NPR has also been on the forefront of mobile apps – in i Phones, then i Pads, and of course, in dashboards.And they’ve learned that creating a great experience for their fans isn’t a walk in the park.
You might need a Wi-Fi connection to update some apps on your i OS device.
Get help with unfamiliar charges and in-app purchases.
These three versions of the home screen are great examples: The version on the left (Fig. They’ve discovered it clearly communicates the top story, as well as creates “breathing room” between stories.
10) uses a red font to indicate a “Breaking News” story. These are just a few of the many versions they’ve tested.
In short, they know what users want and expect from their app before moving onto the challenge of making it better.
The team then theorizes designs, and conducts experiments to test those ideas.
If you can’t install or update an app, or if it’s stuck waiting, learn what to do. If you’re still having trouble, contact Apple Support.
You might be directed to the app developer as the best resource for help.
Make sure that your device has the latest version of i OS, watch OS, or tv OS. For i OS and Apple Watch apps, go to the App Store on your i OS device. If you don't have automatic updates turned on, you can open the App Store, go to the Purchased tab, and open an app's product page to see if an update is available.
On your Apple TV, it's best to go to Settings Apps and turn on Automatically Update Apps.
In a recent article they published right on their website, NPR broke down the protocols and learnings involved in updating their main NPR News app. In a post we wrote last month – “Radio Can’t Just Check Off The Boxes” – we concluded that in order to succeed in the digital distribution space, the radio industry needs to do more than simply design and build serviceable apps, web pages, and podcasts.