Viigo for BlackBerry lets you stay up to date on news, weather, sports and other things like financial markets, movies and shopping. It’s quick and handy if you want to check the top news stories quickly or check a movie listing or your horoscope or . yeah, you get the picture.
This type of simple, real-time information transfer to the web using a smart phone is the breakthrough technology of the new “Blog Beast” blogging platform from Empower Network. It is going to be a revolutionary change in the way people promote or sell anything online. This is great news of course. And it is also a great prospect to be able to manage business from the phone, if the Empower Network promises pan out. It may be worthwhile finding out, because a month is not breaking a bank, considering the winnings that some people have made through the affiliate programs.
You can also get a DROID phone by joining testing programs that help software manufacturers determine if a particular mobile phone application is ready to hit the market or isn’t yet quite fit for the average consumer. This stage of software testing occurs after the programmers have done their own share of testing in the lab and does not involve any technical knowledge or special skills. Additionally, you would not need and previous experience or references to apply and you won’t need special education.
Beware, walk-up charges are up this year from 0.00 to 0.00. But it is totally worth it just to discover what will be unveiled this time at the week long conferences. Last year 36,700 registered to find out (according to festival executives), with total attendance for the week at 175,000.
Foursquare offers ‘Badges’ to ‘Mayors’ who check into venues frequently. You can also sweeten the deal by offering additional rewards or special loyalty programs for Foursquare users.
Apple also will lead the way with revenue gained from in-app purchases or additional purchases made within a paid application, such as bonus game levels which will serve as a key growth driver for revenue up to 2014.
Cellufun offers really simple games, such as brain games and arcade games. You can also adopt a virtual pet if that’s your bag. You have to sign up for a free account and build an avatar, but the process is quick and you can start playing right away. The games are super simple so don’t expect too much.
Pandora, like the Internet Radio Web site of the same name, is customizable to your music preferences, and if you like, you can have it playing in the background while you search through App World on your BlackBerry.