Category: iPhone

Now, figuring out where to Workfrom fits in the palm of your hand

If you’re among the coffeeshop camping workforce in Portland, you’re probably well aware of Workfrom, the company that helps you figure out nearby places, wifi speeds and passwords, and the like. But what you may not know is that finding those great work spots just got a heck of a lot easier. With the Workfrom mobile app. Read More

It's like a podcast, but from a CFO: Earnings Calls app helps you tune in to companies' financials

As more and more startup darlings and unicorns flirt with going public or take the opportunity to IPO, earnings calls are coming back into vogue. During the dotcom days, tuning into these sorts of things took all sorts of effort. Tracking down numbers. Tuning in at the right time. Finding the corresponding Webinar. It was a hassle. Read More

Be a Lush: iOS app for drink making helps folks feel more informed with cocktail selections

I don’t think it’s any secret that Portland knows its beverages. With a thriving brewing and distilling scene, we’re lucky to have a wealth of knowledge within arms reach. And any number of bartenders and mixologist who are willing to help us with those decisions. But sometimes, you could use a little help. Like Lush, the drink making app. Read More

Chatting with YIX: Cofounder Jenny Diggles on animated gifs, eliminating "dude bros" in tech, and working with Microsoft

Traditionally, Portland hasn’t been the strongest town for consumer facing apps. But one genre—games—has managed to buck that trend. One of the recent newcomers to the Portland gaming scene is YIX, the first game centered around animated gifs. Read More

What's your glitch? Glitch Lab, Portland-built image glitching at its finest

You know how there are awesome projects all over Portland that you either a) don’t know about because I do a poor job of telling you or b) don’t know about because I just found out about them? Well, I was just sitting down to chat with the folks from Mountain Machine Games, a local game studio that works on some awesome stuff. And then, “Hey, did I ever tell you about our glitch app?” happened. Read More

Portland snow brings with it a modern day air raid siren on smartphones… and of course a new meme

Okay. Okay. We get it. Portlanders like to freak out about the weather. Especially winter weather. But this one was a bit of a doozy. And as usual, it became a messy mix of snow and ice rather quickly. Portland does that whole messy weather thing exceptionally well. The snow. The freezing rain. Read More

Is that an Alaska Airlines boarding pass in your Passbook or is your iPhone just happy to see me?

After the Urban Airship and Alaska Air announcement during Google I/O, you might have seen this one coming. But now it’s been confirmed. Urban Airship is powering Alaska Airlines Passbook integration on iOS devices. Read More

Get an iPhone or iPod Touch for the holidays? Make your gaming experience that much better with WynCASE

While many folks get an iPhone to be—well, a phone—many soon discover that it works far better as a gaming and computing device than an actual phone. But that gameplay can often leave a bit to be desired. Read More

Finding that perfect holiday gift just got easier, thanks to Macy's and the new Meridian SDKs

While they might not be able to give you hints on what to get your friends and family, Macy’s and Portland based Meridian just made it a heck of lot easier to find your way around the store, itself. Read More

Take your Halloween costume and iPhone for a spin. And win.

SpinCam—the app that allows you to easily capture 360 degree panoramic images with your iPhone or iPad—is getting in the Halloween spirit. And you stand to benefit.

The folks at Spot Metrix, creators of SpinCam, are inviting you to spin your Halloween costume for the chance to win. Read More

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