CBS Radio News updates Android app


CBS Radio NewsCBS Radio News is releasing a major upgrade for its Android app that makes it easier than ever for listeners to get breaking news, political and entertainment stories, weather and more. The updated app delivers the latest newscast as soon as it starts.  The free app, available on Google Play, continues to feature live-streaming breaking news, special events coverage and push-text messaging.

New features include on-demand weather forecasts, downloadable content that gives users their favorite programs offline and a car mode that provides simple audio controls while driving.  Users who have already downloaded the app will get the new features as an update.

“Our listeners now have more ways and devices from which to hear CBS Radio News and our goal is to provide them with the best possible experience,” said Harvey Nagler, Vice President, CBS Radio News. “This upgraded app will give them the latest news even faster than ever.”

The CBS Radio News Android app, also available for Apple’s iOS, offers national and international news broadcasts every half-hour around the clock and features CBS Radio News reports on money, technology, health, politics and more.

In addition to breaking news, the app delivers audio versions of 60 Minutes, Face the Nation, The CBS News Weekend Roundup and CNET’S “The 404 Tech Minute.”