Apps

  • Soft Landing For IntuitionHQ

    IntuitionHQ co-founder Jacob Creech got the shock of his life recently with a phone call explaining he had just won an all expenses paid trip to San Francisco. The prize was part of a competition to help web start-ups get up to Silicon Valley and get engaged in the...
  • Startups: Go Try It On raised $3 million of funding

    On Friday, Go Try It On has announced that the company will received a round of funding worth $3 million from SPA Investments and Index Ventures. Go Try it On is a new startup on website and mobile app that enables user to ask for others’ feedback on outfits....
  • 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...
  • Tweet Hunt: Kill those Tweet!

    The number of people using Twitter around the world are only growing with 140-character status keep revealing every major and minor happening in every person’s life, every minute. Now, iPhone and iPad allows you to “fight” back at those tweets, with a bit of Angry Bird style. You can...
  • 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...
  • Square Is Now Worth $1.6 Billion from $240m in January

    Square, the mobile payments startup company that envisions revolutionizing the way of payment transaction (without cash and credit card) seems to grow rapidly each day. At the moment, Square promotes a free credit card reader to be attached to smartphones and iPhones, which turns them to a credit-card reader....
  • SoundCloud: Your tracks. Share it.

    Nonetheless, SoundCloud is still new in Asia, and many are not aware about this great audio platform. This audio-sharing platform has recently marked its 5 million users on 15th June with over 4 million users had signed up in just last year alone. Running since late 2008, the recent...
  • platform war

    Breaking the mobile market with your apps

    It’s an extremely crowded market for mobile apps, the barrier to entry is low but the barrier to success is very high. If you’re planning to create an app, you could create a program for just about anything. However, if you’re actually planning to make money out of the app,...