Handmark Creates New York Daily News App

The New York Daily News, the most widely read newspaper in New York and the sixth most-widely circulated daily newspaper in the US, has launched an application that delivers the most sought-after content from the newspaper direct to mobile phones. The app is immediately available for iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile Smartphone users to download for free by texting MOBILE to 36397, or via the mobile web at nydailynews.com/mobile.
The Daily News mobile app, developed by Handmark, provides consumers with instant, real-time access to the latest breaking news, sports, gossip, politics, and columnists opinions. The app refreshes content automatically, with no need to manually update.
The Daily News is dedicated to bringing quality content to New Yorkers,
and we are focused on expanding and enhancing the way our readers access it, says CEO Marc Kramer. Our new mobile application offers a fast, easy and convenient source for our readers to connect with, anytime, anywhere.
The Daily News mobile app offers simple, easy-to-navigate tabs supporting an optimized reading experience from the mobile screen, including contextual photos as thumbnails with the headlines, and in full screen views with captions.
Articles from the app can be saved for later reading and shared via email and various social networking sites. A customizable My Feeds tab also enables users to access their own preferred news and feature stories.
Versions of the app for other platforms, including Android, Palm webOS and J2ME-based devices are due soon.