Monocle 24 App Hits 5,000 Downloads

Monocle magazines Monocle 24 app has hit 5,000 downloads in its first month, propelling it to the top spot on the paid-for news apps on the Apple App Store.

Developed by app development company Mubaloo, Monocle 24 enables users all over the world to listen to Monocles radio station both live and offline via the apps built in TimeShift browser, which is sponsored by Rolex. Users can view upcoming shows and make playlists. 

The app is designed for a global audience and features the ability to offer content flexibly across various time zones, says Mubaloo. Users can recommend places of interest which Monocle will visit and add to Monocles 25/25 destination guides, in addition to a weather button on the home screen.

Mark Mason, CEO of Mubaloo, says: “The Monocle app demonstrates the quality of developers that Mubaloo has attracted. The success in just a month is testament to the marriage of great design from Monocle and development from Mubaloo. The partnership between both companies meant that we were able to integrate some truly advanced features into the app such as 25/25, the travel guide to provide both business and leisure information about cities to view Monocles recommended restaurants, hotels, shopping, transport, fitness centre and Rolex retailers.”