Evangelist Apps


Times News

Client Overview- Times News

In 2010, the digital publishing world experienced a major change when Apple announced the launch of the iPad in the United Kingdom.

This caused a lot of excitement, and News Corp UK & Ireland Limited, which operates as News UK, was faced with a bold proposal.

Apple, a leader in consumer technology, suggested a collaboration to create custom iPad applications for two of News UK’s major publications: The Times and The Sun.

In an era of rapid digital transformation, crafting newspaper applications exclusively for the iPad was uncharted territory. But there was something complicating matters further: the

iPad’s operating system was still in its nascent stages, relying on beta software versions, adding complexity to the project. As such, the stage was set for a daunting endeavour to test the boundaries of innovation and collaboration.

To meet this monumental challenge head-on, News UK turned to Evangelist Apps, a dynamic player in the digital development arena.

Evangelist Apps quickly became an indispensable component of News UK’s digital team, embarking on a mission to conceptualise, design, build, and deliver iPad applications for The Times and The Sun within an astonishingly tight three-month timeframe.

Problem Statement - Times News

Solutions Provided for Times News

Key Features : Pioneering the Future of Digital Publishing

  1. Seamless Integration:

    Evangelist Apps seamlessly integrated the iPad applications with evolving iPad OS versions, ensuring optimal performance.

  2. User-Centric Design:

    User feedback drove continuous design updates, resulting in an app that catered to readers’ evolving preferences.

  3. Agile Development:

    Agile methodologies facilitated collaboration across teams and the ability to adapt rapidly to changing requirements.

  4. Robust Testing:
    Rigorous testing under various conditions, including network latency and challenging environments, ensured the app’s reliability.

Results- Times News


Ultimately, News UK’s collaboration with Evangelist Apps in creating iPad applications for The Times and The Sun is a testament to their resilience and innovation in the face of technological challenges.

This case study exemplifies how a pioneering spirit, unwavering commitment to quality, and effective collaboration can lead to unparalleled success in the ever-evolving realm of digital publishing.

Evangelist Apps’ contributions have transformed digital publishing and set new standards for user experience and innovation in the industry.