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Description

The ABC13 app provides the latest local, weather and national top stories and breaking news customized for you! Get more live and on-demand video than ever before, including live newscasts, and choose customized alerts based on your interests.
 
Customized “My News” that matters to you
- Stay informed on stories you love by choosing customized topics.
- “My News” builds a unique feed just for you based on interests and locations you choose.
- Stay updated on the latest through live video, real-time updates and easy navigation.
 
Get alerts you want
- Choose customized alerts for topics and locations you care about, from entertainment news to sports updates and everything in between.
- Easily select locations in “Settings” to get the latest breaking news, weather and traffic from your area in real-time.
 
Watch live video
- Find exclusive video clips and live video streams at the top of the app, including live news broadcasts.
- Switching between live streams is as easy as flipping between channels.
- Watch live video while you read stories and browse the app
 
Stay updated 24/7 on weather and traffic
- Easily choose your locations to get hourly conditions and 7-day forecasts.
- Get real-time Doppler maps along with detailed weather information from Accuweather.
- Get weather and traffic alerts for severe conditions so you’re always up-to-date before you go.

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Before you download this app, please consider that it includes advertising, some of which may be targeted to your interests. You may choose to control targeted advertising within mobile applications by using your mobile device settings (for example, by re-setting your device's advertising identifier and/or opting out of interest based ads).

iOS Store Category:

Primary: News

Secondary: Weather

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Version History

Launched Dec 22, 2010 (over 9 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Mar 12
2020
(Current)
Version 7.11

Bug Fixes

Dec 19
2019
Version 7.10

Bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 02
2019
Version 7.9

- Fixed an issue with photo galleries not displaying correctly
- Fixed an issue with embedded Twitter images
- Other bug fixes and performance enhancements

Sep 30
2019
Version 7.8

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Sep 26
2019
Version 7.7.1

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Aug 29
2019
Version 7.7

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Aug 07
2019
Version 7.6

- Fixed a memory leak issue that was causing the app to crash
- Fixed the issue of the feedback form not loading
- Minor bug fixes and performance enhancements

Jun 10
2019
Version 7.5

- You asked and we heard you! The “locking scroll” feature has been removed, allowing you to navigate through content more quickly and smoothly.
- We fixed a memory leak that was causing the app to crash.
- Other performance enhancements and bug fixes.

Apr 02
2019
Version 6.4.1

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Mar 26
2019
Version 6.4

Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Jan 16
2019
Version 6.3.0

- When a story with a featured video is selected, the video will play automatically upon page load if auto-play is selected in settings.
- Performance enhancements
- Bug fixes

Dec 13
2018
Version 6.2.1

Bug fixes and performance optimizations

Sep 04
2018
Version 6.2.0

The live video module now contains a broadcast schedule where you can set reminders for yourself. Just tap on the live video bar at the top of the screen and swipe left. Set a reminder for any upcoming live newscast and you’ll receive a one-time alert when it starts!

We made improvements to the Manage Notifications UI for selecting/deselecting topics of interest.

We fixed crashing issues on iPad during sign-in.

Jul 02
2018
Version 6.1.1

Minor bug fixes.

Jun 07
2018
Version 6.1.0

-You can now choose topics to follow directly from story pages
-Minor display modifications for video content
-Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Mar 21
2018
Version 6.0.4

-Bug fixes and performance enhancements
-Added “Report a Typo” feature to story pages
-Minor content display modifications

Feb 16
2018
Version 6.0.3

Bug fix for live video playback

Feb 02
2018
Version 6.0.2

We made some performance updates and enhancements.

We made some bug fixes, including these:
- Fixed an issue with background audio not playing while app is open.
- Fixed multiple video player bugs.
- Fixed some display issues.
- Fixed some content caching issues.

Dec 15
2017
Version 6.0.1

- New design, easy navigation and a stunning new display!
- Customize your topics and locations to get news just for you.
- Live video, breaking news, traffic and weather alerts in real-time.

Jun 27
2017
Version 5.3.3

Bug fixes

Jun 15
2017
Version 5.3.2

Bug fixes

May 22
2017
Version 5.3.1

- bug fix

May 11
2017
Version 5.3

- Bug fixes
- Update to measure user satisfaction

Mar 27
2017
Version 5.2.5

bug fixes

Mar 16
2017
Version 5.2.4

bug fixes

Feb 14
2017
Version 5.2.2

bug fix

Feb 07
2017
Version 5.2.1

bug fix

Feb 03
2017
Version 5.2

bug fixes

Jan 13
2017
Version 5.1.4

Bug fixes

Dec 05
2016
Version 5.1.3

- bug fixes

Nov 30
2016
Version 5.1.2

bug fixes

Oct 05
2016
Version 5.1.1

- bug fixes

Sep 22
2016
Version 5.1

- Bug Fixes
- iOS 10 compatibility updates

Sep 08
2016
Version 5.0.3

- bug fixes

Sep 01
2016
Version 5.0

- New Weather Section for iPhone
- Video Index Improvements
- Bug Fixes

Jun 09
2016
Version 4.7.1

- Bug Fixes

May 26
2016
Version 4.7

- Bug Fixes
- Story Content Improvements

Apr 18
2016
Version 4.6.1

- Bug Fixes

Apr 05
2016
Version 4.6

- Video Suggestions
- Bug Fixes

Feb 01
2016
Version 4.5.1

- Bug Fixes

Jan 26
2016
Version 4.5

- bug fixes
- ui changes

Nov 16
2015
Version 4.4.0

- Newsletter Registration
- Bug Fixes
- iOS 9 Updates

Aug 05
2015
Version 4.3.0

Bug Fixes

Jul 13
2015
Version 4.2.1

- Bug Fixes
- Enhancements

Jun 03
2015
Version 4.1.1

-Now you can get ABC13 Eyewitness News top stories and featured news on your Apple Watch! Just tap to open a story summary and continue reading on your iPhone, or save it to read later.
-Performance enhancements and bug fixes

Apr 06
2015
Version 4.0.0

- Updates to support iOS8
- Enhancements to story content
- More story recommendations
- Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Oct 01
2014
Version 3.0.2

iOS 8 compatibility updates

Sep 16
2014
Version 3.0.1

iPod touch bug fix

Sep 05
2014
Version 3.0.0

Back-end improvements

Dec 02
2013
Version 2.3

- New "iWitness" feature that allows you to upload and browse photos of the news around you.
- iOS 7 compatibility updates

May 20
2013
Version 2.2

Now available on the iPhone
-Stories
-Weather
-Traffic
-Photos
-Video
-Alerts + Notifications
-Live Video

Jan 08
2013
Version 2.1.2

- iOS 6 updates
- bug fixes

Aug 14
2012
Version 2.1.0

★ TRAFFIC! You asked for it and now it's here - live, interactive traffic maps inside the app
★ ALL NEW DESIGN, including support for Retina displays
★ MORE CONTENT with 3 distinct editions throughout the day
★ MORE WEATHER including a handy forecast bar atop the home page
★ AirPlay enabled on demand video
★ ESPN stories accessible inside the app
★ OnTheRedCarpet.com celebrity news stories inside the app

Oct 28
2011
Version 1.2.0

- Compatibility update for iOS 5

Jul 09
2011
Version 1.1.0

- Improved Social integration with Twitter and Facebook.
- Enhanced breaking news sharing.
- Various bug fixes and enhancement.

Mar 21
2011
Version 1.0.4

-Minor bug fixes and improvements.
-Fixed a bug that caused app load problems for some users on initial ad load screen.
-Minor design enhancement to improve button labeling.

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