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Catch L.A.’s Latest News & Sports Updates with iPhone Apps

iPhone application developmentFor people who like to keep themselves updated with the latest happenings in news and sports from the LA.Times, then its time for them to download the new iphone apps specially meant for these purposes. It gives you a daily dose of L.A. on iphone and ipod touch.

L.A. Times News Reader – This app provides latest news stories and information for those in and around Los Angeles taken from LATimes website and formatted for mobile reading.The screen is divided into two halfs the upper and the lower half. On the top half of the screen users can scroll through headlines by flicking left or right. The lower half consists of the browse sections. A facility has been given to quickly browse headlines, by switching to a list view using the button on the top right of the app. Apart from this it also gives the ability to view the accompanying photos by flicking to the right of the headline.

L.A. Times Sports Reader – This app provides sports enthusiasts an intuitive, user friendly environment that highlights the top stories in sports with score updates of your favorite teams. Sports news is displayed in the same format as News Reader. To get the detailed breakdown of the sports action, users can select individual game of their choice.

The initial versions of the apps don’t currently offer online viewing for places where WiFi or wireless Internet access may not be available like on the subway or airplane. Both apps can be downloaded through iTunes or directly on the devices for free.

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