CBS News and CBS Local for Windows Phone

CBS (formerly Columbia Broadcasting System) appears to have hit the sweet spot with its CBS News app for Windows and Windows Phone. The users are already in love with the apps functionality and its beautiful UI. The app is so beautifully designed that some even called it the new Windows Phone App standard.

Released couple of days back, CBS News app for Windows Phone is fully featured and offers the below functionalities

  • 24/7 streaming video news channel: CBSN
  • Real-time updates to evolving news stories throughout the day
  • On-Demand video clip and full episodes from CBS News programs
  • Latest business headlines and market info from CBS MoneyWatch
  • Share interesting stories with your friends and family via email, Facebook, or Twitter

Grab CBS News app from Windows Phone Store below

Type – Free
Size – 5 MB
Version –
Works with WP8.1 (Universal App)
Publisher – CBS Interactive Inc.

App description

CBS News for Windows 8.1 Universal app (for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1) keeps you updated on breaking news and the latest developing stories from around the world. Browse and search the latest news stories from categories including U.S. News, World, Politics, Science/Technology, Health, Entertainment, Moneywatch, & Crime. Stay well-informed on all today’s most relevant and timely topics.

Watch on-demand video clips or full episodes from CBS News programs such as CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Sunday Morning and Face the Nation. With updates throughout the day, the CBS News App is your one-stop source for comprehensive new articles, videos and commentary from respected journalists.

****This app includes CBSN, the brand new 24/7-hour digital news channel from CBS News called CBSN. CBSN is a live 24/7 streaming video news channel that features live anchored coverage, original CBS News reporting, and breaking news in an innovative interactive video experience including the latest live breaking, world, entertainment, U.S., and political news. Watch what’s live now or go back to past segments on topics that interest you the most. ****

CBS News for Windows Phone


Not content with just CBS News, CBS team also released the CBS Local app for users interested in more location specific news.

Here are the features

  • Choose from 24 Major U.S. Locations
  • Live-Stream Audio and Video Broadcasts
  • Wake Up to Your Favorite Radio Stations
  • Receive Special Offers and Deals in Your Area

Grab CBS Local from Windows Phone Store below

Type – Free
Size – 3 MB
Version –
Works with WP8 & WP8.1 (512MB RAM supported)
Publisher – CBS Corporation

App description

CBS Local is constantly updated with the latest news, sports, weather, and traffic. Select your city and personalize your front page for the ultimate coverage of stories that matter to you.

This is the official mobile app for the network of CBS Local brands including: CBS Atlanta, CBS Baltimore, CBS Boston, CBS Charlotte, CBS Chicago, CBS Cleveland, CBS Connecticut, CBS Denver, CBS Detroit, CBS DFW, CBS Houston, CBS Las Vegas, CBS Los Angeles, CBS Miami, CBS Minnesota, CBS New York, CBS Philly, CBS Pittsburgh, CBS Sacramento, CBS San Francisco, CBS Seattle, CBS St. Louis, CBS Tampa, CBS Washington, CBS 2, WCBS, 1010 WINS, WFAN Sports Radio, WBZ, 98.5 The Sports Hub, CBS 3, KYW, WIP, 670 The Score, WBBM, KNX, KCAL, WCCO, 97.1 The Ticket, KDKA, CBS 11, 105.3 The Fan, CBS 4, KPIX, WNEW and more!

CBS Local for Windows Phone