Mogotix: "The easy way to create and manage any event with mobile tickets";
Fancy Hands: "a team of a assistants ready to work for you right now. You should focus on what's important, let us focus on the rest";
Cute idea for raising app quality in stores: charge $50 to submit an app, so "if the developer doesn’t believe their application is going to return at least $50 they will be unlikely to submit it or burn through cash and be stopped that way."
Android and iPhone users are very similar: US-only but still interesting (and other smartphone owners aren't that different either). I also note that Android seems to be recognised more by consumers in this survey than I'd expect...
Completely non-technical, but I was intrigued to see the old Head of Theology from my boarding school, Father Hunwicke, is now blogging. Much of the church-politics side of things goes over my head, but his online writing retains the distinctive style I remember from his teaching and is well worth a read: "I doubt if our culture of instant polybonk delivers a quarter of the pleasure of wondering whether she really meant to brush your hand with hers as she offered you another sandwich."