6abc apps: Have an 'appy' holiday

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Getting or giving a new smartphone, tablet or other mobile device this holiday season? Be sure to load it up with free apps from 6abc!

Our family of apps for Apple and Android devices offers something for everyone, from a source you know you can trust.

6abc News App

The 6abc news app delivers the day's news, weather and traffic from Action News right to your phone or tablet, wherever you are.

You'll get top local, national and world headlines and be able to easily share our content on Facebook, Twitter and more.

The app also streams all of 6abc's newscasts in stunning HD, with closed captioning you can toggle on and off.

We'll also send breaking news and live video alerts to your home screen, so you're always in the know when you're on the go!

Details and download here: 6abc.com/apps

6abc StormTracker App

The 6abc StormTracker app lets you track severe weather with fully interactive radar, even allowing you to zoom down to street level.

You'll also get personalized severe weather alerts for up to four locations, like work, home, grandma's house and the kids' school.

With the "follow me" feature, you'll stay safe on the go because StormTracker 6 will alert you to severe weather wherever you, anywhere in the country.

And when an alert is issued, the voices of 6abc meteorologists will read it aloud to you. How cool is that?

You can also use our StormTracker app to watch live Action News newscasts, and monitor breaking news and weather events.

Details and download here: 6abc.com/apps

6abc Events App

6abc Events is the newest mobile application from 6abc/WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, bringing you the latest local events happening in Philadelphia, eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

The application is totally FREE and continuously updated.

From the Welcome America Festival, to the 6abc Thanksgiving Day Parade, Health Awareness walks and runs, to summer festivals like Musikfest and our annual Holiday Fun and Gift Guides, the 6abc Events App is the essential mobile event guide for all area events partnered with 6abc!

You can also choose to receive notifications or alerts for new event publications and important event updates!

Details and download here: 6abc.com/apps


WATCH ABC is a way you can experience ABC anytime, anywhere!

If your cable TV provider is a participating WATCH ABC partner, you can use the app to enjoy your favorite ABC TV shows on your phone, tablet, or computer - LIVE and ON DEMAND.

You can also watch, sports and local news and weather from 6abc Action News!

Details and download here: 6abc.com/apps

Other Apps

We also invite you to check out the ABC News TV App, the NewsON app.

Details and download here: 6abc.com/apps