September 12th, 2012
05:37 PM ET

CNN App for iPhone 5 Debuts at Apple Launch Event

In addition to a first look at the highly anticipated mobile device, a packed house in San Francisco and millions watching Apple’s press event from around the world were treated to a sneak preview of CNN’s new app for iPhone 5. Selected as one of only two applications featured for the global debut of its next generation iPhone, Apple chose CNN’s app to showcase the device’s features such as a larger four-inch screen, higher resolution and improved viewing experience, among other enhancements.

The new CNN app will be available when Apple’s iPhone 5 hits the U.S. market on September 21, 2012.

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September 6th, 2012
05:03 PM ET reaches record traffic for the year

Yesterday, during the DNC, CNN’s Politics section had 6.3 million page views globally, its highest day of the year, and a 315% increase over the prior four week average. Contributing to the traffic success was “Five things we learned from Day One of the DNC” which was the top story on yesterday, with 1.6 million page views. also served nearly 5 million video starts globally, up 38% from the prior four week average. (Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst)

All of the top five commented articles on dealt with politics, specifically the DNC and President Obama, which received a combined total of nearly 30,000 comments. (Source: Disqus)

Downloads to the CNN Apps for iPhone and iPad also increased 219% over the previous four week average. (Source: iTunes)

UPDATE: On Friday, September 7, CNN’s Politics section received even more global page views than on Wednesday. With 6.5 million, Friday is now the section’s highest traffic day of the year. (Source: Omniture SiteCatalyst)

CNN App comes to Kindle Fire
CNN App for Android is now available on Kindle Fire.
September 5th, 2012
01:17 PM ET

CNN App comes to Kindle Fire

CNN announced that the CNN App for Android is now available globally for free on the Kindle Fire.  The CNN App combines intuitive navigation with an immersive news experience, giving users direct access to CNN’s global resources so that Kindle Fire users can access CNN wherever they are.

The CNN App, sponsored by Lexus, showcases U.S. and international news of the day through text and photos as well as live and on-demand video.  Kindle Fire users can download the CNN App here or go to for more information.

CNN & TIME Launch "Convention Floor Pass" App for the 2012 Political Conventions
August 23rd, 2012
08:57 AM ET

CNN & TIME Launch "Convention Floor Pass" App for the 2012 Political Conventions

Time Warner Inc. today announced the launch of the CNN-TIME Convention Floor Pass app, the ultimate mobile tool for the 2012 political conventions. The app will feature 24/7 breaking news updates and alerts, daily analysis and commentary, exclusive early access to CNN-TIME polls, photos and video from CNN and TIME journalists on the ground at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. CNN-TIME Convention Floor Pass will be a must download for convention attendees in Charlotte and Tampa and will provide non-attendees a virtual ticket to the convention hall floors.


CNN Digital Gives Users Anytime, Anywhere Access to the 2012 Political Conventions
August 22nd, 2012
03:13 PM ET

CNN Digital Gives Users Anytime, Anywhere Access to the 2012 Political Conventions

RNC and DNC Captured Via CNN’s Mobile Apps,, Live Video and Social Media

CNN Digital will offer users a front-row seat to the 2012 political conventions via CNN’s mobile apps and website, CNN iReport, social media and through breaking news, analysis, robust multimedia features and live video streaming on Whether on the ground at the CNN Grills or on the Web, CNN Digital will provide insight and understanding to audiences while enabling users to experience delegate votes, speeches and reactions from the convention floor.