07/28/2008, We already published about Cellspin, this cool phone application (with an ugly design) that allows users to publish audio, photo, and text simultaneously to their favorites blogging or social networking websites in a few clicks. Today, Cellspin launched on the iPhone and users can post on MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, Pownce, Blogger, Picasa, Flickr, Live Journal, Live Spaces, TypePad and eBay, and more to come. I hope that Cellspin wil invest […]
07/11/2008, Yesterday, PlanetEye opened its beta to the public and I took some time to review it. This innovative travel site lets users plan their trip by exploring the location they are going to visit. The core of the user experience happens on a map where hotels, restaurants, attractions, photos can be displayed and collected in the Travel Pack(s), that’s very intuitive and efficient for selecting the perfect hotel. Then users […]
05/04/2008, [Web 2.0] At Web 2.0, Pascal Josselin, CEO, showed me a demo of the revamped Yoono. Today, the beta is officially launching and you can test it for yourself.Like the previous version, Yoono’s toolbar suggest similar sites while you are browsing the web and enables you to meet new friends interested in the same topic. The coolest new feature is the access to most of your social networking sites in […]
04/23/2008, [Web 2.0] For those who are not familiar with Simulscribe (soon to be renamed PhoneTag), it is a service that you can setup to intercept your mobile phone voicemails and have it send it to you, translated in text via SMS or email. When using email, the message comes with an attached audio file containing the original message. Previously, email notifications came from a firstname.lastname@example.org address with a subject like […]
04/22/2008, Dan Khasis, Cto, Oosah [Web 2.0] Today, Oosah was launched (and we published about it), so tonight they are celebrating at the Sir Francis Hotel, in San Francisco. I finally met the CTO, Dan Khasis, who told me that he is pretty happy with the launch: They got good feedback and some good traffic.
04/22/2008, Demonstration driven by Steve Repetty (Chairman and CTO) [Web 2.0] Zude.com is a social networking service that let one create content a little like MySpace, except that its more recent architecture allows it to be more flexible and receive more “modules”. Zude announced today that it will feature shopping, ringtones and widgets, thanks to a partnership with Shopit, Myxer and Widgetbox. The strong point of Zude is that users can […]
04/22/2008, Web 2.0 I just got to the moscone center for my first meeting at the Web 2.0 conference. I met with Raju Vegesna from Zoho to talk about their recent announcements. The lobby is deserted as you can see in the photo and the sessions are not so well attended. Tomorrow will be better as the showfloor will open, and I am sure the crowd 2.0 will be there.
04/22/2008, Photo: the party was so packed that the crowd spread outside the pub [Web 2.0] The party held at Kate o’Brien pub was a nice kickoff for the Web 2.0 conference! I got there early, so I got the opportunity to chat with Eileen Gittins the CEO of Blurb (picture below). It is interesting to know that Eileen is a photographer and she started Blurb because she could not find […]
04/22/2008, [Web 2.0] Intel Mash Maker allows users to create client-side mashups while they are browsing the web. It was in closed alpha for some time and it has now some new features: support for Internet Explorer 7 and Firefox 3, widgets and visualization features, support for open extensible API. Rob Ennals the lead architect and Jeff Klaus the Marketing Director of Intel Mash Maker gave me a demo. It is […]
04/20/2008, [Web 2.0] I discovered Blist at DEMO 08 in January when it was launched, and I immediately liked the ease of use and the graphic design of this Free Social Database Service. Today, Blist is launching new support for international characters, such as accent marks in French or non-English letters in Norwegian as well non-Roman languages such as Japanese Kanji or Hindi, and even non-alphabetic languages such as Mandarin Chinese. […]