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Mobile Tech News App "Appy Geek" launches Major Breakthrough in News Intelligence with All New Update

Appy Geek 4.0 adds intelligence and enhanced personalization, creating the ultimate tech news weapon

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobiles Republic, the leading syndicator of trusted news on mobile devices today released a major update of its popular tech news app Appy Geek® 4.0: The highest user-rated news aggregation app available.*

Tech news discovery is now effortless and automated with an all-new TagNav™ semantic engine, allowing the app to automatically learn your news reading habits as you read, privately. Appy Geek 4.0 now tailors the news for each individual, highlighting the most relevant articles while delivering comprehensive news coverage. Geared for tech news junkies, Appy Geek 4.0 delivers an instant, seamless way to sort through the clutter and get to the articles that matter most. Hundreds of trusted news sources deliver full text articles, photos and videos all combined in a sleek and fast interface customizable for each user.

Unlike other news aggregators which rely on scraping RSS feeds, Appy Geek 4.0 contains 100% fully licensed content from some of the most trusted names in tech: CNET, TechCrunch, Engadget, The Verge, Bloomberg, BGR, PC Magazine, SlashGear, Joystiq, Venture Beat, Apple Insider, Tech Radar and more. Get the whole article optimized in the app, no need to launch a browser to read content.

Appy Geek 4.0 Highlights:

  • Smart News Recommendations
    • My News Profile, a personalized news profile that gets smarter about readers' topics as people read
    • Readers can access their Reader Profile anytime ( it remains private to the user)
  • Interest Symbols that inform readers of personally relevant articles
  • "One Feed" with breaking news on the users' own personal topics of interest
  • Enhanced layout and design that improves readability, rating articles, and integration with social.

"Our users are some of the most demanding news consumers on earth. They expect an ultra-responsive app that delivers the best possible experience for getting the news quickly. With this release we're taking a huge leap in that direction," said Gilles Raymond, CEO of Mobiles Republic.

The award winning Appy Geek recently took home two prizes in the 3rd Annual Lovie Awards within the Mobile News and Tablet News categories. Appy Geek also won the People's Lovie Awards in both categories. The Lovie Awards is the leading European award honoring excellence on the Internet and Mobile.

Appy Geek 4.0 is free to download from Google Play™ for Android smartphones and tablets, and for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® on the App StoreSM. For a video preview, please visit Mobiles Republic on YouTube.

About Mobiles Republic
Mobiles Republic has licensing agreements with more than 900 global and region news sources and is rapidly expanding and transforming mobile news consumption. Its apps, including the award-winning News Republic and Appy Geek, have been downloaded more than 30 million times to mobile devices, and have a rapidly growing active user base of more than 17 million. Mobiles Republic proprietary news engine, TagNav® generates more than 10 million page views per day of licensed and trusted content, and has generated more than three billion news article views to-date, including in six languages – English, French, Chinese, German, Italian and Spanish. Mobiles Republic is also the technology and news content partner powering HTC's Blinkfeed smartphone interface. The company is headquartered in Bordeaux, France, and has offices around the globe including in the US and London. For more information, visit www.mobilesrepublic.com, Twitter: @MobilesRep, or contact [email protected].

* Google Play™ and App StoreSM user-ratings from February 2014 via AppAnnie.

Apple, iPhone and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc.

SOURCE Mobiles Republic

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