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Pushpins founder explains why grocery stores should avoid building their own apps

It is no longer just early-adopters who are using smartphones to improve their shopping experiences. According to a recent study by Portland-based digital agency White Horse, approximately 84 percent of smartphone owners use their mobile devices to enhance their in-aisle shopping experiences. From ... Full Article »

January 29, 2012 8:00am

How the RoadNinja iPhone app makes interstate driving more fun

RoadNinja is a free app that helps drivers and travelers when they’re on a road trip. By tapping into a huge database of services like restaurants, lodging and gas stations located near to interstate exits, RoadNinja combines new technology with old-school billboards and signs to bring users the b ... Full Article »

October 29, 2011 8:00am

Opera Software CTO on apps and the future of web browsing

Opera Software on October 11 will be hosting the 2011 UpNorthWeb conference in Oslo. Appolicious was invited to participate in the conference and will provide comprehensive coverage as to how Opera and others in the region are approaching the future of the web. As a preview, we connected with Oper ... Full Article »

October 8, 2011 8:00am

For Ness, restaurant discovery is just an appetizer

While there are a lot of restaurant discovery apps available for iOS devices, few if any are as beautifully crafted and ambitious as Ness. The free iPhone app, which works on devices running on iOS 4 or above, serves up recommendations based on 10 or more restaurants in your area it asks you to rat ... Full Article »

October 1, 2011 8:00am

Dial up YP’s local apps for iOS or Android

The Yellow Pages contact directory is traditionally one of the easiest ways to find businesses, addresses, and phone numbers. Taking efforts to stay ahead of the curve, the product has evolved to bypass the print era into its current web-based form and mobile presence. For example, the YP Yellow Pa ... Full Article »

September 24, 2011 8:00am

JibJab dances its way to iPads with childens storybook app

Since debuting its hilarious “This Land” viral video that mocked John Kerry and George W. Bush prior to the 2004 presidential election, Venice, Calif.-based digital entertainment studio JibJab has created some of the most entertaining and commercially viable content (OfficeMax elves anyone) foun ... Full Article »

September 10, 2011 7:00am

Suzanne Somers takes a step that is new on the iPhone

Message to Suzanne Somers from many of her fans who own iPhones, “we’ve been waiting for you!” After three television series (including her iconic role as Chrissy Snow on Three’s Company), 22 books and multiple motion picture roles, Somers earlier this year made her mobile media debut. And ... Full Article »

September 3, 2011 4:00pm

MTV’s digital head talks VH1 Celebrity Party and the network’s rocking mobile strategy

As one of the most iconic entertainment brands of the last half century, MTV Networks is not missing a beat expanding into the realm of mobile media. The company this week debuted VH1 Celebrity Party, a social, charades-style game where players guess the name of the celebrity based on verbal clues ... Full Article »

August 27, 2011 6:00am

How to stay 5Degrees ahead in creating an app for professional social networking

While LinkedIn made some noise this week with significant updates to its iOS and Android applications, a recently launched app-conceived service called 5Degrees is making a play for mobile professionals. As Appolicious Advisor Phil Hornshaw detailed in his Fresh Apps column: “The app lets you im ... Full Article »

August 20, 2011 2:00pm

Alfred creator discusses the app’s “Serendipity Engine” for dining recommendations and more

While the free Alfred iPhone app is already a hit with foodies, the app’s developers have “big plans” for takings its “Serendipity Engine” for recommendations into other walks of life. “We want to expand his recommendations to go beyond places and deals, and cover products in the real w ... Full Article »

August 13, 2011 6:00am

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