Mac News Reader: access the news of 8 popular Apple-Sites on the go

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[] Falkensee, Germany - It is exciting to be at home in the Apple-World. More and more people discover the advantages of Macs, iPhones and iPads. Not a day goes by without news stories and rumors flying around. Even when on the go, fans of the Apple-Universe want to be informed at any time about important apps that have been reduced in price, about new gadgets that may be released, about new models that are being developed or if Apple is being sued once again.

The currently free of charge universal-app Mac News Reader collects the latest news of the eight most popular News-Sites while on the go: "9to5mac", "AppAdvice", "AppleInsider", "MacRumors", "MacWorld", "iLounge", "engadget mobile" and "TUAW".

In a nutshell:
* App-Introduction: Mac News Reader
* Universal-App for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad
* Displays the latest news of 8 popular Apple-Sites
* Real-time push alert of news events
* Articles may be commented on
* Sharing of articles via Twitter, Facebook, e-mail and SMS
* Restperiod: No push alert during this time
* Price: Currently free of charge

The headlines are clearly laid out in the app-menu so that the reader will not miss any important news. A simple tap is all it takes to open and read an interesting article. They can be commented on or collected in a favorite-list and may even be shared via Twitter, Facebook, e-mail or SMS with friends and acquaintances. An article that has been downloaded will be stored on the iPhone or iPad and can be accessed offline without internet connection.

Anyone that would like to be informed immediately if something is going on in the Apple-World simply activates the push alert. This way the user will be notified instantly through a signal tone and/or vibration if any news is being released. A restperiod may be defined and activated to ensure that the alarm on the Apple devices does not go off during the night - even Apple fans and apps need a break once in a while.

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 4.0 or later
* Universal Application
* 4.7 MB

Pricing and Availability:
The Mac News Reader is currently available in version 4.1.3. The universal-app (4.7 MB) is being offered right now free of charge. It can be found under the category "News" and is available for a complimentary download.

Opongo was founded by Huy Tran and Torsten Kiefer in fall 2010. They develop apps for Apple products and other mobile products. They are also specialists in in-app-advertisment and app marketing. They offer help and knowledge in all problems concerning app development and marketing. Copyright (C) 2011 Opongo. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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