Glide

  • Jim Dalrymple’s Loop Magazine Reboots With Stunning Mobile Publishing Platform Glide

    Jim Dalrymple’s Loop Magazine Reboots With Stunning Mobile Publishing Platform Glide

    Five months ago, veteran Apple reporter Jim Dalrymple made a bet that people would want to pay two bucks to read articles about tech, music and more in a minimal iPad magazine. Now, he’s moving to a relatively unknown new platform called Glide that may end up kicking off the next era of tablet media publishing. Dalrymple has been publishing on the web since 1994, but earlier this year… Read More

  • Glide Tops 3.5M Downloads With Over 12 Million Seconds Of Video Shared Each Day

    Glide Tops 3.5M Downloads With Over 12 Million Seconds Of Video Shared Each Day

    Glide, the video messaging app that launched on the Disrupt NY stage just a few months ago, today announced that it has reached 3.5 million downloads, with users sharing upwards of 12 million seconds of video each day. For some perspective, that’s about 139 days worth of video. Those users are also watching around 15 million seconds of video each day. According to the official press… Read More

  • Video Texting App Glide Is Going “Viral,” Now Ranked Just Ahead Of Instagram In App Store

    Video Texting App Glide Is Going “Viral,” Now Ranked Just Ahead Of Instagram In App Store

    Video chatting app Glide is on a roll of sorts. In recent weeks this mobile messenger for iPhone and Android devices has been climbing the app store charts on both platforms, having gotten as high as #6 overall in the Apple App Store, and #1 in the App Store’s social networking section. Today, the iPhone app is ranked #16 in the U.S., Glide’s top market – just one spot… Read More

  • Skype Brings Free Video Messaging Out Of Preview, Redefines ‘Visual Voicemail’

    Skype Brings Free Video Messaging Out Of Preview, Redefines ‘Visual Voicemail’

    Skype has just announced that the previously beta video messaging feature it’s been testing is now a proper release feature of its Skype applications for Windows, Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android and BlackBerry. Video messaging on Skype simply allows users to record a message for a contact to be viewed later, sort of like a video voicemail, instead of requiring that any real-time… Read More

  • Glide Rolls Out The Beta Version Of Its Video Messaging Android App At Disrupt NY

    Glide Rolls Out The Beta Version Of Its Video Messaging Android App At Disrupt NY

    The first day of Disrupt NY 2013 is nearing its end, but we can’t end things without giving our Audience Choice winner a chance to present in front of our judges. Today, the Israel-based folks behind the video messaging app Glide (not to be confused with Battlefield contestant Glider) have been voted our first Audience Choice Battlefield company, and today they’ve officially… Read More

  • The Check In Is Dead; Long Live The Check In As Foursquare Adds Quick Glide Feature On iOS

    The Check In Is Dead; Long Live The Check In As Foursquare Adds Quick Glide Feature On iOS

    Depending who you ask, Foursquare could be in a great place as far as growth. Or in a bad place. We’ve heard about potential acquisitions, difficulty fundraising and everything in between. One thing we do know is that Foursquare needs your check ins to survive. After pushing consumer-facing features that allow you to dive deep into venue information, whether you check in or not, the… Read More

  • Google Chrome OS Is Here! Well, Kinda.

    Later today at CES, Glide will be debuting its extension for the Google Chrome browser, which it claims turns the software program into a full operating system. The extension, which is also available for Internet Explorer 7+ and Firefox 3.0+, can already be downloaded here. What Glide does is extend the most popular Internet browsers with a suite of applications that can interact with… Read More

  • TC50: Glide Health Lets Docs And Patients Access Health Records Across Mobile And Desktop Platforms

    The online medical records space is growing fast; with Microsoft, Google and others trying their hand at products that could eventually become the go-to platform for accessing health records online. TechCrunch50 startup Glide Health, which was spun off from Transmedia, is hoping to give these tech giants a run for their money with its web, desktop and mobile apps that provide a centralized… Read More

  • Glide Engage Is A Stream Reader With A Web OS Attached

    If you need proof that the stream makes complex services more accessible, take a look at Glide Engage. Launched last week, Glide Engage is a stream front-end for the Glide, a Web OS which offers a suite of integrated Web Apps including docs, spreadsheets, photo and music uploading and sharing, calendar, email, Website creation and collaboration tools. Glide can be overwhelming. There is a… Read More