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Sarasota Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011 6 years ago

The Observer goes mobile


The iPhone app is now available for download in the iTunes store.

Grab the latest news, events and photo galleries for Longboat Key, East County and Sarasota anytime, anywhere, because the iPhone app is here. The app allows you to experience your favorite community news anywhere you go via your iPhone or iPod touch. app users can:

• Get the latest headlines of the day or filter neighborhood news by Longboat Key, East County or Sarasota.

• View, save and share must-attend upcoming events.

• Browse and view Black Tie photo galleries in portrait and landscape formats.

• View, save and share the much-read police reports from Cops Corner.

With the app, you don’t just read the news — you can make it your own. Save articles to read later, and e-mail articles, events and photo galleries to your friends … all while on the go.

AtLarge Inc. created the iPhone app five months ago. Under the leadership of Anand Pallegar and his atLarge team, they created a mobile app that was then beta-tested by a team of Observer Group employees.

The app was pre-launched in the Apple app store at the beginning of February and has since garnered five-star ratings.

“We wanted to create a mobile experience as smart and entertaining as Your’s award-winning news coverage — the kind of experience that would capture’s hyper-local news, events and Black Tie photo galleries in style,” says Pallegar. “Judging by the reviews and downloads, we’ve succeeded.”

Get it here
You can download the app by going to the iTunes store or the Apple app store on your iPhone or iPod touch. Search for “YourObserver” and download the app.

To learn more about the app, visit



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