AsiaOne launches improved version of its free Apps

AsiaOne, Asia’s leading news and information website has revamped it award-winning iPhone, Android and iPad apps with a new and improved interface that aims to deliver a better user experience to its readers.

The revamped app was officially launched at the AsiaOne People’s Choice Awards 2015 head at M Hotel on April 30.

The apps are available for free and it provide readers the latest news and lifestyle content curated from Singapore Press Holdings’ top newspapers – including The Straits Times, The Business Times and The New Paper – as well as its numerous magazine publications.

Besides SPH’s own content, a wide range of external content from global regional partners such as The Wall Street Journal, Nikkei Asian Review and Vulcan Post among others, have been added to AsiaOne’s selection.

The all-new version of the app features an improved menu for fuss-free navigation, sleek and fresh interface, and better content display. Navigating from story to story is now easier and more seamless than before.

Readers can swipe through the various sections for the latest stories from a wide range of topics, such as Asia and World news, Technology, Business, Entertainment and more. A new Lifestyle section allows readers to access content from Singapore's No. 1 health site YourHealth, as well as AsiaOne's Women section, which features content relating to fashion, relationship, parenting and shopping.

The newly introduced My Favourites feature allows readers to quickly browse through a their preferred list of news stories.

AsiaOne readers can also swipe through galleries and watch videos within articles without having to exit the page to look for a video or photos relevant to the article. For readers who prefer to look at images instead of text, the Photo Galleries section offers a list of photo stories.

Mr Adrian Tay, Editor of AsiaOne, said: "Readers of today are very discerning. When they are interested in a particular topic, they want multiple viewpoints. The new AsiaOne app will answer readers' need for that. We save our readers’ time by having content from top publishers all within our platforms."

The latest version of AsiaOne's mobile and iPad apps are available for free in Apple AppStore and Google Play.

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