We are delighted to announce the next version of News Republic is now available to all as a free update. Our aim for this release was to give the video section a full overhaul!
New video gallery: Enjoy the all new personal video gallery, based on the most viewed content in your topics of interest – just head to the videos section and take a look under ‘my topics’ You can also see the most viewed videos from the News Republic community in one place – this can be found in the video section under ‘most watched’
Playlist mode: You can use the playlist feature to view a stream of all videos from a single topic in a row – watching videos in app has never been this user friendly!
iOS 9 features: We have taken advantage of some great new features in iOS 9. Picture-in-picture videos – continue watching videos while doing other tasks at the same time on iPad. Seamless linking – access the app directly via web links iOS search – find the articles you read, directly from the main search in iOS 9
Airplay on iOS: The icing on the cake is all our videos can be streamed to the big screen via Apple Airplay. Videos are encoded in high quality to look great on your TV!
The 5.2 update is optimised for Android M, Apple iOS 9 and WatchOS 2 – head to the usual place on your device to make sure you have the latest version and take it for a test viewing now.
We really hope you enjoy it!
The News Republic Team