CNN app for Windows 8 is free app from the CNN that updates latest news on your Windows 8 and stays connected to the news not matter where you are in the Windows 8.
The best thing that I liked about this app is it’s simplicity and the app is nearly a perfect news app for Windows 8.
When you open up the app you will have the interface as shown above which is quite typical for Windows 8; this makes it really simple to use this news app. The news items are laid out in a well structured manner and which makes the reading experience really awesome. The first thing that you will see is the big picture of the top story of the day, if you scroll to a little right you will have the latest stories as seen in the above screenshot.
Now if you scroll a little more to the right you will have the list of categories which can been seen in the above screenshot and after that you will have the most popular videos shown. At the end of the app you have to famous iReporter options too.
The categories included in CNN app for Windows 8 are listed below.
- Our Mobile Society
- This just in
To read news related to a specific topic, just click on the respective tile and you will have the news about those categories as shown below. This is a really nice option and helps you search and read the things that interest you with complete ease.
When you click on any news tile anywhere in the app, you will have the interface as shown below. This app has a very pleasing interface. While you are in a news item, you will be shown a photo, photo gallery or video related to the news and then the article will be presented to you in a typical Windows 8 side scrolling interface.
When you are anywhere in the app, just right-click on the interface to bring up the option menu; the screenshot below shows you the upper part of the option menu that provides you with a simple way of navigating through the app.
The lower part of the option menu depends on which part of the app you are in. While you are in the main interface of the app you will be presented option menu marked as 1 in the screenshot below that provides you the option to change the region or simply refresh the listed news item in the CNN app for Windows 8. While you are in an article then you will be presented with the option menu marked as 2 in the screenshot this option menu allows you to favorite the news or change the font size of the articles to your accordance.
Feature of CNN app For Windows 8:
- Simple and intuitive interface.
- Get latest news on your Windows 8 device with ease.
- Ability to favorite news items.
- Displays the top headlines on the app tile.
- Ability to change the font size of the news items in accordance to your needs.
- Ability to show video’s
- Integrated iReporter support.
- News is categorized to improve user experience.