Author Archives: Rubin

Pingster 1.4 Released on iPhone!

Pingster 1.4 is an optimization — fixing a few key elements that simply weren’t working right — to make the current Pingster prototype more useful. (1) The ping now works even when you’re phone is sleeping or the app is in … Continue reading

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Yes, it seems like we all disappeared for the summer.  The real story involves a fire in a neighbor’s apartment after the 4th of July –which wiped out the building and sent our start-up into a bit of disarray. (They … Continue reading

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Pingster 1.3 Released for iPhone

In the past couple days i’ve had opportunities to use Pingster in ways that made it clear that it’s really not like other apps, and it can be enormously useful. I was in San Francisco, North Beach, and was planning … Continue reading

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Push Beyond…

Messing around tonight with some old material, I re-edited my first YouTube video, cutting it down and hotting it up (the Beck song rocks). I thought it might be a statement about Pingster – something about friends/strangers or connecting or … Continue reading

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Mood Swings and Innovation

Yesterday was weird. It began by hearing that Glympse closed on $7.5M in a B round of financing. Glympse has been around for a couple years, still pushing their version of location-sharing, and recently hit 1M users. Regardless of what … Continue reading

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Pingster 1.2 for Android Released Today

While iPhone downloads seem to be eclipsing Android downloads, we still felt the need to keep the Android version caught up to the iOS so friends can more easily connect. Ok Android users: go get some Pingster and play around!

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Velocity Ignite

Always wanted to try an Ignite session. Don’t know what that is? It’s a powerpoint presentation on any topic (usually held at a drinking party attached to a tech conference) with very formal rules — 20 slides that are set to … Continue reading

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