[Applications] The 5 latest news to discover
Solidaireville, a new solidarity application on Facebook, Balumpa launches an application specially dedicated to the R-Link tablet, Personalized traffic alerts land on the RATP application, Vogue launches its iPhone application, FlipMylook, the future mobile fitting room!, MyTF1, LinkedIn and Viber decline their application on different OS … Details of these latest innovations.
Solidaireville, a new solidarity application on Facebook
SolidarityCity presents itself as a micro-donation platform, accessible via an application Facebook. A nod to social gaming, SolidaireVille, imagined by CCFD-Terre Solidaire and Euro RSCG C&O, is intended to be fun and viral. While pixel art, the application invites Internet users to become actors of international solidarity and ambassadors of a community within social networks. Donors will initially have the choice between three first projects, in Peru, Guinea-Conakry and Sri Lanka.
Balumpa launches R-Link tablet application
As part of the upcoming marketing of the R-Link tablet specifically adapted to Renault cars, the start-up Balumpa, specializing in geolocated outings, has developed an application specially designed for this support. In particular, the application will allow vehicle occupants to instantly view outings and cultural events around them: concerts, shows, theaters, etc. and to get there directly using the functions integrated into the tablet’s GPS. Video demonstration:
Traffic alerts land on the RATP application
Always in transport, the RATP has just added a new feature to its mobile application which could prove particularly practical. The company has in fact set up a traffic alert system. This new personalized alert service allows its users to be notified in the event of a disturbed situation. Concretely, users will only have to choose on the application the metro, RER or tram lines they use and configure the alert according to the days and time slots they want to be warned about.
Vogue launches its iPhone application
Last Thursday the Vogue brand proudly announced “to always be ahead of its time”, launching its iPhone application…! Free and inspired by Vogue.fr graphic codes, the new application allows mobile users to find the magazine’s content at any time. A monthly iPad application should see the light of day next September, when the Android application should also be released.
FlipMyLook, the future mobile dressing room!
From next June, the start-up FlipMyLook will launch a relatively innovative eponymous iPhone and iPad fashion app. Indeed, the application is presented as a new generation dressing room. Thanks to this, the user will be able to dress the mannequin of his choice from head to toe by choosing his clothes, shoes and accessories from a selection of brands. It will therefore now be possible to try on your mobile before buying. For the time being, nearly 27 brands are already partners of the system. Among them: Hartford, Minnetonka, Schmoove, Le slip Français, Faguo, Toms, Cimarron, Molly Bracken, Armistice or even Jimmy Fairly.
MyTF1, LinkedIn and Viber decline their application on the different mobile OS
The MyTFI application, available for several months on iOS is now available on Android. As a reminder, the application notably allows access to the channel’s Replay service as well as to the program schedule. For its part, LinkedIn announced the launch of its application on Windows Phone, OS developed by Microsoft. The application offers the main functionalities offered by the professional social network. Finally, the VoIP service Viber also recently launched its mobile application on Windows Phone and Blackberry, in beta.