Category Archives: Product Development/UX

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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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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A Message for my friends about “Product Development”

I understand that it is confusing the way my projects are in constant flux. Only a year ago I was building a travel website called “TripTrace”. We never finished it because I needed to raise considerable capital to continue on … Continue reading

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7000 downloads. What’s happening?

Would some of you report to me what your experience is with mapO, please? What works and what doesn’t. And what would you like to see? Thanks.

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Releasing today*: Pingster

Yes, our list of names is pretty friggin long for a startup. Another app? Well – yes and no. There are presently thousands of people using mapOmatic, and the number grows all the time. But one of its most frequently … Continue reading

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4000th download yesterday

Well, it’s not Instagram* but it’s also taken until version 1.3 before it had the stability and features to be worthy of proper release. “Ping” seems to be interesting many people – so we’re going to try a little experiment … Continue reading

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Web>Phone

One of our niftier and less-discussed features is our TripClipper — a bookmarklet that allows you grab any webpage and pin it to a map, which instantly shows up on your phone. It’s an remarkably simple way to take information … Continue reading

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