CBS News for iPad Hits App Store

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CBS announced Monday the release of CBS News for iPad. As the name suggests, the app that delivers the media giant’s news content to Apple’s tablet juggernaut. The app includes access to written news, video reports, and a photo gallery.

The company said that video content includes material from The Early Show, 48 Hours Mystery, CBS Evening News with Katie Couric, Sunday Morning, Face the Nation, and Up to the Minute. It also includes Web-based video content from various blog properties owned by CBS.

Users can find weather reports, and share stories via Facebook and Twitter. There is also a stock market section for looking up and monitoring stocks.

The app is free and available now at the App Store.

CBS News for iPad Screenshot

CBS News for iPad Screenshot

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Bosco (Brad Hutchings)

Old people who actually watch CBS News aren’t going to be buying iPads. After all, they’re rejecting digital cameras. CBS wasted its money on this one.


Bosco you are so wrong on this. My family is looking for a nursing home for our great grandmother right now and the number of iPad toting grannies I’ve seen in the last couple of months is amazing. The last place we looked at actually boasted that they just added wifi to cover the TV room and near by patio for the “iPadders”

Bosco (Brad Hutchings)

Touch?. I’ll do old people smack all day long, but I draw a thick line below nursing home smack. (Put Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune on those iPads and you’ll have a winner.)

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