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Portland, OR (Vocus/PRWEB) March 04, 2011
OregonLive.com has launched an Android app with real-time local news, sports, entertainment, business, features and opinion articles and photos from The Oregonian- plus one-tap access to local classifieds listings.
The OregonLive.com Android app features content from the number one Portland news and information website in affiliation with The Oregonian and Hillsboro Argus.
"This new app brings the best of OregonLive.com to Android-powered mobile devices," said N. Christian Anderson III, president and publisher of The Oregonian. "We're pleased to add another app to broaden access to the content of Portland's and Oregon's most comprehensive website."
The app is available for download at no charge in the Android Market. There also is a OregonLive.com iPhone app available for download at no charge in the iTunes App Store. Both were developed and launched with Advance Internet and Verve Wireless.
“The Android app will once again extend the reach of OregonLive.com to the mobile platform of the user’s choice”, said John Jackson, general manager of OregonLive.com. “At OregonLive.com we are committed to providing important news, information and services to our community in a way that is most convenient to the reader.”
The app includes social features for the audience to share content via Twitter, e-mail and Facebook posts. Users also can submit video and photos from their phones to cleveland.com through the app.
Content on the app includes news coverage of local communities throughout the Oregon area, high school sports, local pro and college teams; entertainment coverage of TV, movies, music and the local arts scene; and photo galleries and obituaries. There’s also local advertising and links to classifieds listings of jobs, new and used autos, and homes for sale and rent.
The front page of the app can be customized for one-tap access to favorite categories. Articles are downloaded and stored locally in the app for fast access, even when offline.
(OregonLive.com also has a mobile website that can be accessed by going to oregonlive.com on mobile device web browsers.)
OregonLive.com, a subsidiary of Advance Internet, Inc., is the leading local website for news and information throughout Oregon featuring the latest Portland news, business, sports, travel, weather, traffic, shopping and entertainment information. In addition, OregonLive.com has a comprehensive business listings directory, as well as local classified listings for jobs, homes, apartment rentals and autos. OregonLive.com is the online home of The Oregonian and Hillsboro Argus.
About The Oregonian
The Oregonian is the leading newspaper in Oregon, read by a majority of adults in the Portland area. The Pulitizer-prize winning paper delivers news and entertainment every day and has been telling the story of the Northwest for 160 years. Weekly features highlighting Northwest people, events and lifestyles include Community News, A&E, FOODday, Homes, Autos, and Homes & Gardens. Subscribe at oregonlive.com/oregoniansubscribe.
About Advance Internet
Advance Internet, Inc., based in Jersey City, NJ, is a leading creator of highly interactive, online community-based news and information websites created in alliance over 25 newspapers affiliated with Advance Publications Inc. Advance Internet’s websites are the number one local news and information online destinations for the markets they serve. The websites include al.com, cleveland.com, gulflive.com, MLive.com, NJ.com, NOLA.com, OregonLive.com, SILive.com, syracuse.com, MassLive.com, PennLive.com, and lehighvalleylive.com.
About Verve Wireless
Verve monetizes local mobile media. Our solutions help local media companies monetize their mobile inventory and enable advertisers to reach a valuable, premium audience where they live, work and play. Over 1000 local publishers use the Verve platform to manage their mobile advertising businesses and help make their sales teams more effective. In addition, we bring incremental revenue to our publishers through our relationships with national advertisers, who value the Verve network’s high quality local media companies, including the mobile outlets of recognized local media brands as well as newer digital-only local and hyper-local publishers. It is a brand-safe, editorially-driven, high-quality and transparent environment with market-leading targeting, creative and reporting capabilities. Only Verve has assembled such an extensive national footprint of high quality local media. Verve is located in San Diego, CA and Washington DC. For more information, visit http://www.vervewireless.com.
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