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  • Last update: 2 years ago
  • Version: 3.1.0
  • Compatibility: 4.4 and up
  • Author: NBCUniversal Media, LLC
  • Content rating: Rated for 3+
  • Package name: com.cnbc.client
  • Last update: 2 years ago
  • Version: 4.4
  • Size: 121 MB
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
  • Author: NBCUniversal Media, LLC
  • Content rating: Rated 4+
  • Languages: English
  • In-App Purchases:
  • CNBC PRO Membership $299.99
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CNBC Review: Get Timely Business News Updates Review

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This news app brings the business world to you by providing you with timely updates of business news. You can download CNBC from the App Store, Windows Store, and Google Play.

Functionality 4/5

This app does not just randomly send you alerts; it takes into consideration your needs as a user. You receive notifications according to your category choice. You can customize your news feed by choosing topics that interest you. In case you don’t have time to watch something, you can add the video to your watch list. The app gives you previews of daily CNBC's live TV.

Design 4/5

CNBC application has a professional interface. The app developers really put some work into the redesign. The visual elements used to do a great job of communicating the features you can use. Video thumbnails have been used to show various shows on demand that you would be interested in. Buttons and interactive elements such as charts enable you to find your way around the various app features.

CNBC app desing

Usability 4/5

With great instructional components, CNBC is a simple application to use. The design factor—which comprises of handy components such as thumbnails, icons, and notifications—enables you to identify a feature in the app that is associated with the visual element. There is no mistaking any move or section; everything is quite intuitive. Interactive charts which enable you to view data about events and comparisons are simple to use as they are user-oriented. You feed data and queries directly to the charts to see specific trends you are interested in. If you desire to display stock quotes and trends, all you do is navigate to the stocks section of the app, and you are good to go. Watchlists are easily customizable, and you can add or remove videos from your list by highlighting a video and removing it from the list or by clicking on ‘add to watchlist.’

Cross-Platform Use 5/5

CNBC’s cross-platform factor makes the app convenient for many users with devices running on iOS, Windows and Android OS. Android version requirements depend on the device you are using. You might consider going for a high-specs device for a greater chance of compatibility. For Windows users, your mobile device should be running on Windows 8. iOS 11.0 or later is needed for Apple devices.

In-App Purchases

In this CNBC review, in-app products are highlighted so that you are aware of the various features you can purchase. The main in-app purchase you can make is for a monthly CNBC Pro Membership which will cost you $29.99. You can subscribe to the yearly package which goes for $299.99. If you are serious about business, the Pro subscription gives you access to premium features for better user experience.

The Bottom Line

CNBC is a reliable app that gives you daily insights on the latest updates in the business world. If you are an investor in stocks and cryptocurrency, then this app is a must have as it gives you live stocks quotes and cryptocurrency performance. It also gives you great business insights, which come in handy during your business decision making. Download CNBC and have the business world brought to you.

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CNBC will certainly make it easier for you in terms of staying up-to-date in all things business.

Pros : Packed with useful features;
Intuitive user interface;
Great device compatibility.

Cons : The subscription cost may be a bit steep.

Functionality 4.0

Design 4.0

Usability 4.0

Cross-platform use 5.0

Average : 4.3

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