84-year-old Becomes Oldest App Inventor with the Word Game Dabble

George Weiss is 84, and he just may be the eldest mobile application inventor in America. His app is called Dabble – The Fast Thinking Word Game, and it is now available for iPhone, iPod touch and iPad. The object of the $0.99 game is to spell five words as quickly as possible suing the 20 letters stacked in a pyramid shape. The five words must include a two, three, four, five and six letter word. The premise is simple and addictive….

Ansca Mobile Releases LaunchPad: New Marketing & Analytics Services for App Developers

Ansca Mobile, in partnership with InMobi and PapayaMobile, has today announced LaunchPad, a suite of marketing and analytics services targeted towards mobile application developers using Ansca Mobile’s Corona SDK. The services will allow developers to better market their apps, increase distribution, improve monetization and better understand their audience, the companies say….

Friday Night Forum: What are you looking for?

In anticipation of our heavily hinted launch this coming Tuesday, we wanna gauge where you (our users) currently stand in your app-making endeavors. Generally speaking, we’ve noticed three trends: Some of you are still fine-tuning your coding skills. Others are looking for ways to market your apps and boost your download numbers. (“app discovery” is […]

Welcome to our interns!

As Carlos mentioned yesterday, we added a new staff member to our growing team, and today, it gives me pleasure to announce two additions that will help us over the summer via our internship program. Please welcome Scott Takahashi and Abie Katz!

Carlos orates the unabridged history of Corona SDK

For some fine Sunday listening, check out this podcast from the Aussie-based Tech Webcast. This past Friday, they had our very own Carlos on to talk about the mobile space and app development using Corona SDK. Carlos took listeners on a rare, in-depth trip through Corona’s history, detailing the career changes and industry shifts which ultimately […]

Interview: Team Choco’s sweet inspiration

Alejandro Jimenez is 0.33% of the Spanish-based “ChocoTeam,” whose ChocoRun game is our current App of the Week. We talked to Alejandro via e-mail and asked him about the process of making his game — but forgot to ask how we can get our hands on one of those stuffed Choco toys. DANG!!! Also worth […]