OneIndia.in, the online mulit-lingual news portal now owned by Netcore, has launched a news app for Apple's iOS platform supporting iPhone/iPod Touch devices. The application is multilingual, and features content from the portal in five Indian languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada. The app has been developed by Robosoft Technologies, and can be downloaded free of charge from Apple's App Store. Interface & Functionality - Language Switch Button: It also features a language switch button, which interestingly denotes each language by the first letter of its alphabet. Clicking on the same instantly changes the default language. We tried choosing a language, and closed the app. On being restarted, the app remembered the last language-in-use. - Standard iOS UI Design: The app follows the standard iOS UI design scheme, with a row of five buttons at the bottom, for switching between content listing sections such as Home, News, Cricket, Entertainment and More. The header houses a small stock update and cricket score ticker, very similar to the NDTV app, which has also been developed by Robosoft. - Pull To Refresh: The News, Cricket and Entertainment sections feature a horizontal scroll bar at the top, for browsing sub-sections.The rest of the app features content headers in an orange colored background, which expand to full stories. The sections come with a 'pull to refresh' capability a.k.a the Twitter app. - Social Sharing: The app allows users to share stories on Facebook, Twitter and via E-Mail, increase and decrease font size and bookmark them as favorites for future…
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