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CNNgo comes to the Apple TV with live news, but you'll need a cable subscription

A new channel from CNN, CNNgo, as been added to the Apple TV. The app offers both on-demand and live content.

CNNgo lets you watch CNN programming live on your Apple TV.

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CNN commentator labels iPad controversy 'false and idiotic', claims he was using both tablets

CNN's Jake Tapper mentioned on Twitter that the controversy surrounding the commentator's use of iPads over the network-provided Surface Pro 3 was "false and idiotic". Microsoft partnered with CNN to give its Surface Pro 3 tablets airtime during the broadcaster's election coverage, which backfired as commentators were found to be using iPads hidden behind Microsoft's tablets.

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CNN commentators ignore free Surface Pro 3 tablets, use iPads instead

Microsoft's product placement for the Surface Pro 3 on CNN has taken a surprising turn for the worse. The company managed to score a deal with the broadcaster to have its laptop killers present on CNN's news show, but commentators appeared to be more interested in iPads concealed behind said Microsoft hardware.

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CNN iPhone app gets a revamped design for iOS 8

The CNN news app for the iPhone has now been updated with a new design that supports iOS 8, including an new landscape mode that takes advantage of the larger screens available for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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Flipboard buying, killing Zite - will you make the switch?

Flipboard will soon purchase and shut down competing news app Zite from CNN. The Zite team will join Flipboard, except for Zite CEO Mark Johnson, and the deal includes an advertising partnership between Flipboard and CNN.

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Best apps to follow the 2012 Presidential Election results

It's election day! If you're an American and haven't voted yet, GO VOTE! Once you're done, all that's left to do is wait for the results. Between the internet, television, radio, iPhones, iPads, and other devices, there's a countless number of ways to stay up to speed on the results, so iMore is here to narrow down your options for tracking results with your iPhone and iPad.

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Watch CNN live with CNN for iPhone and iPad

CNN has updated their iPhone and iPad apps with the ability to watch CNN live TV.

Now you can watch your favorite CNN shows LIVE on your CNN Apps for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. We’ve added CNN TV live - 24/7 - to all the great features that you love about your app.

  • Watch LIVE CNN TV*, video coverage of live events and video clips*
  • Get the latest breaking news, US, world, politics, health and entertainment headlines
  • Be the first to know with breaking news alerts pushed to your home screen
  • View, record and submit video and photo iReports directly from your phone
  • Get local news and weather for cities across the U.S.
  • Share stories via e-mail, SMS, Twitter and Facebook

CNN is free on the iPhone and iPad but requires a cable subscription. Screenshots after the break.

[iPhone iTunes link] [iPad iTunes link]

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New and updated iPhone and iPad apps for Wednesday, April 6

Every day, TiPb gets flooded with announcements for new and updated iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad apps and games. So every day we pick just a few of the most interesting, the most notable, and simply the most awesome to share with you!

  • Words With Friends HD: Update to 4.00 bring Facebook Connect, full multitasking support, and more! [$2.99 - iTunes link]

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CNN launches an iPad app

CNN has just launched an iPad app that allows users to browse stories, read breaking news, as well as share stories via Twitter or Facebook. The app has a couple different views built in so you can choose to either quickly view stories or view a complete, interactive slide show.

The CNN app also allows you to leave comments and engage with the rest of the CNN community. As live video is available, you'll also be able to stream that when breaking news occurs. If you find a story you'd like to save for later or show someone else, you can save stories for offline reading as well.

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TiPb on CNN -- iPhone in China, Quest Means Business

Your truly was invited on CNN International's Quest Means Business to talk iPhone in China. No video updates on their page yet, but here's the transcript:

QUEST: So this latest ambitious chapter in the tale of iPhone's global success, what, of course, the Chinese launch could mean for the worldwide phenomenon that is the iPhone. And actually, of course, there's an interesting question to Rene Ritchie, the editor of The iPhone Blog, a news and review site, who joins me from Montreal.

Good evening. The decision to sell without the Wi-Fi capability, which, of course, is what is demanded in China, is that a big problem, do you think, for the iPhone user?

RENE RITCHIE, EDITOR, THEIPHONEBLOG.COM: I think it's a temporary problem at launch, because China did change that rule so the next generation of Chinese iPhones will have Wi-Fi. But to compete against the imports, the ones from Hong Kong that are unlocked, or Taiwan that are unlocked, without Wi-Fi and a higher price, that's a significant challenge.

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