CUPERTINO, Calif., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobio Networks today
announced that it has launched BlackBerry support for smartphones from
Research In Motion (RIM) across major U.S. carriers. BlackBerry users can
enjoy all of Mobio's widgets and applications within the GetMobio mobile
lifestyle portal, a collection of over 50 web service mash-ups that include
the hottest nightclubs, restaurants and local events. With Mobio's latest
widget, Cheap Gas, BlackBerry users can find the lowest cost gas stations
near any location and even filter search results by brand right on the
"BlackBerry has become the leading wireless connectivity solution for
millions of users who value a sleek, performance-driven experience based on
the convenience and power built into the smartphone design," said Marcia
Kadanoff, Vice President of Marketing at Mobio. "We're thrilled to offer
the fun and functionality of the GetMobio mobile lifestyle portal to the
BlackBerry community, which has already demonstrated a strong desire to use
mobile technology in integrated and innovative new ways."
Mobio's applications are created to meet the needs of a broad spectrum
of users -- from those using the most popular and widely available mobile
phones on the market, such as the Motorola RAZR, to more sophisticated
smartphone models and interfaces including the BlackBerry Pearl. By simply
entering their information once, users can personalize their experience
across all GetMobio collections to create a more intuitive, seamless
BlackBerry users can point their browsers to http://getmobio.com/nowbb
to download the GetMobio lifestyle portal.
In January, Mobio was selected from thousands of innovators to launch
its GetMobio mobile lifestyle portal at the DEMO 2007 conference. Following
the launch, Business 2.0 Magazine called Mobio one of the hottest start-ups
to watch in its "Next Net 25" of 2007 and IDC named Mobio one of its "10
Emerging Wireless Entertainment Players to Watch in 2007." In April, LAPTOP
Magazine called Mobio one of "Ten Companies to Watch in 2007."
About Mobio Networks
Mobio makes over 50 dynamic mobile applications and widgets that work
together and are based on mash-ups of web services. Based in Silicon
Valley, the company's mission is to make compelling applications that are
fun, simple and useful enough to merit everyday use on popular mobile
phones. Around the globe, people use Mobio's applications to locate the
hottest bars, call a cab and find the cheapest gas -- all with very few
clicks and minimal or no data entry. For more information, visit
Mobio is a trademark of Mobio Networks, Inc. All other registered or
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SOURCE Mobio Networks, Inc.