It is in full swing, the great debate and the race is on for the presidential election of 2012 and voting time is just around the corner! Thanks to our friends at the New York Times because they have just made your voting life a little more tolerable. With all the different media outlets we tend to get bombarded with so much presidential information. Get excited iPhones owners; you will be able to keep up with every aspect of the race in a more simple way.
This app is easy to use and definitely the must download app of 2012. Keep up with coverage on current news, polling data, candidate information and live election results. The app seems to always be one step ahead with its quick updates on the latest news developments. Your updates and news information comes from its main provider The Times and from other reliable political sites such as: The Caucus Blog and FiveThirtyEight and other online sources. And in even better news, this app is free to download and includes access to the top six news stories; you also have the option to take it a bit further and buy a subscription to get complete, full access to all political articles.
According to iTunes the app includes:
- - An all-new Top News section, specifically designed for following the 2012 election on your phone:
- - The section is anchored by The Times’s world-class political coverage but also includes content from around the Web, as chosen by Times editors.
- - News is grouped by topic for a quick overview of the day’s political headlines.
- - The latest stories are highlighted with a red dot so you can see what’s new at a glance.
The Election Guide includes:
- - A database of polling results from a variety of organization.
- - Candidate pages with updates, bios and statistics.
- - A primary calendar with in-depth information on each stat.
Live election results.
This app also gives you videos and photo slide shows you can view during the election. You also have access to blogs, The Times’ Opinion Pages and other editorials. Whether you are cheering on the donkey or the elephant, you will be able to follow every step of the campaign trail, all at the tip of your fingers. You can download this app at www.itunes.com. Start getting involved and read and don’t forget to VOTE!
This is a guest post from Laura Backes, she enjoys writing about all kinds of subjects and also topics related to internet providers in my area. You can reach her at: laurabackes8 @ gmail.com.