Colin Mathews

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URX Is A Brilliant Mobile Ad Service That Deeplinks Customers Right To Ecommerce App Product Pages

Mobile deeplinks open specific pages within apps, and they’re about to transform ecommerce. URX is a new deeplink mobile advertising startup that’s raised $3.1 million from A-list investors to help ecommerce companies get existing users back in their apps and spending money. URX places ads on other …

Ping, Now Called Hop, Launches An App That Makes Email Feel More Like Real-Time Mobile Messaging

Ping, a mobile messaging app that turns emails into real-time conversations, is relaunching today under the new name of “hop.” (It seems that PING Golf may not have cared for the original name too much). But the name isn’t the only thing getting a makeover since the app’s reveal only a month ago – …

Trailerpop, An App That Makes Movie Trailers A Game, Looks To Tap Video Advertising

Because games are the overwhelmingly most actively used and lucrative category in the two major app stores, it’s no surprise that apps from other categories have tried to employ gaming mechanics to boost engagement.<p>Trailerpop is an app that’s trying to re-invigorate video advertising by turning …

Mindie Is An Immersive Music And Video Jukebox App Done Right

Meet Mindie, a beautifully designed video-sharing app for the iPhone. But calling it a video app is just one part of the story. It’s not yet another Vine, Instagram or even MixBit competitor. Mindie is all about music discovery. You pick a track, record a few seconds of video like you would do in …

Mygola could (at last) be the startup to make your travel planning dreams come true

We wait all year to take a vacation and jet off someplace exotic for a week or two of glorious relaxation and adventure.<p>Unfortunately, the process of planning a trip sucks.<p>Travel startup Mygola has raised $1.5 million for its platform that CEO Anshuman Bapna said is the “world’s best travel …

Seene Uses Computer Vision To Create Unique And Eerie 3D Images On iPhone

It’s not often that I use a new ‘photo capture’ app and impressed by it within seconds. It’s not that there’s not a lot of cool stuff being built out there, it’s just that the frontiers are getting closer and easier to predict.<p>That’s not true with Seene, an app by computer vision company Obvious …

Occipital Raises $1M (And Counting) On Kickstarter To Bring 3D Scanning To The Masses

Boulder & SF-based startup Occipital is probably still best known for its Red Laser and 360Panorama apps, but it confirmed today that it raised over $1 million on Kickstarter to bring its Structure 3D sensor to market.<p>The Structure isn’t just any 3D sensor though. It’s an incredibly small one — so …

With $1M In Funding, Appsee Promises Mobile Developers Real Insight Into Their Users

Israeli startup Appsee says it’s taking a different approach to mobile analytics.<p>I wrote about the company more than a year ago under its old name, UserVOD, when it focused on making video recordings of mobile app user activity. Now the company is launching a broader iOS analytics platform, where …