SOURCE: SoftCity


July 13, 2010 12:01 ET

SoftCity Launches Free iPhone App for Quick and Easy Advice From Experts About Software

People on the Go Can Now Research and Discuss the Latest Mobile Apps, Plus Business and Consumer Software in the SoftCity Cafe

MONTREAL--(Marketwire - July 13, 2010) -  SoftCity, the first social commerce website dedicated to software, announced the launch of its free SoftCity iPhone application. People on the go can now research and discuss the latest mobile apps, plus business and consumer software in the SoftCity Café, where developers, users and experts interact in a community. Users participating in the SoftCity Café can also earn SoftDollars for discounts on mobile applications and software purchases from the SoftCity Marketplace.

The SoftCity iPhone application allows software users to:

  • Browse and search for recent and relevant advice from multiple categories including: Business, creative, home and hobbies, Internet and networking, mobile apps, multimedia and OS utilities.

  • View their own SoftCity dashboard for recent posts, software updates, discussion threads, and read about what software their favorite experts are recommending.

  • Participate by voting and commenting in the SoftCity Café community and earn SoftDollars for discounts on software purchases from the online SoftCity Marketplace.

"We're excited to put the SoftCity Café in the palms of iPhone users' hands," said Marc-Antoine Ross, co-founder and COO of SoftCity. "People can now participate in the SoftCity community wherever and whenever they want. They can get expert advice about software programs before they make a purchase. They can even direct questions to the developer of an application."

SoftCity iPhone is available immediately and can be downloaded for free from the iPhone App Store.

SoftCity will be exhibiting and speaking at the Software Industry Conference in Dallas on July 15-17.

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About SoftCity
SoftCity is the first social commerce website dedicated to software enthusiasts. The online site merges a social media community with an online shopping marketplace to discuss, try and purchase software. SoftCity developers, users and experts interact in a community via the SoftCity Café that provides knowledge, expertise, and resources as well as a chance to earn SoftDollars, a virtual currency, to use in the SoftCity Marketplace as real discounts. The Marketplace provides users the chance to try and buy software while earning more SoftDollars for each purchase. For the first time, software users have one online community for all their software needs. Visit and become part of the first community for software enthusiasts.

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