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CLEVELAND - If you're one of the lucky people to get your hands on Apple's new iPhone 5 Friday, or you just upgraded to a different smartphone, check out what NewsChannel5 has for you.
NewsChannel5 has you covered when it comes to apps for your phone or tablet. Here's a look at all of our offerings:
1) iPhone/iPod app : Go to the Apple App store on your device to get our general news app. It offers you a mobile-friendly way to access all of the great content you see on newsnet5.com. Plus, if you turn on notifications when you first launch the app, you'll get breaking news and live video alerts when there's something big happening in northeast Ohio. Cost: Free
2) Android app : This version of our mobile app is well-equipped and offers all of the news of the day, as you've come to expect from newsnet5.com. Go get it from the Google Play store today. Cost: Free
3) iPad app : NewsChannel5 offers a customized app design for your tablet that fully enhances your tablet experience. The app includes the major stories of the day, but allows you to explore into other stories that you might have missed. The app also includes breaking news alerts, county-by-county radar and live streaming video. Cost: $2.99
4) Storm Shield app : Now available for iPhone and Android, this app alerts you to severe weather situations wherever you are. Storm Shield has a direct connection to get you instant information as soon as a weather advisory, watch or warning is issued. Users can customize alerts and locations. It also offers interactive radar that allows you to zoom in on your street. Cost: $4.99
5) Interactive Weather app for iPhone/iPod : This app offers customizable radar that lets you track severe weather as it heads your way. Also see county-by-county radar for northeast Ohio and stay in touch with the latest forecast from the Power of 5 weather team. Cost: Free
6) Interactive Weather app for iPad : Customized for optimal display on your tablet device, this app gets you an enhanced experience for following the weather in northeast Ohio. The interactive radar is large and allows you to pinpoint where storms are. Cost: $1.99
7) Kindle Fire app : Newly available, this app allows you to stay in touch with the latest news and information from NewsChannel5. Cost: Free
8) Other smartphones : We offer a mobile version of our website for all other devices. Simply to go mobile.newsnet5.com on your device to load the optimized site. Cost: Free
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