I'm really disappointed with the new scheme. A bright yellow splash screen is an assault on the eyes, especially if you're checking the news in bed with the lights out. I'm also not a fan of the massive text size, for tablets(?), without an option to condense the layout. Please consider offering a small layout in settings and perhaps a dark theme. Aside from this I enjoy the app.
Nice app, though people also have to remember that they have a separate one called iView for kind of everything else. This one seems just for news and so far does a reasonable job for me I think, would be nice to have a download feature so I'm not needing an internet connection. Pity the notifications don't ways work
While the app works it is really simplistic in that favourite stories can't be followed or feedback given to the journalists. Also the news lacks freshness, articles can be days old. Also articles are based on what the journalists perceive as important to the reader rather than by a simple keyword vote system. For example I would like to see news about the NBN, and more local news.
I would like to say that more news could be posted. More often. Usually all the news has been read in the first visit of the day to the site. I find myself checking for new articles through out the day but not many updates
The yellow splash screen is just wrong. The text often changes font size half way through an article and extends off the screen. To use the app more than once I need to force shut the app. It's annoying to use. But it's free and my first news in the morning so I put up with it.
If you can't caption photos then don't use any. Pretty pointless if I don't know what I'm supposed to be looking at. I reckon the work experience kid could design a better app than this. Bloody hopeless.
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