JetBlue debuts iPhone app as big travel gets social, mobile savvy

Well-designed websites and snazzy mobile apps aren’t just for travel search engines anymore. JetBlue Airways just debuted its own native app for the iPhone, along with a redesigned website. It’s a sign of how web startups and new apps are spurring innovation from bigger travel companies.

12 stories to read this weekend

On this last day of 2011 and the end of the first year of me writing my occasional newsletter, Om Says, I have picked out 12 stories from the archives that I feel are something you might want to revisit this weekend. Happy 2012, everyone.

Gwyneth Paltrow gets into the iOS app game with GOOP City

Gwyneth Paltrow just became the latest celebrity to toss her cap into the mobile app market. GOOP, the lifestyle-focused email newsletter run by the Oscar-winning actress, announced on Tuesday the debut of a new iPhone and iPad app called “GOOP City,” which costs $3.99.

Flipboard launches slick iPhone app

Flipboard, which made its name with a slick iPad app, is now branching out. The company is announcing a brand new iPhone app that is slick, sticky and addictive. The game plan, according to CEO Mike McCue, is to take attention away from the old-fashioned browser.

Got Spotify? Got friends? You should also get TuneTug

Can’t bear to hear “All I Want for Christmas is You” again at a holiday house party? You may be in luck. TuneTug is a mobile app that works with iTunes and Spotify to let party guests vote for the songs they want to hear next.

Path revamps with ‘Path 2’: A diary for the social, mobile world

Path has enacted a dramatic redesign with the newest version of its app, “Path 2.” Path has expanded beyond photo sharing and now aims to be a “smart journal” that helps users catalog their lives — putting it more squarely in competition with Evernote and Facebook.

Get Satisfaction goes mobile with HTML5-based web app

Get Satisfaction, the company that makes online customer support tools, has finally gone mobile. On Wednesday, the company announced the public beta launch of its first customer-facing mobile app, built with HTML5 and running entirely on the mobile web browser.