SOURCE: kwiry

May 15, 2008 13:00 ET

kwiry Introduces New Photo and Mobile Features to Expand Its Platform

Free Online + Text Messaging Tool Helps People Remember; Now Lets Users Send in Photos and Access kwirys From Their Mobile Phone

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - kwiry, the company that helps you text it before you forget it, today introduced new capabilities to its free service that turns text messages into helpful online reminders. kwiry users can now send in photos, as well as access their kwirys anytime, anywhere from their mobile phone.

kwiry is a free service that turns text messages, emails, voice calls, or photos, into online reminders. Users simply text anything to 59479 (k-w-i-r-y) and links to search results will automatically be delivered to their own kwiry page, email, RSS, Facebook, iGoogle, or other favorite Web startpage. Users can also share kwirys with friends, offering a great way to see what others are discovering. And, integration with calendars such as Outlook, iCal, and Google Calendar, helps keep busy people on track.

With the recent addition of new features, kwiry users can now take a photo of whatever is around them and instantly send it to their personal online kwiry page from their mobile phone via MMS or email to save@kwiry.com. It's ideal for those times when typing a text message is too inconvenient, not possible, or tedious -- like trying to write down the name and details of a new book from a poster on a billboard.

As a result, users can choose to interface with kwiry in whatever way works best for them at any given moment -- whether it's sending in a text or email, placing a quick voice call, using Twitter, or now, sending in a snapshot. Users today are using kwiry to remember a wide variety of things including songs they hear on the radio, books recommended by friends and websites from advertisements in magazines.

In addition, kwiry has added a slimmed down version of its website for mobile browsers, as well as an optimized version of kwiry.com for the iPhone. Users can simply point their mobile browser to m.kwiry.com or go to www.kwiry.com on their iPhone or iPod touch to access their kwirys.

"People are already used to texting and these new features are all about making kwiry fit naturally into their lifestyle without requiring them to learn a new process," said kwiry co-founder and CEO Ron Feldman. "Let's say you're served a great bottle of wine at a restaurant. Taking a quick photo of the label to remember the winery and vintage is going to be far easier than texting it or trying to write it all down on a napkin. And then the next time you're online, you can quickly view the photo and order a case."

Since first launching in December 2007, kwiry is quickly developing a strong community following. At the recent Under the Radar Business of Web Apps conference, kwiry swept the "Get Aggregated" category, winning both the judges choice and audience choice awards.

About kwiry

Text it before you forget it! kwiry turns text messages into reminders and results users retrieve online. kwiry partners with advertising and media companies to help them drive traffic online through their viral community platform. Founded in October 2006, kwiry is funded by Hummer Winblad partners in San Francisco. Visit http://www.kwiry.com today to stop forgetting and start texting.

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