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Published on March 16th, 2010 | by Christian Cawley

WhoNews v1.2 for iPhone

A new version of the popular iPhone app WhoNews has been released, with new features and more ways to read your favourite Doctor Who News!

WhoNews v1.2First featured back in November, WhoNews features news feeds from:

* Kasterborous
* The BBC Doctor Who News page
* Doctor Who Online
* Doctor Who News/Gallifrey News Base
* Big Finish
* Planet Gallifrey
* WhovianNet

…and many more.

On the left, you can see how Kasterborous look when view through the app – other views of news feeds can be viewed here, here and here.

New features include:

* Most recent news view – time ordered news from over 20+ websites.
* Off-line browsing – read the latest news at your leisure.
* News is downloaded in bulk from 20+ sites. A resilient server compiles the latest news from 20+ websites every 15 minutes ready to be downloaded by WhoNews.
* Bookmark your favourite news for rapid access.
* Email and post articles on Facebook
* The cheapest Doctor Who, Torchwood and Sarah Jane Adventures DVD/Blu ray prices in the UK (and soon the US) from all your favourite internet stores. Email or post on Facebook the cheapest deal.
* Use the in-built browser to visit a news site or buy a DVD direct.

Future updates are planned to include a Region 1 DVD price engine and Twitter support. WhoNews is a great app with loads of features – go check it out at www.moonboom.com, developer Paul Gee’s website, and give the video a view:

WhoNews is available from the iPhone store for £2.39 or $3.99, depending on your locale.

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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