Bottle Rocket, today, announces a major update to the extremely popular official NPR iPhone app, called NPR News 2.0. The app has already received 4 and 5 star ratings from most every professional review web site that covers the iPhone platform as well as the Best News App Ever Award from 148apps.com and MacWorld Editors' Choice.
Now, NPR raises the bar again with over 180 changes to the app, the most noteworthy being:
-> Resume listening after a phone call or relaunching the app
-> Improved Facebook posting including story photos
-> New graphical look
-> More timely editorial content in Top Stories
-> In-session notification when NPR runs special live coverage (e.g., breaking news events)
-> Stations section will default to user's favorites
-> All new Playlist including single-screen presentation, previous/next, fast forward/rewind and what's playing
-> A variety of user interface refinements and enhancements
-> Zoom news photos including landscape viewing
-> Playlist record counter
-> Ability to reset the application to remove all user data
-> New app icon
-> Many more tweaks and improvements
The 2.0 update has been submitted to Apple for review and will be on the App Store soon.
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