NEW YORK, USA: Mobiles Republic, a leading developer of personal news applications, announced that its top-rated News Republic app will be available on the next version of Google TV's software, which will begin shipping over-the-air to Sony and Logitech Google TV devices in the next weeks. Already available on all smartphone and tablet platforms, the News Republic app is now also on TV screens with Google TV with a dedicated user interface.
The top-rated news app on the Apple App Store and the Google Android Market, News Republic is a free application that brings together content from hundreds of fully licensed news sources to provide users with customized, up-to-the-minute business, sports, political and entertainment articles and videos based on their own chosen keywords. Users can then click on headlines and read articles all within the same window, as well as clicking on highlighted words within an article to pull up related stories.
"We are thrilled for News Republic to be one of the very first Android apps optimized for Google TV," says Gilles Raymond, CEO, Mobiles Republic. "We look forward to bringing the world's most popular news app to the world's most advanced Smart TV platform."
News Republic and its sister applications Biz Report, APPY Geek and Glam Life have racked up over three million downloads to date, with over 70 million articles read last month alone. The apps can be found on all major application stores, including iTunes and Android Market.
Mobiles Republic apps are available in eight editions including the US, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, International (English) and International (Spanish).