Microsoft Launches iPad Version Of MSN UK


Are you hooked on to MSN UK to keep abreast of all news related to current affairs, sports, entertainment, arts and other genres of news? It may not be possible for you to carry your Mac or PC everywhere to read the news. Now on your iPad, you conveniently read news from MSN UK.

Microsoft has launched an iPad app called MSN UK that facilitates you to read the news articles on MSN UK website, conveniently on your iPad.

“The MSN experience is now enhanced on iPad – easily swipe to find your favourite news, sport and entertainment articles and videos. Excited about something you read on MSN for iPad? Just tap and share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.”

Now let us see what the new MSN UK app has to offer:

1. You can read articles on MSN for iPad with great ease. No matter how you hold your iPad – in either portrait or landscape modes. MSN UK has added popular photo galleries, slideshows and videos to add depth to your browsing activities. You can even download stories to your iPad for reading later when you are not connected to a network. This app also features Bing search engine. If you wish to search for more information on a news, you can do that.

2. You can enjoy popular photo galleries and slideshows from current affairs, sports, entertainment etc.

3. You have quick access to Hotmail and Windows Live Messenger.

4. You can view the UK website of MSN in portrait and landscape modes, as per your convenience.

5. You can speak your mind and send your feedback to MSN UK.

Some users are complaining about a bug. Microsoft has promised to fix this bug. This bug is specific to iOS 5 users only.

“If the iPad’s Auto-Lock is set to 2 or 5 minutes, the downloading of an issue of MSN for offline viewing may be interrupted when the iPad locks the screen. You may see the dialog box showing that the download is in progress, but the background downloading of the issue may have stopped. Tap Cancel to close the dialog box. You may need to close and restart the app to resume the offline download.”

This app is compatible only with iPad and it is free.

MSN UK app is available here.

Source: iMore

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