Kids don’t want to stay in touch with parents; parents want to know where their kids are without having to nag them. ImOK is an app that rewards kids for each time they check in. The ImOK app is both a location and incentive-based startup that will make kids want to let their parents know where they are.
This category covers startups that provide for the mobile communications industry. Here you will find posts that relate to apps and peripherals for all your mobile devices.
Sonar is a free app for your iPhone, iPad and iPod that helps you discover if you have anything in common with anyone else in your current location. Sonar shows you how connected to the people around you are by analyzing your Foursquare, Facebook and Twitter networks.
Glastonbury is a small town in Somerset, England and hosts the annual Festival of Contemporary Performing Arts from June 22nd – June 26th. New-Startups.com is not usually about sharing the details about music festivals, but what really caught our attention is the fun Glastonbury festival app available for the iPhone, iPad, Android and Nokia.
Vancouver based Sleeping Giant Apps is composed of 3-highly-skilled “indie-dev” superstars that make apps that are simple, speedy and stylish. HQ is the first app from this trio – to help you deal with day-to-day tasks in a new, fresh and better way. Available at the iTunes App Store for your iPhone and iPod Touch, HQ is a tool to manage and track the progress of any project (no matter what realm it may be for).
We first talked about Deal Locator when it officially launched in May, now we have some more exciting news! Yay! Congratulations to Playground Digital for releasing the mobile version for their international deal aggregating application: Deal Locator!!!
Working closely in partnership with the likes of Citi, MasterCard, FirstData, Sprint, VeriFone and others, Google Wallet launched, as away for you pay with your mobile device. We’ve seen the shopping experience move from paying with coins, to paper money, to cards, and now the next big move – to mobile devices.
DealLocator is a location-based group-buy and coupon finding app that aggregates content from the countless deal sites from around the world into the most intuitive user interface we’ve seen. By leveraging existing technologies like Google Maps, and content from international deal sites, Playground-Digital in Toronto has managed to build this robust application for users to navigate the cluttered group-buying space.
Onavo is an app for your iPhone that compresses your data usage to save you money. While the app is installed and during your normal iPhone usage, the software will compress the background data usage by the other apps currently installed on your iPhone. The application will also break down the data usage of each app and let you know which ones have their hands in your wallet the most.
Developed by the team from PixelMedia Inc. Bzzy App is a convenient SMS auto responder to text messages and phone calls to let your friends know you’re busy. A simple, smart, intuitive and easy to use app that lets you customize text messages for reply’s while you perform various tasks.
Instagallery is an iPhone and iPad app that uses the Instagram API to provide you with a platform to view your galleries in style. Developed by the InfinitApps team, this app lets you view Instagram photos taken by others, overview the pictures you have taken, or view various popular photos on the Instagram network.