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Here is a selection of news articles about Pocket Life. Click on the link to read full article.

Nokia Publishes Case Study on Pocket Life for OVI developers

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From several hundred applications and services submitted in the Apps on Maps competition of Forum Nokia’s 2009 Calling All Innovators contest, Pocket Life was the second prize winner. The creator of the application, Pocketweb, Ltd., is the first New Zealand and Australia-based developer to be so honoured.

Read the complete Case Study here:

http://wiki.forum.nokia.com/index.php/File:Pocketlife_case_study.pdf

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 March 2010 11:02
 

Otago Times - September 2009

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Innovator strikes Gold

Tony Culshaw, a reluctant computer geek who fell in love with the Central Otago lifestyle, has struck gold with a Wanaka technology company.

Mr Culshaw is the principal architect of Wanaka company Pocketweb's award-winning Nokia cellphone application, Pocket Life, which allows cellphone users to share their present location and other places they really like with friends and family, via GPS and mapping services.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 September 2009 10:37
 

Philstar - September 2009

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Nokia called, brilliant developers answered

 ...Pocket Life, ... lets your friends on Facebook and Twitter know your exact location at any given time. So maybe you should start trimming your friends list or practice telling the truth when your spouse texts you, “WRU?”

... the top applications being developed today, especially for the young, are those for social networking. “The interesting thing is that there is a true globalization among young people. Social messaging apps are very popular, it’s a common thing that ties them. Also very popular with the young are apps that entertain.”

 

 

Nokia OVI for developers - September 2009

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Pocket Life featured application - Global Winner 'Apps on Maps'

Pocket Life is an established location-based social network for web and mobile. As a location-based lifestyle application, with Pocket Life for Ovi Maps, individuals can always be in touch with their closest friends, down to knowing precisely where they are at that given time.

 

Melbourne Harald Sun - August 2009

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Pocket Life network application for bushfire warning proposed

VICTORIANS will be able to warn each other of bushfire threats with a new mobile phone system that pinpoints their exact location.

The Australian developers of Pocket Life say that if the mobile social networking system had been used on Black Saturday victims might have received an early warning of the approaching firestorms.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 September 2009 02:34
 
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