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Frisky Interview: Appanda Makes DIY iPhone Apps Easy, Companies Cash In

Harshil PatelFebruary 2, 20107 min read

Got a small business, blog, group, class or cause? Appanda has an app for that… I recently had a chance to sit down with Chris Przybyszewski, CEO of RESOLUTE, the Memphis-based iPhone developers behind a variety of original and for-hire games and apps. RESOLUTE’s latest release, Appanda is making it easier than ever for small businesses to create and launch their…

Consumers Ready for More SMS Alerts

Harshil PatelFebruary 2, 20102 min read

It might come as a surprise, but according to Mobile Marketing Watch, consumers actually wish they received more SMS messages than they already do. A recent study published by Dialogue Communications has found that over 67 percent of polled consumers would like to receive a higher amount of SMS messages in the form of appointment and other event reminders. Currently, only…

Embee Mobile Using Facebook to Offer Free Pre-Paid Airtime

Harshil PatelFebruary 1, 20102 min read

If you’re one of the millions of pre-paid cell phone users out there, listen up, because I think I’m about to make your day. Embee Mobile, a new startup based in Palo Alto, California, has created a new Facebook application called the Embee Mobile Minute Wallet, where users can participate in various activities in exchange for pre-paid minutes. For those…

HeroCraft to Bring Majesty to iPad

Harshil PatelFebruary 1, 20101 min read

The new iPad is already pretty majestic, what with all of its shiny surfaces and fancy wireless technologies. Still, that’s not enough for mobile developer HeroCraft, which has announced it will be bringing Majesty to the iPad, once it has also done so for Java, Android, and Blackberry devices. Majesty, in this instance, is not a quality, but the title of…

LEGO Universe Minifig Mission Underway: Answer the Call

Harshil PatelJanuary 21, 20102 min read

Are you a lifelong LEGO fan? Do you crave for online brick-building amid adventure and social interaction with friends? Do you want to save imagination? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you ought to know that the Great Minifig Mission has begun! LEGO Universe, the upcoming MMOG (massively multiplayer online game) based on the classic LEGO play experience,…