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Ratings and Reviews
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Thank you kindly for all of the hard work you put forth, at times it’s hard to keeping up when lots of people are rooting against you. But as history spoke to every generation after generations, of those that made history worth reading about. Those that stood for common good, equal rights, truth, fact and balance. Stood for the poor, as we all now that some of the wealthiest throughout history robbed the poor blind, listeners want a father figure and a motherhood news. News, of all of the light vs darkness, that even the ignorant amongst us all turn to see light vs the dark side they are on. Light that give hope and build nations, history remembers the greatest philosopher of all times. He said, “Build this world as if your going to live on it for eternity. “And build for the life after this life as if your going to die tomorrow”. Only think of this great wisdom in a positive way. Thank kindly all of you and I pray to God for the blessings and decency to light this world we live in. :)
Great app, but constant freezes and crashes
The app’s design and news coverage are great! However, it freezes and then crashes on my devices extremely often. This still happens, even though I’ve uninstalled and reinstalled the entire app multiple times. It’s particularly annoying when it makes it impossible to read certain articles or watch certain videos. As an iOS developer myself, I’d bet money that the ad service CNN is using (or the way it’s integrated) is to blame. It seems like when certain ads are loading, they tie up the main thread, so that the UI stops getting updated. The developers could probably address this problem by reconfiguring the ads to load on a background thread. If that doesn’t solve it, they may need to switch to a different ad provider or service altogether.
Once again, I’m very happy with the app’s design and news quality—just disappointed that the app crashes so frequently. It’s been this way for years, and I keep hoping it will improve, but so far I’ve been disappointed.
Feedback for better performance
The app itself is done well. No bugs or glitches that I have come across.
The two major complaints I have come from the articles themselves. Many stories are video only which I understand as it being a television network application. But not all of us have the ability to watch a video to get the news. It would be great if there was an actual article along with the video for those of us unable to view. I have found myself leave the app to go to another source to get the story due to not being able to watch the video.
The second issue I have is with the “breaking news” alerts that pop up on my phone. I remember when breaking news was important information that needed to break into a regular broadcast to give viewers the information. The amount of breaking news is ridiculous as not everything is that important. Please get back to marking stories as breaking news when they are truly urgent/important and not every time an article gets posted.
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- 135 MB
Requires iOS 11.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
- Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
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