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Mobiles Republic's Tech News App Appy Geek Wins 2013 Lovie Awards and People's Lovie Awards Leading News Syndication App Takes Top Honors in Two Mobile News Categories

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobiles Republic, the leading syndicator of trusted news on mobile devices, today announced that Appy Geek, its technology news app, was honored in two categories by the judges in the 3rd Annual Lovie Awards. Adjudicated and presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, the Lovie Awards are the leading European awards honoring excellence on the Internet.  Appy Geek won Lovies in two categories: Mobile & Applications – News; and Mobile & Applications – News: Tablets, taking Bronze in both. In addition, Appy Geek won in the same two categories in the People's Lovie Awards, which are decided by fans around the world voting online – Appy Geek taking the top People's Lovie Awards in both categories.

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Appy Geek brings users all the leading tech news sources such as TechCrunch, CNET, Engadget, TechRadar, Slashgear, The Verge, T3 Magazine, Associated Press, Business Insider and The Next Web. Users can select news channels on the topics of their choice, and explore the news through TagNav®, Mobiles Republic's robust proprietary news navigation system.

Appy Geek is unique in that it is available and interchangeable in six languages in eight regional editions – USA, UK, Germany, Italy, France, Spain, China, and International. Appy Geek has served up more than 1.5 billion page views, to its fast-growing base of more than three million users and 27,000 Appy Geek Twitter followers.

"The recognition of Appy Geek's excellence by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences for the Lovie Awards is very satisfying to all of us at Mobiles Republic," said Gilles Raymond, Chief Executive Officer, Mobiles Republic. "We are also very grateful to all our fans and users who took the time to vote for Appy Geek in the People's Lovies."

Raymond said the company continues to received tremendous feedback from Appy Geek users. "Users tell us this app keeps them informed on the latest tech trends and news from around the globe in a format that is amazingly easy to read, share and store."

Mobiles Republic will be honored at the Lovie Awards ceremony at St. Luke's LSO in London, on November 13, 2013, when it will have an opportunity to deliver a "Declaration of Lovie" acceptance speech. More information about the Lovie Awards can be found at www.peopleslovie.eu.

Further information about the Lovie Awards and The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences can be found here: http://www.lovieawards.eu/about/

About Mobiles Republic
Mobiles Republic is rapidly expanding and transforming mobile news consumption. Its flagship apps, such as News Republic® and  Appy Geek, have a combined more than 15 million users from app store downloads plus millions more, counting preloads on mobile devices from such vendors and partners as Lenovo, HTC and Sony. Mobiles Republic's proprietary news engine is available in six languages and gathers licensed and trusted content from more than 800 partners worldwide; it has generated close to four billion news articles read to-date. The company, headquartered in Bordeaux, France, has offices around the globe including in Beijing, China and a new office in San Francisco, California. For more information, visit http://www.mobilesrepublic.com/appygeek-en/, Twitter: @Appy_Geek, or  contact Jody Privette Young at jody@mobilesrepublic.com.

 

SOURCE Mobiles Republic



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