Taplister may not be a new name to you Portland types. But thanks to the folks at Upstart Labs, Taplister has reimagined their beer finding service—and it’s worth a second look. Read More
Running with responsive Web design: Athletepath at Mobile Portland, this Monday
Portland startup Athletepath had a big test this weekend when they provided the official race results for the largest relay race in the world, the Hood To Coast Relay. And to serve that massive audience, they had to have a mobile presence that could withstand the onslaught of tens of thousands of athletes and fans. Read More
Another day, another awesome Portland Kickstarter project funded: GameDock for iOS devices
Admit it. There are days when you find the less than tactile surface of your capacitive touch screen a tad cold and unwelcoming. You long for the days—especially during gaming—when you had buttons to press and a controller to throw at the wall. Well, get ready to be happy. Read More
Some folks set off fireworks on July 4th. Apple releases a bunch of exploding iPhone apps, instead. Including PDX Bus.
If you use PDX Bus on your iPhone and you updated it via the App Store on July 3 or yesterday while you were waiting for festivities to start, you might want to go ahead and try to update it again. Read More
What if banking were more Simple?
As if we all weren’t anxious enough. Awaiting the big unveil from the folks at Simple. It seems they’ve got to tease us a bit more with the pending iPhone awesomeness.
So if you’re among the teeming hordes waiting patiently for Simple to launch to the public, maybe you can bide your time with this new video. Read More
Urban Airship Newsstand Publisher: It’s like the publications almost sell themselves
One of the benefits of push notifications is keeping users engaged long after the application has been installed on their device. Why should publications be any different?
That’s why Urban Airship has developed Newsstand Publisher, a new product that enables digital periodicals to foster a more active relationship with their readers. Read More
Columbia Sportswear app: It’s like Path for offroad journeys
If you build outdoor gear for exploring the wilderness, you kind of want your customers out exploring that wilderness. Not simply tromping around the urban jungle.
And that’s why Columbia Sportswear has built a mobile app. To get you off the beaten path. Read More
“Siri, install Air Dictate 2.” “I’m afraid I can’t do that.”
One of the most nebulous areas in all of mobile application development has to be the Apple App Store approval process. And yet again, that weirdness is hitting a little too close to home.
Portland-based Avatron—makers of awesome mobile apps like Air Sharing and Air Display—have been challenged to get their latest app, Air Dictate, into the App Store. Read More
Aptly named: Elevation iPhone dock takes Kickstarter to $1 million heights
Today, the biggest tech story in Portland isn’t a Web site, an iPhone app, or an open source project. In fact, for the first time in a long time, it’s a hardware story.
Meet the Elevation iPhone dock. A project led by Portland’s Casey Hopkins. And the first Kickstarter project to crack the one million dollar ceiling. Read More
Mutual admiration society: Portland is the featured city on the Instagram blog
If I said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times. Portland loves it some Instagram. So much so that I would venture a guess that we have more Instagram users per capita than any city in the world. I mean, it’s probably installed on every single iPhone in town. Bar none.
Well now, Instagram is returning the love by featuring Portland Instagrammers on its blog. Read More