Malayala Manorama has introduced its first official iPad. The app is available as free download from the iTunes store.
The app will allow readers to enjoy Malayala Manorama's coverage that blends print, Manorama Online and Manorama TV on the go.
Mario Garcia, designer of the app, said, "With the iPad, Malayala Manorama gains a true global audience. Keralites across the world can now come to the iPad and read all the stories from home, along with galleries of photos, videos, commentary. The iPad will allow for reacquaintances to be established."
Mariam Mammen Mathew, chief operating officer, Manorama Online, said, "For the 123-year old Malayala Manorama, the transition to the iPad was easy. We have been pioneers in adopting new story telling techniques and technologies. The Malayala Manorama has a huge presence in the Online medium as well as the Mobile space. Tablets are closest to the newspapers in the digital world and allow readers to have a richer experience newspaper with a flick. We are a journalism focused company and we feel the iPad presents a wonderful opportunity to be great storytellers."
The Malayala Manorama iPad App can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.