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  • Socialize Launches Social SDK To Let Developers Unleash Communities Hiding in Mobile Apps

    Socialize Launches Social SDK To Let Developers Unleash Communities Hiding in Mobile Apps

    In 2008, Daniel R. Odio, Sean Shadmand, and Isaac Mosquera founded a mobile app development startup called PointAbout. The team had their first big success with AppMakr, a service that makes it easy to generate your own custom, native iPhone apps. The company started building custom apps for brands like Disney, The Washington Post, Newsweek, and Politico, bootstrapping until they raised $1… Read More

  • AppMakr Raises $1 Million To Help You Build Custom iPhone Apps

    AppMakr Raises $1 Million To Help You Build Custom iPhone Apps

    AppMakr, a service that makes it easy to generate your own custom, native iPhone application, has closed a $1 million seed round. The round includes angel investors and VCs: Mitch Kapor (founder of Lotus), Bill Lee, Rich Chen, Charles River Ventures (George Zachary & Bill Tai), Brian McClendon (angel, VP of Engineering at Google), Kima Ventures (Jeremie Berrebi & Xavier Niel)… Read More

  • AppMakr now supports GeoRSS tagging

    AppMakr now supports GeoRSS tagging

    AppMakr is a service that allows you to make simple, Internet-fed apps for the iPhone, Touch, or iPad. Historically, AppMakr has been called a glorified RSS reader but, with the addition of push notifications, a native image viewer, and GeoRSS support, they’re trying to shake that image. GeoRSS is the latest addition to the product and allows content providers to stick a little XML code… Read More

  • AppMakr adds features, now free for a limited time

    AppMakr adds features, now free for a limited time

    We covered AppMakr a few months ago and found that they were a fairly cool way to make simple iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch apps with a minimum of fuss. They’ve just announced that they hit 1 million downloads onall of their custom apps and have also announced a number of improvements to the service. The service, to recap, allows you create simple apps consisting of RSS feeds and other pieces… Read More

  • AppMakr: Make your own iPhone apps for just two bills

    AppMakr: Make your own iPhone apps for just two bills

    What AppMakr lacks in vowels they make up for in coolness. AppMakr is a dead easy app design engine that allows you to enter a URL or search term, pick a few images, and publish an app to the App Store in a few minutes. The service uses RSS feeds and searches to build a comprehensive feed of your website or “personal brand” that is updated automatically. You can then push the app… Read More