FOX 17 News Introduces New iPhone App

Posted at 11:56 AM, Jan 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-01-22 11:56:59-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — FOX 17’s new web site now has a matching iPhone app.

The app, which replaces two previous versions, can be found in the iTunes App Store by searching “FOX 17 News – Grand Rapids.”

The FOX 17 web site was recently updated to be fully functional across three platforms: regular Internet browsers, tablets, and smart phones.

The new app makes the site easier to navigate on an iPhone, with posted stories on the main screen, plus a menus in two locations to provide easy access to other content, such as weather, sports stories, and Larry Mendte’s commentaries.

FOX 17 also made changes recently that make it possible to watch the station’s video news reports, viral videos, and live newscasts on iPhones.