The Herald rolls out a new application for Android smart phones this week. It joins an Apple app.
The free application -which is advertisement supported -allows readers to receive the latest news, sports, weather and obituaries directly to their telephone. It can be downloaded from Android Market. Download link here.
Increasily county residents are turning to their telephones when they want the latest news, a fact seen in traffic reports to the Herald’s website. Many access it through the convenience of the cell phone.
The latest launch complements the Herald’s popular website, its Facebook presence with more than 1,700 fans and text messages available from “Herald on the Go,” which feature breaking news and other items of interest.