Monthly Archives: January 2008

Dusting Off the Crystal Ball

cball1s.jpgBefore January gets completely away from me, I thought I’d put out some predictions for the mobile software world in 2008. Here’s the obligatory disclaimers – these are my opinions only, and do not (as the movies say) reflect the views or opinions of Ilium Software. Or anyone else. They’re just about mobile software and content, not anything useful like the stock market or lottery numbers. And I’ll freely admit I’m not the best predictor, despite our nice crystal ball with Jeff Hawkins’ signature.

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Sneak Peek at eWallet 6.1!

wallet120.jpgeWallet 6.1 isn’t out yet but work is in progress on the next version of our eWallet software. Normally we stay pretty tight lipped about new features, but I know we have a lot of FlexWallet users eager to hear about when their favorite FlexWallet features are going to find their way to eWallet. So I’d like to take a few minutes to let you know what we have in store!

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Uninstall Survey Winner!

amazon.jpgCongratulations to Chris, who won our most recent Uninstall Survey Drawing! As many of you know, when you uninstall one of our products it brings up a quick “Why are you uninstalling?” survey. As a thank you to those of you who take the time to fill this out for us, we draw a name randomly from the list of submitters and give away a $100 gift card. So congrats Chris! Hope you find something fun to buy!

 And on a Product Management note, I love this survey. I learn SO much about the people who are using our product from reading the comments posted in these. To other developers out there, it’s a wonderful way to learn about just what it is your customers want from the product!

The First Winner of the New Year

winner.jpgHappy New Year! Looks like I’m making the first post of the year on our blog, and it’s a good one too, because today is the day when I announce our latest monthly blog contest winner.

 So – drum roll please – here is our first winner for 2008: Eric, whose winning comment was on the post eWallet 6.0 is Here. Congratulations! I just sent you an email explaining how to get your prize. If you don’t receive it, reply to this post and let me know.

Well, winning a contest on the second day of the year is a pretty good start to 2008, wouldn’t you say? To everyone who didn’t win, don’t despair – keep coming back and leaving your comments, because there are eleven more chances to win this year!