Find Everything!War Stories
Webbifying ItMixelanium
Send Some! Back Home


Click for the Spiffle Front Page
Wednesday, August 5 Front Page >> Random Rants >> What's goin' on with WebMotif

Mar 28, 2003, 1:05am

Click for larger image

So, what I ventured to product in some online forums a while ago seems to be coming true: smartphones like the Sony Ericsson P800 are predicted to outpace handheld sales in the coming year. In other words: explosive growth, big time sales.

WebMotif, the company I am the Creative Director for, creates smart websites - "smart" as in "dynamic, evolving" websites, not smart as in "what a smart looking design!" (although I hope a few people think of them that way as well). But a couple of months ago, I had discussions with everyone in the company about possibly shifting focus, shifting focus to software programming, and away from web development, if just by a bit. The software programming venue? For smart phones like the Sony Ericsson P800 (read another happy happy joy joy review here).

And we've taken that leap. The company has spent about $1500 so far just ramping up for it (we purchased a second P800 for Wayne, our lead programmer: he's a lucky guy! :) and we also bought software). And we've gotten a new name for a new company, and started developing a website for the software applications, including support, direct purchasing options, support services, you name it.

I really think this is an explosive growth area, and we've made a "strategic" decision to jump on the bandwagon before the bandwagon is officially built. Should be fun.

More on this later on.

4 comments | reply

Previous Ten Daily Rants
Title Date  Comments 
The continued fallout on auto gratuities  6:35pm, 08/09  3
Final thougths on price gouging, auto gratuities coming soon  1:50am, 03/04  1
The Real Reasons for Olympics Auto Gratuities  8:20pm, 02/19  10
Vancouver Olympics - Nice Prices, Profiteer (gouger) Restaurant Listings  1:15am, 02/18  9
More on Auto Gratuities  7:45pm, 02/16  4
Price Gouging in Vancouver During Olympics (and Price Heroes!)  1:20am, 02/16  25
Ideal Mac (or any pc) netbook....  9:05pm, 12/22  1
NetMacBook Hackintosh Update  1:20am, 12/20  1
NetMac... er Hackintosh... er NetMacBook. Yeah  6:20pm, 12/17  4
Balance Board Wii Game I'd like to see - Boxing!  5:00pm, 07/26  0

Previous Rants, Months and Years Gone By
Month # Rants Month # Rants
July 2020 0 June 2020 0
May 2020 0 April 2020 0
March 2020 0 February 2020 0
January 2020 0 December 2019 0
November 2019 0 October 2019 0
September 2019 0 August 2019 0
2019 0    
2018 0    
2017 0    
2016 0    
2015 0    
2014 0    
2013 0    
2012 0    
2011 0 2010 6
2009 0 2008 16
2007 12 2006 12
2005 19 2004 46


War Stories



iPod and iTunes Offline

Most Recent Songs


In the News

My Other Stuff

Daily Visits

Friends and Family Plan

Recent Acquisitions

Top of Page
Main Random Rants Page
Home Page
home page | rants | archives | stories | webbified | mixelania | contact me | rss
1994-2020, by Me. Except where otherwise noted. Please don't use my original code or graphics without permission
Do Not Taunt Happy Fun Ball. Happy Fun Ball is not a Toy. Do you have a Happy Fun Ball?