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Mango Apps: USA Today Releases Windows Phone 7.5 Update

October 11, 2011 No Comments

YES!!!! One of the apps I have been dying for a Mango version of is finally here. The USA Today app has been updated and it brings tons of new features, mango updates and a few fixes and upgrades.

. You can check out our review here.

Mango Update Includes:

USA TODAY version 1.5 for Mango!

New features include:

  • Primary Live Tile now with current weather conditions on the flip side
  • Secondary Live Tiles that display our popular photo galleries (News, Sports and Celebrities)
  • Support for fast app switching
  • App Connect Support (integration with Bing search)


  • Loading/Launch screen freeze upon app upgrade
  • Stability and speed optimizations

Thanks for your patience and feedback!

Existing features (introduced in v1.1):

  • Latest news videos on a dedicated video panel
  • Sub-section headlines: hold down any of the section tiles to bring up a list of sub-sections to choose from, i.e. Sports > MLB headlines. Tile will default to that subsection.
  • Photo caption and credit for articles
  • Recall last league viewed in Scores
  • Major League Soccer scores added
  • Celsius toggle for weather temps
  • Support for international weather locations (limited maps)
  • Weather alerts on current conditions screen
  • Various bug fixes

Download For Windows Phone

App info:

The latest news stories, sports scores, weather and photos you’ve come to expect from USA TODAY are now available for your Windows Phone. Staying informed on the go has never been this quick, easy or enjoyable.


  • Browse and read stories from News, Money, Sports, Life, Tech and Travel.
  • Stories can be shared via email, text message, Twitter, or Facebook.


  • Review the latest sports scores for NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, college football and college basketball.
  • Filter college scores down to your favorite conferences.


  • Get live weather conditions, up-to-the minute personal radar and the five day forecast at your current location, or for a set of your favorite locations.
  • Review national weather maps including Doppler radar, temperature and
    precipitation forecasts.


  • Flip through the day’s best photos from news, sports, celebrities, science, travel and weather or play them back as a slideshow.
  • Share your favorite photo galleries with friends via email.

USA TODAY Snapshots

  • Scan through USA TODAY Snapshots, and vote on a poll question for each.
  • Review responses from all users.

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