theGrio’s 100: Shaun Evans, bringing urban news to a smartphone near you

Shaun Evans (Courtesy of OMBO Apps)

Shaun Evans (Courtesy of OMBO Apps)

Who is Shaun Evans?

Hailing from the Atlanta area, Shaun Evans attended Southern University in New Orleans, Louisiana.

In recent years, Shaun Evans has made significant contributions to the world of iPhone applications.  He owns OMBO Apps, an app development company located in Atlanta, Georgia.

Why is he on theGrio’s 100?

Shaun Evans and his start-up company released their flagship iPhone application Urban Gossip in December of 2012.  The app is a custom mobile web browser that features the most popular and upcoming black celebrity news sites.  The browser contains 21 contributing websites, including MediaTakeOut.com, YBF, AllHipHop.com, Black Celebrity Kids, and Concrete Loop.

The new app is free and can be download from the iTunes store.

What’s next for Evans?

Evans and his iPhone app developing company, OMBO Apps, will continue to produce applications for urban costumers.  Future applications genres will include news, gossip, sports, technology, business, social networking, music, and entertainment.

Check out Shaun Evans OMBO Apps site here.