Posts Tagged: Android

Mobile App Company Sponto Raises $200k from Amplifier Ventures

Washington, DC based Sponto, a mobile party discovery app for college students that has been targeting University of Maryland College Park students has just announced the conclusion of a $200,000 initial funding round from McLean, VA based Amplifier Ventures.  The funding will be used to complete the first commercial release of the Sponto event-sharing platform,… Read more »

What Every Developer Wants: A Cheap, Rootable, Smart Phone with GPS and WiFi

If you are not a developer then this post may not be for you.  If you are, then keep reading.  Right now, the one thing that every developer wants the one thing that traditional cellular providers are not willing to provide.  After doing some research and talking to reps from AT&T, Verizon, and others, the… Read more »

DC ACM Announces iPhone and Android Developer Courses

By Isaac Christopherson The Washington DC Chapter of the ACM (DC ACM) is pleased to announce its Fall 2010 Professional Development Seminar on November 20-21, 2010. Since 1968, DC ACM has been offering these Professional Development Seminars that provide high-quality lectures and hands-on learning on topics of current interest to the local IT community for… Read more »

The Bar for iPhone Apps Just Got 100,000 ft Higher

A while back you may recall that we asked you to share stories about innovative hardware and software products.  In that post we talked specifically about hardware/software mashups.  This followed coverage of some interesting projects like Square.  Today someone forwarded us an article about a very interesting project that rises to the level.  In a… Read more »

Check Out Lenovo’s OPhone!

Here in the states, the iPhone has its fair share of enthusiasts and critics, but in Asia things are just different.  Someone recently told us about the new Lenovo OPhone which looks like an interesting alternative to the iPhone.  The OPhone is based on an Android like O/S that is capable of running Android apps. … Read more »