SOURCE: Six Apart

September 10, 2007 10:00 ET

Six Apart Announces TypePad for the iPhone and iPod

TypePad Users Can Easily Blog On-the-Go From Their iPhone or iPod touch

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - September 10, 2007) - Six Apart, the world's leading independent blogging services and software company, today announced the release of a mobile version of the award-winning TypePad blogging application customized for the Apple iPhone.

The TypePad iPhone application was designed from the ground up to be optimized for Apple's innovative multi-touch iPhone display. TypePad bloggers can easily create new posts, edit existing posts, manage comments from their community, and configure settings to send photos directly from their iPhone to their blog. The TypePad iPhone application will also work on the recently announced iPod touch.

TypePad users can access the application by visiting http://i.typepad.com from their iPhone. New users can sign up for a TypePad account at http://www.typepad.com.

Support for the iPhone adds to TypePad's existing mobile blogging capabilities, which include "post by email" and TypePad Mobile, a smartphone application for devices running Symbian, Windows Mobile or Palm operating systems.

"Six Apart has long been an innovator in mobile blogging," said Michael Sippey, VP Product, Professional Division at Six Apart. "We believe in making it easy to update your blog from wherever you are, and we're excited to be delivering this new capability to iPhone users."

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. For more information about TypePad for the iPhone, please go to http://typepad.com/mobile.

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 Trott and Mena G. 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, LiveJournal, an online community organized around personal journals, 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