One Public Makes Big Bets on Windows

Cross-media marketing software and technology firm One Public ( has announced that it had acquired Telephony Media, a mobile and connected devices design and development studio. Telephony Media designs iOS applications and connected devices like the iGrill. With the acquisition of Telephony Media, the company is hoping to create "cost-effective and scalable" solutions that extend to Windows 8.1.

"The introduction of unified Windows 8.1 application platform by Microsoft has opened new opportunities," One Public CEO Fahad Khan stated. "Smart marketers are already investing heavily on Windows 8.1 apps. We have extensive experience on iOS platform and are looking to build a leadership position on Windows 8.1 platform."

The development studio will continue to operate as Telephony Media under the One Public umbrella according to the company in a press release. The company promises that existing iOS applications will be updated following Apple's introduction of iOS 8 to developers this week and that it will optimize existing iOS apps for clients signing up to build Windows 8.1 apps.

Chuong Nguyen

Chuong's passion for gadgets began with the humble PDA. Since then, he has covered a range of consumer and enterprise devices, raning from smartphones to tablets, laptops to desktops and everything in between for publications like Pocketnow, Digital Trends, Wareable, Paste Magazine, and TechRadar in the past before joining the awesome team at Windows Central. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, when not working, he likes exploring the diverse and eclectic food scene, taking short jaunts to wine country, soaking in the sun along California's coast, consuming news, and finding new hiking trails.