updated 3/2/2011 10:16:16 AM ET 2011-03-02T15:16:16

NEW YORK, March 2, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wall Street Journal announced today that a "WSJ House of the Day" app for iPad is now available for free from the App Store.

Based on the popular "House of the Day" feature from WSJ.com ( http://on.wsj.com/houseoftheday ) the new app takes users inside sleek, modern homes, urban renovations, sprawling McMansions and historic estates from across the United States. The WSJ House of the Day app allows users to:

  • Tour featured homes with vivid slideshows for a close and inside look at architecture, landscaping and design details;
  • Share the latest houses on Facebook and Twitter or email photos to friends;
  • Save images to the photos folder on the iPad or within the app.

The WSJ House of the Day app is available as a free, stand-alone app from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore/ . Dedicated sections for homes in New York City, Europe and Asia will be added to the app in the coming weeks.

About The Wall Street Journal

Founded in 1889, The Wall Street Journal is the world's leading business publication. Boasting more than two million subscribers, the Journal is the largest newspaper by total paid circulation and has the largest individually paid circulation of the top 25 U.S. newspapers. The Wall Street Journal franchise, with a global audience of 3.8 million, also comprises The Wall Street Journal Asia, The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Wall Street Journal Online at WSJ.com, the leading provider of business and financial news and analysis on the Web with more than one million subscribers and 26 million users per month. WSJ.com is the flagship site of The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, which also includes MarketWatch.com, Barrons.com and AllThingsD.com. The Wall Street Journal Radio Network services news and information to more than 375 radio stations in the U.S. The Journal holds 33 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism, and, in 2009, was ranked No. 1 in BtoB's Media Power 50 for the 10th consecutive year.

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CONTACT: Media Contact:
         Tom Amos
         Dow Jones & Company

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