LIN Media unveiled its new and enhanced iPad app that combines local TV station content, video and citizen journalism technology (“Report It”), among other features, optimized for the tablet. Version 2.0 features more content, video and breaking alerts. In October 2010, LIN launched its first iPad app, built upon the previous development work completed for the company’s iPhone app. Version 2.0 will be available free of charge on LIN Media’s station websites and in the app store.
LIN’s Version 2.0 iPad app also includes:
•Immediate access to stories and blogs published in real-time from LIN’s digital content centers
•Breaking news alerts to help users stay informed even when the app is closed
•Enhanced video presentation in one easy to navigate, comprehensive catalog
•Interactive weather maps and information designed for consistency on all media platforms