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ABC7 Los Angeles app review: LA and Southern California news

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Introduction

If you are in the market for a news source that brings you the latest from Los Angeles and Southern California to your fingertips, then ABC7 Los Angeles is an app that you should check out on your iPhone or iPad.

What we have here is a news app from ABC Digital, which provides its users with news in a variety of media be it a live video stream of breaking news, or an interactive map detailing the current traffic conditions of the area.

Let's take a closer look at the features of this app.

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ABC7 Los Angeles

Free

News Content

ABC7 Los Angeles can be found in the News section of the App Store, and it can be downloaded to your iOS device completely free of charge. The news team over at ABC7 will not only publish the stories within the app for you to read, but you can also receive push notifications if you never want to miss a beat.

You can also choose to view live videos of breaking news with closed captioning, or watch on-demand clips thanks to AirPlay support. Furthermore, photo galleries of local news stories are also available.

The app includes a variety of sections including Sports, National, and Celebrity news from ESPN, ABC News, and OnTheRedCarpet.com respectively. This well-rounded news app is sure to cater to all your interests!

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Main interface
Main interface

Weather & Traffic

ABC7 Los Angeles will only take up 37.8 MB of space on your iPhone or iPad, and it'll not only bring you local and national news, but it'll also help you chart out your day with information such as weather and traffic reports.

The current traffic situation is detailed on an interactive map, while weather forecasts are also available. You can check out the weather in video from the news station, or check the local weather in any location. Meteorological conditions are detailed by the hour and for the coming seven days.

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Traffic Reports
Traffic Reports

ABC7 Los Angeles

Free

Pros & Cons

Pros

  • Receive breaking news alerts from LA and Southern California as push notifications
  • View live videos of breaking news with closed captioning
  • AirPlay Support
  • Check the local weather wherever you are or for multiple locations
  • Get the latest forecast in video from the news station
  • Everything from hourly forecasts to 7-day forecasts
  • Photo galleries of local news headlines
  • Includes an interactive map detailing the traffic conditions
  • Sports, national, and celebrity news from ESPN, ABC News, and OnTheRedCarpet.com respectively

Cons

  • There is nothing negative to say about this app

Weather Forecast
Weather Forecast

Final Words

ABC7 Los Angeles is a well-rounded and reliable app that's a must-have for those living in the LA and Southern California region. Since it's free and relatively lightweight, simply download it on your iPhone or iPad and check it out for yourself!

 

ABC7 Los Angeles

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.