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San Francisco Chronicle App For iPad Gets First Update

San Francisco Chronicle App For iPad Gets First Update

August 5, 2011
The San Francisco Chronicle for iPad app recently received its first update. It now includes new features such as comics and an expanded Afternoon edition. First released in May, the app is available free to subscribers. Other users can enjoy 14 days free. After that period, a monthly subscription is $5.99 or $59.99 per year. According to Ward Bushee, executive vice president and editor of The Chronicle:
"We are continually looking for new features to add to the San Francisco Chronicle App for iPad to give users an even better experience in reading the content that only The Chronicle can provide. Our afternoon edition is just the latest in a series of new features that will be added over the coming weeks."
The app includes:
  • Chronicle articles and photos delivered instantly every day to the iPad with no need to download each day's edition
  • An entirely new way to discover the newspaper with carousel navigation that makes moving between sections and stories faster and easier than ever
  • Dazzling 360-degree photo panoramas of the Bay Area's best-known landmarks and big-name events and festivals
  • Up-to-the-second weather and traffic to assist readers in planning their days and commutes
  • A seven-day archive of The Chronicle so users can read previous stories or features that may have been missed
  • A complete section of blogs from The Chronicle's expert staff of columnists and reporters, plus insight and expertise from local celebrity bloggers, the celebrity scoop from The Daily Dish, the latest in pop culture from Hot Topics and breaking political news from Below the Beltway
What's New in Version 1.1
  • Comics: You asked for it, and we listened. Version 1.1 of our app includes a brand new Comics section, updated daily. See your favorite comics on the iPad's gorgeous display. The funnies have never looked so good.
  • Improved Download & Go performance: Now, downloading an edition of San Francisco Chronicle for iPad for offline use is faster and more stable.
  • Numerous performance enhancements and bug fixes.
The San Francisco Chronicle for iPad is available now in the App Store.

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