Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from 5NEWS in a fast, high-performance app. Watch and read stories at the same time -- the video plays as you scroll. Be the first to know with breaking news alerts, ...Read more
Livestreaming, breaking news notifications, and all the local news you want from 5NEWS in a fast, high-performance app.
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Never miss any 5NEWS news - you can livestream our newscasts right from your phone or tablet. Save stories to read later, and share easily to Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks.
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UPDATED ON: Aug 31, 2015
INSTALLATIONS: 50,000 - 100,000
LATEST VERSION: 3.0.2
REQUIRED ANDROID VERSION: 4.1 and up
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
view Wi-Fi status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
control vibration alert
Allows the application to control the vibration alert.
send sticky broadcast
Allows an application to send sticky broadcasts, which remain after the broadcast ends. Malicious applications can make the phone slow or unstable by causing it to use too much memory.
automatically start at boot
Allows an application to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the application to slow down overall performance of the phone by constantly running.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
precise (GPS) location
Access precise location sources such as the Global Positioning System on the phone, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine where you are, and may consume additional battery power.