ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Continuing to build upon its suite of digital offerings, KRQE News 13 Friday announced its new and enhanced iPad app that combines its award-winning local content, video and citizen journalism technology, "Report It", among other unique features, in a user-friendly experience that is customized and optimized for the tablet.
Highlights of KRQE News 13 Version 2.0 iPad app include:
- Immediate access to stories and blogs published in real-time from KRQE News 13 digital content centers
- Breaking news alerts to help users stay informed even when the app is closed
- Enhanced video presentation in one easy to navigate, comprehensive catalog
- Interactive weather maps and information designed for consistency on all media platforms
- New " Report It " functionality that leverages iPad's built-in features, allowing users to easily send and share news, photos and videos
"We are pleased to continue our tradition of bringing innovative products to market and making it more convenient for users to access our superior local content on the most popular electronic devices," said Bill Anderson, General Manager. "Our new iPad app was thoughtfully designed to deliver a best-in-class user experience and be the preferred local news app in Albuquerque and New Mexico".
In October 2010, KRQE News 13 launched its first generation iPad app into the emerging tablet space. Since the launch of the iPad 2, KRQE News 13 has been perfecting its technology to take advantage of the tablet's increased processing power, photo and video enhancements and new graphics engine. Version 2.0 is available free of charge on www.krqe.com and in the app store.
About LIN Media
LIN Media, along with its subsidiaries, is a local multimedia company that owns, operates or services 32 network-affiliated broadcast television stations, interactive television station and niche web sites, and mobile platforms in 17 U.S. markets. LIN Media's online advertising business, RMM, leverages unique technology, new product innovation and customized interactive and mobile advertising solutions to deliver measurable results to local, regional and national clients.
LIN TV Corp. is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TVL". Financial information about the company is available at www.linmedia.com
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