Mobile

  • Groupon steps into mobile carrier – Deutsche Telekom

    Groupon is a leading coupon dealing site nationwide as well as international. In this New Year, it is seeking expansion in the booming mobile sector. And, the movement has started in Europe. To introduce mobile internet business, Groupon starts a partnership with Germany’s Deutsche Telekom. As a piece of background information, Deutsche...
  • uSnap.Us Aces Kiwi Startup Weekend

    After 54 hours of pitching, researching, coding and designing – uSnap.Us emerged as the winner of Startup Weekend Wellington. Despite the fact that it was the first Startup Weekend ever held in New Zealand’s capital, the event attracted around 100 participants; further cementing the reputation of the city as...
  • Melon Meter: iPhone app that tells watermelon ripeness

    Melon Meter is an iPhone app that tells melon ripeness by just knocking on the melon. It’s an innovative way to help everybody from consumers to farmers. Did you know that up to 60% of watermelons purchased today are either over-ripe or under-ripe? We often see sellers knocking the watermelon before...
  • Alfred gets clever on iPad now integrates with Facebook, to curate Group-Deals

    Perhaps you remember our last post on Alfred in July. Guess what, it gets clever. Previously made available on iPhone and Android smart phones, the mobile app has now arrived on iPad with some added features. With its latest deep integration with Facebook, Alfred learns more about you via...
  • Banjo: Find friends and people (or stalk location) near you [apps]

    Bored at home (or anywhere!) and thinking of meeting new friends from your Twitter and Facebook contact lists? Now you can with Ban.jo! This 6 week-old apps (available on iTunes & Android market) not only allow you to find your friends from your social-network contact list, but it also...
  • Mobile Workstyle: The end on 9 to 5 job [Infographic]

    Social contact manager Gist. has analysed some of the data gathered over mobile workforce. The trend of working from home is rising to 38% while only 46% found still working in the office, nine to five. Yes, we don’t need to be in office anymore to be productive. The...
  • BlackBerry App World downloads reaches 1 billion

    Here’s what you don’t expect to hear about. Research In Motion’s BlackBerry App World has reached a new mark. According to the mobile company, 1 billion applications have been downloaded from its mobile marketplace. The marketplace offers application for RIM’s Blackberry smartphones and its recently-launched Playbook. It was launched...
  • Start-ups: $41 million does not promise success

    “For every success there will be 250 really dumb valuations.” – Mark Suster Color, a start-up company for photo-sharing received a huge amount of investment earlier this year. The news was a big-thing when I heard about it, and I was quite excited when watching the demo video in their website. Unfortunately, that does not reflect user experience when...
  • Hello mobile payments, goodbye fancy wallets [infographic]

    We’ve heard the coming of Google Wallet a few weeks ago and the launch was said to be somewhere early June, however that does not happen when clearly we can see ‘coming soon’ status on the official site. Back in March, Google announced that they are partnering with MasterCard and Citigroup to...