September 11, 2009

Topix launches local news iPhone app

by amy at 10:35 AM

Today, Topix launched its first iPhone app, the Topix Aura.


With in-depth coverage nationwide, Topix Aura dynamically updates local information based on your GPS location or saved ZIP code. You can easily browse a stream of the latest local information, including:

  • Local news headlines, aggregated from thousands of sources across the Web, including local TV stations, newspapers, blogs and more

  • Local forum posts, with the ability to join the conversation from your phone

  • Reviews of nearby businesses from Yelp

  • Local Twitter posts

  • Up-to-date traffic and weather info

  • Local photos from flickr and Panaramio

  • Local classified listings, and more!

You can also browse news headlines in context via the handy News Map.

Available for every city in the country, Topix Aura is the only local app with complete coverage across the United States. Download it now!