Major media conglomerate, the Associated Press, is enhancing over 100 of its member newspapers for use on the Apple iPhone. A wide range of news is targeted for the iPhone including local, national and international.
According to Yahoo, the local news output is one of the major selling points of the service and the one that should steal a march on many of the other services out there. The local service will be linked to your own post code which will better target news to your own location.
However, the news service is not just promising straight text or even basic accompanying images for the news service. Associated Press also promise to include extra multimedia facilities which will include photo galleries to run alongside a story and even video coverage where applicable which will be valuable for breaking news. Such features can also be rated and shared with friends and colleagues.
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