A short two years since Urban Airship formally launched, the company has established itself as a leader in its ability to navigate the complex, multifaceted explosive-growth industry of mobile apps.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "push notifications."
KissOnTheFly 1.7 and Kik Messenger together to delivery Virtual Kisses
Simiula has announced KissOnTheFly 1.7, your "messenger of love". The iPhone is known to be a versatile device and Apps demonstrate that everything is possible. This app fall in this category to use the device in an unthinkable way: The KissOnTheFly app send animated virtual kisses (postcards), but to actually send the message you have to blow over the iPhone!
Google+ iPhone App has Potential
The headlines over the last few weeks have been a buzz about Google's new social networking site. One of its most touted features is its circles option, which allows you to share information with certain groups of people, friends, colleagues, etc.
KipCall Connects to Your Facebook Contacts By Phone or Email
iPhone apps already access Facebook to sync profile pics and manage contact information. But KipCall offers more - the ability to make free calls to FB friends.
Monster Free Apps: A Scary Good Way to Find Free Apps
Want free apps with no strings attached? Heck, who wouldn’t want to discover freebies in the App Store? With Monster Free Apps and their mantra “So good it’s scary,” you have the opportunity to download paid apps for free.
Abble Dabble is a Letter Tile Game with a Twist
Logophiles, Scrabble fans, and anyone who enjoys a good word game should definitely check out Coresoft’s Abble Dabble. Raising the word game bar, Abble Dabble presents an array of settings and features that breathes new life into the characteristic letter tile game, while still retaining the familiarity of a classic.
Pushme.to Puts Free Text and MMS In Your Hands
Want to send text and multimedia messages but don’t want the often costly monthly bill? Check out Treebune’s Pushme.to Lite, a free messenger app that enables you to send free text and MMS messages whether you’re in North America or abroad.
Strategic Board Game Lovers Unite! Boardz is Online Play
Boardz is an iPhone app that contains four classic two-player strategic board games – Chess, Go, Shogi, and XiangQi. It is designed to work over a network connection and seeks out other players as opponents.
Catchif Works for the Location Aware
Catchif joins the crowded field of apps competing to share your location and keep tabs on others.
While Catchif works well, it may not be compelling enough to move you off of Loopt, Google Latitude, or any of the other more popular services that have developed a strong following.
Mail Notifier: Push Notifications for All Your Email Accounts
I'm always amazed when a new app fits so seamlessly into my routine that it's as if it has always been there. That's the case with Mail Notifier from Enflick. The productivity app provides push notification of email and it works beautifully with Windows Live (Hotmail), AOL, Gmail and any IMAP account.
Beejive IM 3.0 Shows Promise
Beejive IM 3.0 With Push has the potential to expand the iPhone's instant messaging capabilities. Despite a few bugs, it has some great features that IM power users should consider.
Beejive contains all major instant messaging applications: AIM, Google Talk, Facebook, Yahoo, ICQ, MSN, etc.
Developers Rush to Update their Apps with Push Notification Services
Following the release of the OS 3.0 firmware and SDK updates less than a month ago, app devs are now stocking the App Store with new or updated apps that use Apple’s Push Notification Service.
iPhone OS 3.0 Full Review
The newest update to the iPhone operating system brings features that users have longed for as well as some extra goodies that keep the iPhone the most compelling mobile device on the market. The good news is that almost all the updates are available to those who are not springing for the iPhone 3G S, which becomes available June 19.
Interview with Adam Saltsman of Semi Secret Software
Adam Saltsman and Eric Johnson, are co-founders of Semi Secret Software. If you're a fan of the popular Wurdle word game, then you'll probably recognize the company's name. Saltsman handles the design end, and Johnson does the coding.
App Store Tops One Billion Downloads in Just Nine Months
The App Store hits a milestone and a lucky kid is the grand prize winner of Apple’s one billion app countdown contest. Connor Mulcahey, age 13, of, Weston, Conn. will receive a $10,000 iTunes gift card, an iPod touch, a Time Capsule storage unit and a MacBook Pro.