Path Network Creates iPhone App “With” and Releases It For Free

Borrowing the concept from Facebook, executives at the mobile network Path have asked their employees once a month to host hackathons in which they work on some type of project outside of their typical work. Employees may create the next big iPhone app or create a new way to share information online, really the choice […]

Nokia S40 Gets Foursquare App: Hopes To Attract Entry Level Market

Foursquare, the world’s most popular location based check-in service has been available on Smartphones since the program launched, in fact the company relies on phones at the core of their service. Unfortunately for lower end phone users the program has been out of reach…until now. Nokia announced this week that their beta lab has released […]

Apps: SpotOn Makes Food, Drink Suggestions Based on Foursquare, Facebook

Apps like Yelp and Urbanspoon are certainly good at identifying restaurants within a walking or driving overall range, but don’t offer much in the way of a tailored suggestion experience. I’ve used the apps before to much frustration because while they do turn up establishments, it doesn’t really help me to know there is a […]

Poached: Path Lures Away Another Facebook Employee

Earlier this year, Facebook Platform Manager Dave Morin announced he was leaving the powerful web property to launch a mobile social network called Path with Napster dude Sean Fanning. Unlike Facebook, Path is geared towards paring down your social circle rather than expanding it exponentially, and encourages keeping your contacts list simple with a limit […]

Blurtl: Send Recorded Messages To Your Facebook Wall

Australian telecom company Telstra has come up with a Facebook Application that is quite possibly my newest momentary favorite feature on the social network sites radar. Called Blurtl the application allows users to create 30 second voice clips with their mobile phone which can then be posted to their personal Facebook walls. Created by DDB […]

Vodafone Invents Giant Device Charging Truck for Festivals

One of the more prevalent worries a smartphone user faces is the “20% Battery Remaining” warning that pops up when your device is getting ready to lame out on you. Basically, from the minute you think about leaving your house, the calculations begin about how much juice you can spare to text a friend, find […]

Contapps For Android: A More Robust Social Contact List

If you’re using the included Android Contacts app with your Smartphone you may have already integrated your Facebook status updates with your contact information, unfortunately the program doesn’t currently allow for Twitter access or integration with other third party social networks and that’s where Contapps comes into play. Using this new social integration program users […]