Monday, November 25, 2013

Check out our updated phone apps

If you are among the thousands who now read The Charlotte Observer by phone, you'll want to get our app updates for Android and iPhone.

These updates introduce a whole new look that includes more photo galleries, article commenting and video that comes embedded conveniently within stories.

Navigation is also simpler. Sub-sections logically lead you to topics you most care about. And, of course, you can swipe your way from story to story.

The most popular content also remains: local news, sports, weather, entertainment, movie times, news alerts and the ability to share favorite stories with your friends.

To download our app for iPhone, go to the Apple App Store. For Android, go to Google Play. Users of all other web-enabled phones will find similar improvements at our mobile website. Simply aim your phone's browser at

The phone is an easy way to keep up with the latest developments, wherever you may be. It's no wonder why mobile (phones and tablets) is now our fastest growing audience segment, representing a third of all visits to

We will soon launch a redesign of our tablet edition for iPad, with more video, photos and graphics. More on that in the next month or so.

As always, we welcome your feedback. Our goal is to be where you need us to be, in the format that works best for you.


Anonymous said...

You need an app for Windows phones also, True, there may not be a whole heck of a lot of people using Windows Phones, but there are still a good many and it is senseless to ignore potential customers.