AOL Unveils New Mobile Portal and Android
New Smartphone Portal, AOL and DailyFinance Apps for Android Now Available
July 22, 2010 12:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--AOL Inc. (NYSE:AOL) is unveiling today a new
smartphone portal, m.aol.com, that takes the best of AOL and optimizes it for any mobile device. In addition, AOL
is increasing its focus on the Android operating system with the launch of the AOL app for Android, giving users a
simple and convenient way to access dozens of AOL’s most popular properties, and the DailyFinance app for
Android. AOL’s renewed focus on mobile apps and content comes on the heels of the arrival of David Temkin, the
company’s new Vice President of Mobile.
AOL’s smartphone portal works on any mobile browser and is designed to make it as convenient as possible for
users to access their favorite AOL content on any mobile device. For smartphones supporting HTML5, including
iPhone and Android devices, the portal provides a touch-driven interface that allows users to easily scroll through
articles and content; location-based services that deliver relevant and local weather, movie, traffic and other updates;
an application directory to easily find your favorite mobile apps as well as support for video content.
In addition to the new smartphone portal, AOL has released two new free applications for Android-based devices.
The AOL app provides a simple way to read content from some of AOL’s most popular sites like PopEater,
Engadget and FanHouse. Users can also access sites such as MapQuest and AOL Mail as well as hit the AOL app
list to find links to all available AOL apps for Android. Second, AOL’s popular DailyFinance app is now available
on Android devices. The DailyFinance app allows users to receive real-time stock quotes and financial news and
allows users to track up to 25 different portfolios. It also boasts sophisticated interactive charts and graphs that are