Mixel started life as an iPad app for making beautiful collages. But the app failed to find a following because it was too intimidating and involving for casual users. Now, the team behind Mixel is finding much more success with an iPhone app.
It’s hard to imagine Instagram’s rivals feeling good about the company’s $1 billion sale to Facebook. But at least one competitor suggests that users fleeing from the photo app could actually boost other services.
A sharp uptick in the sales of Apple’s iPhone 4S along with the status of “top app of 2011” has turned this to be a year to remember for San Francisco-based startup, Instagram. The company saw a spike in new users and photo-sharing activity.
Sincerely, the company aimed at making it easy to get printed copies of the photos you take on mobile devices, has launched a new app called Dotti meant to replicate the experience of using a disposable camera, cementing the trend of 1990s nostalgia in mobile apps.
Waddle, the San Francisco-based startup that makes a group photo sharing app for the iPhone, is preparing to get a bit bigger: The company has landed seed funding from Chinese Internet giant Tencent. It has also released an update to its photo sharing app, Waddle 2.0.