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BBC News review

Professional Critic
Alise Green

BBC News review

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BBC News is an application for mobile devices delivering news of the BBC service. It provides the BBC World Service Radio live. You can count on tons of useful social features and personalization here and get content you are interested in. Articles here are well laid out, that is why you will read them with pleasure even on a small screen. Anyway, you can resize a text if there is a need. You’ll get access to videos of the highest quality. It is possible to order various versions of the app suiting every fancy.

Key Features

The developer of this application suggests a breaking trusted news from skilled and reputable journalists. The software is packed with useful options for improving your experience. You can apply the feature My News and make your offering individual. There is a + icon allowing to get fast access to the story you are interested in and add new topics. Now the app knows what it should search for due to those mentioned topics, and new stories will appear in a feed-in section My News. It is also possible to place an order for stories by time. Use the Manage Topics screen if you want to be the first to know important fresh news.

It is easy to find any content here. You can rely on the app offering topics in accordance with your location, your recent interest in stories and current events. If you want to keep the process under control, you can refuse an automatic service and turn to the Search option looking for the needed content in a manual way. Narrow the search by choosing from a list of directions like business, politics, health, entertainment and go on. You’ll find in these sections various themes about places, people, or things.

You will get current information, which you care about. The resource is regularly upgraded. You can look through the Popular category with top of popular videos or textual data from the BBC. Listen to Live BBC World Service Radio or read journalism written by BBC correspondents. Just imagine, you will get access to an enormous library of video and audio, photo galleries and images.

You can set push notifications when the latest news appears. It is focused on the topics you are interested in. Watch a video over Wi-Fi or 3G and enjoy rather high quality. It is possible to download information and read it offline when you have spare time. If you want to share news, there is such an option. You can send it to social networks or via email or in the form of SMS. Apply settings to make reading convenient. For instance, you can increase a font.

If you choose to receive push notifications, you should purchase a unique identifier relating to your device which is stored by Urban Airship on behalf of the BBC to provide you with the service. If you want to refuse push notifications, you can do it easily in 'Settings'.

BBC News app is a convenient well-designed product delivering a perfect user experience. It works without interruptions and crashes on any mobile device.

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