finally forced closed. Since then tho I have not had a problem.

    DEFINITELY email the developer with your issue, the name of your device and OS version. I have emailed several times and have received a personal response each time within 24 hours. Just be nice and friendly
    04-20-2011 07:17 PM
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