Mobiles Republic Apps Hit the iPad and Add Interactive Video to Platform

With Nearly Two Million Downloads, Top Ranked Apps by Mobiles Republic are Transforming the News Experience on Tablets and Smartphones

Sep 14, 2011, 08:00 ET from Mobiles Republic

NEW YORK, Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobiles Republic, a leading personal mobile media company transforming how people get and experience news and entertainment across today's leading mobile and tablet devices, today announces its News Republic app is now available on the Apple iPad. The company is also announces the addition of video capabilities to their platform, making it available to users of all Mobiles Republic applications.

With two high ranking free news apps, Mobiles Republic brings together content from various high quality news sources and pairs it with the renowned TagNav© system — allowing users to hop from topic-to-topic and source-to-source and read all news from the same screen. With the TagNav system, readers can follow the stories that are most important to them by selecting highlighted keywords and topics ("Hurricane Irene", "Debt Crisis" or even "Lindsay Lohan") to pull up targeted articles related to that topic.

Mobiles Republic apps include:

  • News Republic, a free smartphone and tablet application that delivers general news surrounding politics, business, sports, entertainment etc.

  • APPY Geek, a free smartphone and tablet application that delivers technology news content tailored to tech enthusiasts.

  • Biz Report, a premium smartphone and tablet application that delivers business and financial news content and alerts for the business community.

  • Glam Life, a free smartphone application that delivers lifestyle and celebrity-focused news content.

"Ultimately, these applications provide a perfect environment for consuming  news by enabling users to view all sides of a story from a wide variety of respected global sources," says Gilles Raymond, CEO, Mobiles Republic. "With its many smart features, Mobiles Republic's apps meet today's need to be able to access information, anytime, anywhere, while remaining fun and practical."

The company's global approach paired with local content lets users get the news pertinent to them from top sources like the Associated Press, Reuters, AFP, WENN, Tech Radar, Press Association and many more, all from a single application. Mobiles Republic's applications have nearly 2 million downloads to date and 50 million articles read last month.  The apps can be found at the iTunes App Store and Android Market, as well as pre-loaded on the Motorola Xoom and Lenovo tablets.

Mobiles Republic apps are available in seven editions including the US, UK, France, Italy, Spain, International (English), International (Spanish), as well as a German edition which was just launched.

About Mobiles Republic

Founded in 2008, Mobiles Republic quickly established a reputation for innovation and excellence in developing successful apps for the smartphone market as well as award winning apps for feature phones including the prestigious Sony Ericsson Content Award. Mobiles Republic has developed TagNav© a semantic search and semantic targeting solution that powers its News Republic, APPY Geek, Biz Report and Glam Life applications. The company has expanded rapidly and has established strong relationships with leading publishers, global media brands and handset manufacturers as well as extensive partnerships with mobile network operators.  Mobiles Republic applications are preloaded on Samsung Mobile, LG, Motorola and Sony Ericsson handsets in several regions. You can follow News Republic on Facebook and Twitter.

SOURCE Mobiles Republic