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WPTV NewsChannel 5 West Palm Beach app review: your NBC affiliate's app-2020



The WPTV NewsChannel 5 app brings all the news coverage you can count on to your iOS. Whether you're tracking a storm, want the sports scores or are just looking to see what's going on in West Palm Beach then this is the app you need.  This WPTV app review also covers latest updates to be made by development teem to improve applications accessibility and performance, such as advanced brand new wptv weather radar, news history search utility, selective push notifications schedule option, and simplified one-tap menu navigation, which followed applications’ path of successful growth and improvement over years of service. See our best news apps list

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WPTV NewsChannel 5 in West Palm Beach


News You Know You Can Trust

Each and every article in the WPTV NewsChannel 5 app is brought to you by the staff you've come to trust. With an extremely easy to use interface you can track what ever story you are looking for in seconds.

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The Home screen will give you all the stories that are happening right now. The text is easy to read and if you are experiencing issues you can adjust the font size through the Settings at the top right of the screen.  Search option added recently also allows you to track down any news ever occurred on WPTV NewsChannel 5.

Through the menu you can view every news topic, with it's own specified sub section to get the news stories you want, when you want it. All the images are wonderfully rendered. Although there isn't a lot of video included, the streaming and quality of the clips that are included are top notch. With little to no buffering issues.

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Live Doppler Radar

The Weather category in the WPTV app has a live stream to their Doppler radar, providing you the ability to track storms, or any other weather system, as it enters or exits the West Palm Beach. Every other local news app on the market who hasn't added this to their apps really should.  A new florida weather radar map from weather provider is in the last update, as weather provider decided to discontinue the old radar map in the near future. This grants wptv radar more precise and specific data.

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WPTV NewsChannel 5 in West Palm Beach


Pros & Cons


  • Great layout and interface
  • All of the stories brought to you by the WPTV news team
  • Great audio and video playback
  • Live Doppler radar provides up to the minute weather


  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

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Final Thoughts

If you live in West Palm Beach you already know the great news coverage the staff at WPTV gives you every evening. Why not take the news station you've come to love with you where ever you are? With the WPTV NewChannel 5 app you will have up to the minute updates from your favorite news team on you iPhone.

WPTV NewsChannel 5 in West Palm Beach

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Matthew MacCallum

Matthew MacCallum is an award winning filmmaker, screenwriter, actor, and comedian. He is a lifelong Apple products user and has vowed never to seek help for his App addiction.