SOURCE: Six Apart

March 06, 2008 09:10 ET

Six Apart Announces Plans for Native TypePad iPhone Application

Company Continues Its Leadership and Innovation in Mobile Blogging

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - March 6, 2008) - Six Apart, the world's leading blogging software and services company, today announced plans to continue its leadership in the mobile blogging space by developing a native TypePad mobile application for the iPhone with the soon to be released iPhone Software Developer's Kit (SDK).

TypePad and Movable Type customers already benefit from an optimized iPhone blogging interface through their device's web browser. iPhone users are able to keep their TypePad and Movable Type blogs updated with the touch of a finger.

Further development on a native iPhone application continues Six Apart's long tradition of supporting bloggers who blog on-the-go on any of the major mobile platforms. Six Apart's mobile applications support over 80% of the fast-growing smartphone market, including Symbian Series 60, Windows Mobile and Palm.

"Our users are already embracing mobile blogging and the advanced capabilities of smartphones," said Stephane Delbecque, mobile product manager of Six Apart, Ltd. "Providing a mobile option for our customers has always been a priority and we will continue to develop applications as the mobile market and our customers' needs grow."

For more information about mobile blogging with the iPhone on TypePad, to sign up for alerts about the development of the native iPhone application for TypePad, or to start a free TypePad trial, visit http://www.typepad.com/mobile.

About TypePad

TypePad is the award-winning hosted blogging service preferred by professionals, small businesses, and enthusiasts. TypePad provides a rich set of features for publishing, updating, and sharing information on the Web. No installation or configuration is required. TypePad blogs are fully hosted and managed by Six Apart.

About Six Apart

Six Apart Ltd. provides award-winning blogging software and services that change the way millions of individuals, organizations, and corporations connect and communicate across the world every day. Founded in 2002 by husband and wife team Ben and Mena Trott, Six Apart is a global company with its headquarters in San Francisco, CA, and offices in Europe and Japan. The company continues to lead in the blogging and social media industry with the Movable Type publishing platform, the TypePad hosted blogging service, and Vox, a free blogging service for friends and families. For more information visit the Six Apart corporate web site at http://www.sixapart.com/.

Contact Information

  • Press Contact:
    JoAnn Peach
    Six Apart, Ltd.
    415-344-0056 x205
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