Galatta Cinema Universal iPad/iPhone App launched
11/13/2010

DCI Mobile Studios has just launched the Galatta Cinema Magazine Universal iPhone/iPad app. With this, users need not download separate apps for the iPhone and the iPad – Galatta Cinema Universal App works on both the devices, without any problems.

Online PR News – 13-November-2010 – – Chennai: Galatta Cinema (GC), the first-ever magazine to go onto the Apple mobile platform in India in the year 2009, has now upgraded its iPhone and iPad application and launched its Galatta Cinema Universal App for iPhone/iPad devices. Earlier, users had to download two separate apps for the iPhone and the iPad. The iPhone app was not compatible with the iPad device and the iPad app could not be used on the iPhone. But now, with Galatta Cinema Universal App, it is all under one roof – one app will work on both the devices, without technical hiccups.

Packed with a ton of new features, Galatta Cinema Universal is all the more exciting to use. The app sports features like page previewing, advanced zoom facilities, perfect text in all zooming states and a lot more! In brief, Galatta Cinema Universal app comes with a refurbished look, offering a better and more entertaining user experience.

Galatta.com is offering the app for FREE for a limited time period. Whether you are an iPhone or iPad user, you can download GC Universal app free of cost from the iTunes store and enjoy the latest version of the GC magazine right away. Galatta team will soon be adding archives of old issues to the app to make the app more exciting. You can download the app here ( http://itunes.apple.com/in/app/galatta-cinema/id314183503?mt=8 ).

Galatta Cinema is South India's largest circulating movie magazine in English which offers a complete picture of the movie industry in the four Southern states of India in an urbane, interesting, full-color and glossy fashion. GC already has a strong subscriber base in the iPhone, iPad, Android and Nokia OVI store markets. Now with the launch of Galatta Cinema Universal, the app will offer a richer and far more superior experience to users of Apple devices.

Commenting on GC Universal app, Mr. C. R. Venkatesh, CEO of Dot Com Infoway said, β€œWith GC's popularity increasing everyday, we felt this is the right time to launch the Universal app. We're currently looking at making the app reach every other South Indian user community by launching it in diverse mobile platforms.”

Mr. Girish Ramdas, President of Galatta.com, opined: β€œWe already have a strong subscriber base in the iPhone/iPad market. We were certain GC Universal will double the success of the app. Now, with the app offered for free, response from users has been tremendous, indeed way beyond our expectations.” He also added that Galatta team will soon launch GC in other tablet platforms and in other magazine marketplaces as well to boost sales. He further revealed that soon GC magazine will become a paid app.

Speaking of GC Universal, Mr. Vijayakumar Radhakrishnan, CTO of Dot Com Infoway said, β€œGC apps on Android, iPhone, iPad and Nokia – all run on the same server architecture. We plan to add few additional features this month to enhance the user experience.”

DCI Mobile Studios has developed this app in close coordination with the Galatta team. The current app is in Version 2.0, but the team plans to add more features and launch an upgraded version of the app soon.

About Galatta.com:

Galatta.com is South India's No.1 movie portal which offers news and movie related information on South Indian film industry. A complete movie portal, Galatta.com has branched out into several divisions – Galatta Cinema, a print magazine; Galatta Media, an event management division and Galatta Express, a weekly edition on the entertainment industry.

About DCI Mobile Studios:

DCI Mobile Studios is the mobile application division of Dot Com Infoway, which has been ranked as the Top 5 mobile application developers [ http://www.dotcominfoway.com/mobile-application-development/ ] in India by the SmartTechie magazine. DCI Mobile Studios has several successful apps to its credit, the most distinct of them being the official IPLT20 app and WT20 app.

About Dot Com Infoway:

Dot Com Infoway is a multi-national information technology company with offices in U.S.A, Netherlands and India. An ISO 9001:2000 certified company, DCI is a Microsoft Gold Partner, a Sun Associate Partner and a proud member of the prestigious NASSCOM and STPI.