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  • Saygent Launches In-App Voice Feedback System: Lets Customers Vent To Apps, Not On Twitter

    Saygent Launches In-App Voice Feedback System: Lets Customers Vent To Apps, Not On Twitter

    Apple’s Siri has been transforming how people interact with their phones. It taught us that it’s not just OK to talk to our phones, but that, in many cases, it’s actually a more useful way to get things done. Along those same lines, a company called Saygent is launching a mobile feedback solution which developers can insert into their application to collect feedback from… Read More

  • Mobile Payments Startup Jumio Takes On Card.io With Credit Card Scanning Toolkit For App Developers

    Mobile Payments Startup Jumio Takes On Card.io With Credit Card Scanning Toolkit For App Developers

    Mobile payments and identity verification company Jumio is introducing its Netswipe Mobile SDK today, which allows developers to add credit card scanning functionality to their mobile applications. The SDK (software development kit), is available now for iOS, but an Android version is coming soon, the company says. To jump start usage, Jumio is also waiving transaction fees for the… Read More

  • Building Smarter Apps

    Building Smarter Apps

    A new breed of mobile applications is coming. These new apps will not only “sense” the world around you, using the smartphone’s sensors like the compass, GPS, and accelerometer – they’ll also be able to combine that data with a history of your actions to intelligently determine your likes, interests and favorites. This understanding of the world, or… Read More

  • 1-Month Old BuzzDoes Scores $750K For Mobile App Marketing Platform

    1-Month Old BuzzDoes Scores $750K For Mobile App Marketing Platform

    BuzzDoes, a newly launched word-of-mouth marketing tool for mobile app developers, has secured $750,000 in seed funding from angel investors and Proxima Ventures. The tool, which operates as a drop-in SDK (software development kit), allows developers to add a viral recommendation feature to their application using a single line of code. Once installed, app users are… Read More

  • MoPho’s New App Lets You Order Photo Prints & Products Via Your iPhone

    MoPho’s New App Lets You Order Photo Prints & Products Via Your iPhone

    Dying to stick your awesome iPhone photos on a t-shirt, coffee cup, or mousepad? Yes? Good. Of course there are a million places you can do this on the desktop-sized Internet (you know, that thing with all the linked webpages which you access by typing letters on a keyboard into something called a “browser?”), but now there’s a more compelling option: there’s an app… Read More

  • Kinect SDK Launches In Early 2012 (We Peer At Past Hacks)

    Fresh on the heels of its envisioned future video, Microsoft has posted an inspiring portrayal of the Kinect to YouTube. The video outlines the somewhat unexpected uses of Kinect in its one-year history, including educational and medical applications, which is likely meant to boost awareness ahead of the commercial launch of the Kinect SDK. Developers have been hacking Kinect and creating… Read More

  • Social Gaming Network PapayaMobile Coming To iOS

    Social Gaming Network PapayaMobile Coming To iOS

    The popular social gaming network for Android, PapayaMobile, is announcing today that it’s now expanding its gaming platform to iOS. The company is making its social development toolkits available to iOS developers as a beta release, allowing them to connect users on both platforms (iOS and Android) for in-game features including challenges, game invites, leaderboards and more. Read More

  • Crashlytics, A Crash-Reporting Solution For Mobile Developers, Raises $1 Million

    Crashlytics, A Crash-Reporting Solution For Mobile Developers, Raises $1 Million

    Crashlytics, a crash reporting solution for mobile developers, today announced it has closed $1 million in seed funding in a round led by investment firms Flybridge Capital Partners and Baseline Ventures. The new service, available as an SDK for iOS developers (Android soon), is currently in private beta testing. Read More

  • Chartboost Launches New Direct-Deal Marketplace For Mobile Game Publishers

    Chartboost Launches New Direct-Deal Marketplace For Mobile Game Publishers

    New direct-deal advertising marketplace Chartboost launches today, allowing mobile game developers to use cross-promotion techniques to increase the size of their game’s user base, and therefore, its revenues. The company was created by former Tapulous employees, Maria Alegre, now Chartboost CEO, and Sean Fannan, CTO. After Disney’s acquisition of Tapulous, the Chartboost… Read More

  • Card.io’s SDK Comes To Android

    Card.io’s SDK Comes To Android

    Card.io, the mobile commerce company started by two former AdMob employees, Mike Mettler and Josh Bleecher Snyder, is launching a software development kit (SDK) for Android today. The SDK for iOS launched in June, allowing mobile app developers to retrieve credit card information from cards held up in front of the phone’s camera. As of today, the company says that card.io is… Read More

  • Appcelerator Launches Open Mobile Marketplace, An App Store For App Components

    Appcelerator Launches Open Mobile Marketplace, An App Store For App Components

    Mobile cloud platform company Appcelerator, makers of the cross-platform Titanium platform for building mobile, tablet and desktop applications, is today announcing the launch of the “Appcelerator Open Mobile Marketplace.” The new store, which was announced at the company’s Codestrong Developer Conference this afternoon, includes mobile app modules, templates, design… Read More