FARGO, N.D. – Forum Communications Co. now has available in the Apple store updated iPad news apps for six of its newspaper properties in North Dakota and Minnesota, company officials announced.
The updated iPad apps feature the in-depth news coverage of local newspapers conveniently packaged for busy mobile users, but the new apps also improve a user’s experience by allowing continuous side-to-side scrolling of content, creating a more magazine-like feel to reading and viewing the stories and photos you want from The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald, Duluth (Minn.) News Tribune, The Jamestown (N.D.) Sun, The Dickinson (N.D.) Press and the Alexandria (Minn.) Echo Press.
You can find the updated apps here: The Forum, Grand Forks Herald, Duluth News Tribune, The Jamestown Sun, The Dickinson Press and the Alexandria Echo Press. Or to quickly access all six apps visit here.
.“Readers now will be able to scroll between articles by the simple swipe of a finger,” said FCC Digital Product Development Manager Chris Welle.
In addition, the updated apps include new caption and photo views, rebuilt layouts and new advertising opportunities for those wishing to capitalize on Forum Communications Co.’s mobile content platforms.
Forum Communications Co. iPad apps are updated throughout the day and offer a simple, clean presentation of content from their newspapers’ most popular sections, and the apps also include breaking news and video.
In addition, Welle said, the new updates should give the user increased iPad performance.
“We’ve also significantly optimized the apps performance and reduced the amount of resources it uses on the iPad,” Welle said. “This results in a much smoother and faster experience for our readers.”
The new iPad app demonstrates Forum Communications Co.’s commitment to providing the content on the platforms its users desire.
Forum Communications Co. is a multimedia information company based in Fargo. Forum Communications owns dozens of newspapers, websites and television and radio stations in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin.