BBC launches News Android app in UK
British Broadcasting Corporation has launched its Android news app in the Android Market today. Available right now only to UK users, this app joins BBC iPlayer and will provide all latest and breaking news directly from BBC.
Users will also be able to watch Live streaming of the BBC News channel on devices running Android 2.2 or above with Adobe Flash support.
BBC News App features:
- Tap to reveal full-screen article and in-story video
- Sharing tools to post stories to a range of social networks, or email / SMS to a friend
- Latest and breaking news ticker
- An ‘Edit’ menu, allowing you to personalise the homescreen by adding and removing news categories to suit your preferences
- Settings to allow the app to automatically update in the background
- Font controls
- Full range of News categories: Top stories, World, UK, Sport, Technology, Entertainment & Arts, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Business, Politics, Health, Education, Science & Environment, Features & analysis, Also in the news