The official CBS News app for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone is now available for those of you who want to stay on top of the latest news from around the world. The app is universal and is available for free.
"CBS News for Windows 8.1 Universal app (for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1) keeps you updated on breaking news and the latest developing stories from around the world. Browse and search the latest news stories from categories including U.S. News, World, Politics, Science/Technology, Health, Entertainment, Moneywatch, and Crime. Stay well-informed on all today's most relevant and timely topics," the app description reads.
The app allows you to watch on-demand video clips and full episodes from CBS News programs, such as CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Sunday Morning and Face the Nation. Perfect for that weekend morning on the porch with your Windows 8.1 device or Windows Phone smartphone.
Here are the key features of the app:
- 24/7 streaming video news channel: CBSN
- Real-time updates to evolving news stories throughout the day
- On-Demand video clips and full episodes from CBS News programs
- Latest business headlines and market info from CBS MoneyWatch
- Share interesting stories with your friends and family via email, Facebook, or Twitter
The app allows you to get real-time updates to news stories that are occurring throughout the day. So you no longer need to check the CBS News website for an update to a breaking story -- you can now do that via the app. Hit the download links below to snag the free app.