The brand-new Santa Cruz Sentinel mobile app is the most comprehensive, accurate, and content-rich source of local news for the communities of Santa Cruz County, including the cities of Santa Cruz, Watsonville, Aptos, Capitola, Soquel, Scotts Valley, and the San Lorenzo Valley.
Here are just a few of the many features of our new app:
• Improved push notifications for Breaking News
• Attractive layout for ease of use
• Convenient sharing capabilities
• Frequent updates to ensure the latest news is always at your disposal
This release includes bug fixes, and optimizations.
• Fix for push notification opening a previous article.
• Adjusted push notification system to more often open pushes inside of the app.
• Updated Images to be completetly displayed.
Ratings and Reviews
Dated and old news
Can't get the news when I want it
This app is so annoying. It only lets you read a certain amount of articles before it asks you to sign into your press account if you have a subscription to the news paper. If I had a subscription, I wouldn't need the app. I tried the subscription but had to cancel it because it never got delivered to my second floor apartment. If you don't have a press account, the app kicks you out of the article. I think it only allows you to read a certain amount of articles for free per month because after awhile it doesn't require you to sign in. It's an on going cycle. I end up reading the articles for free on the website. This app is irritating and I'm deleting it. I can read the articles on my desktop or smart phone browser instead.
Not quit what the people want, but could be great.
You did a good job, a Good job. My problem is only with the interface between App format and the sentinel webpage. For example I am unable to find the end of one the issues, that i was reding once I switched over to the App. I am hoping that you will find a way to catagorize those reports that may not immediately transfer over into a category, and possibly place them in an "extras" scroll box. This will keep your format tight And professional as well as allow for the admittedly smaller followers, but invested to you portion of the population to access what is important to them.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.