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Digital Journal launches iPad and PlayBook apps powered by Polar Mobile

  (September 20, 2011)

(PRWEB) September 20, 2011

Digital Journal, a global digital media network with contributors in more than 200 countries, has launched news apps for the Apple iPad and BlackBerry PlayBook.

Partnering with Polar Mobile, Digital Journal is releasing free tablet apps that feature breaking news, blogs, image galleries and user-generated content submitted by more than 32,000 Digital Journalists around the world.

Digital Journal is excited about the opportunity to continue working with Polar Mobile to showcase world class user-generated content on mobile devices, said Chris Hogg, CEO, Digital Journal. With the success of our mobile apps on iPhone, BlackBerry, Android and Windows Phone devices, were eager to extend our mobile reach into the tablet space. Digital Journals tablet apps offer outstanding features with a sleek design, and the tablets themselves provide unique reading experiences we know readers are going to love.

Digital Journals iPad and PlayBook apps showcase top news and commentary from tens of thousands of Digital Journal members across the world. The tablet apps also include blogs, special reports and image galleries featuring an up-close-and-personal look at communities, people and events from thousands of cities.

We are excited Digital Journal has picked our tablet platform to further extend their presence in mobile, said Jon Zifkin, Director of Customer Success, Polar Mobile. Tablets will play an integral part in Digital Journals user engagement and monetization strategy.

Digital Journals tablet apps boast an immersive and engaging reading experience with a stunning layout and social media features such as the ability to share content on Twitter and Facebook from within the apps. The tablets apps also offer readers access to read and share Digital Journals Twitter and Facebook streams right within the apps.

Digital Journals iPad and PlayBook apps are available for download from the iTunes App Store (link) and BlackBerry App World (link) today.

About Digital Journal:
Digital Journal is a global digital media network with 32,000 professional and citizen journalists, bloggers, photographers and freelancers in more than 200 countries around the world. Regarded as a pioneer and leader in crowd-sourcing and user-generated content, Digital Journal is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. Digital Journal also consults news organizations on how to empower their audience to acquire content, drive revenue and increase engagement from digital media properties. For more information, visit

About Polar Mobile
Polar Mobile provides media companies globally an industry-leading Platform that makes it fast and easy to launch branded mobile Apps across every smartphone. Over 1,200 mobile Apps are powered by Polar Mobiles SMART Platform for 300 media Publishers in 10 countries, which include top tier magazines, newspapers, broadcasters and online portals across news, sports, entertainment and lifestyle media verticals. For more information, visit
For further information and Interviews:

Chris Hogg
Digital Journal
(416) 410-9675

Sydney Strader
Communications, Polar Mobile
(416) 317-5796


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