GeoFanPage – Facebook Driven Local Search

Coded in 24 hours at the Muther of all Hackathons in Silicon Valley this mobile web app finds nearby businesses by searching Facebook Fan Pages.  It won its co-creators a pair MacBook Airs as the best mashup using‘s cross-platform mobile web platform. Clicking a search result displays the businesses address, click to call phone number and a mobile formatted view of their Facebook Wall and Twitter timeline The cross platform app works only in browsers with geolocation support, there’s no … Continue reading

The Muther of All Hackathons! As It Happened

The Muther of all Hackathons was held yesterday and Friday at the Computer History Museum in Mt. View CA. The concept was simple; create a mobile app in 24 hours and compete for prizes. The event was put on by WIP and sponsored by a number of mobile development tool, library and API vendors including appMobi, Sencha, Navteq, deCarta, Immersion, Nuance, Viafo, AppsGeyser, Canappi, rhomobile, Crittercism, BlueRun, neustar, GREE and HP WebOS along with the CTIA and mobile operators AT&T, Verizon … Continue reading

Free Passes For The Muther! of All Hackathons

WIP, the Wireless Industry Partnership, is holding an event modestly labeled “The Muther! of All Hackathons + DevCon” on Friday, June 24 through Saturday, June 25, 2011 at the Computer History Museum, 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd., Mountain View, CA. The DevCon portion of the event runs on both days and will include presentations, UnPanels and beginner and master mobile app development classes. The Hackthon will give developers a chance to work individually or in teams to create something cool and compete for prizes in … Continue reading