July 6, 2010 — CreationPal, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist within the Windows Mobile category for The Gettie Awards 2010, the mobile app world’s equivalent of the Oscars® hosted by GetJar. The Gettie Awards will honor the successes and innovations of the best application developers across all major platforms from around the world. Developers will have an opportunity to showcase their work in front of industry luminaries, investors, technology press and peers at this prestigious event.
SportyPal is an easy to use intuitive application for your mobile phone. You activate it when you start your running, cycling, walking, rollerblading or similar exercise. In one simple click it will start to log and map your position, movement, distance, tempo and calories burned. It will not affect normal operation of your mobile phone, so you can still listen to music, receive and initiate calls and messages. Is available for every type of mobile phone that is GPS supported. When you finish exercising, the collected performance information will be stored on your mobile. Later you can review it, compare it with other exercises or check your best performance achievements. SportyPal will present each exercise in a map view, draw elegant graphics charts of your performance or present summarized information. SportyPal is intuitively designed to assist you improve your fitness & health performances.
The results can be uploaded directly to your profile on the SportyPal website and shared with social networking sites such as Facebook and saved to your phone. This can be useful in training in relay groups to keep up to date with your team member’s progress and overall goals. The tracking features of SportyPal are also a great tool for personal goals and training development.
“We’re delighted to be chosen as a finalist for this year Gettie Awards, our cross-platform application SportyPal is reachable to anyone, no matter what type of phone it owns. It’s an honor to be recognized by industry luminaries and the number one cross-platform app store ” said Gligor, from CreationPal.
About The Gettie Awards
This year, The Gettie Awards will take place in conjunction with the first evening of VentureBeat’s annual MobileBeat conference scheduled for July 12, 2010, 7 PM at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.
The Gettie Awards had an overwhelming 7,000 nominations from more than 100 countries. Seven total awards will be presented to the winners within the following categories:
- Best Android application
- Best Blackberry application
- Best iPhone application
- Best Java application
- Best Symbian application
- Best Windows Mobile application
- The Gettie Award for best overall application
Winners from each category will be determined by review of the actual physical applications by a panel of five judges including prominent industry heavyweights, press and analysts. The Gettie Award winner will be determined by nominations and the panel of judges. Developers get the chance to be the best within each category and best for overall application at this prestigious event.
The distinguished list of judges:
- Rich Wong, Accel Partners
- Kevin Thau, Twitter
- Mike Rowehl, Silicon Valley Mobile Monday and Chomp
- Jessica Dolcourt, CNET
- Matt Marshall, VentureBeat
“The response from the mobile application developer community to The Getties has been incredible,” said Patrick Mork, CMO of GetJar. “The talent, innovation, and diversity in apps we’ve seen across all mobile platforms truly speaks to the fact that the mobile apps industry is global add cross platform. We are excited to showcase and honor the rising stars of the mobile development community at an awards event that is designed to recognize the achievements of those who are really driving this industry forward: application developers.”
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CreationPal is a mobiles software development & integration company. The company’s key product is SportyPal, with over 1 million downloads and more than 200,000 registered users from all around the globe. It’s the world’s first fitness cross-platform application of it’s type. In 2009 won the award for “BEST FITNESS APPLICATION” from the Android Network Awards. The main purpose of SportyPal is to bring the mobile phone users from all around the world to one place where they can share, compete, work together, improve their healthy life… More info can be found on www.sportypal.com
GetJar is the world’s second largest apps store, second only to the Apple App Store, with over 1 billion downloads to date. The company’s key point of difference is its open market approach, which allows it to deliver applications for both feature phones and smartphones across all major platforms such as Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, iPhone and Symbian among others. The company provides more than 65,000 mobile applications to consumers in more than 200 countries. In 2009 GetJar won the Meffy, Tiecon50 and Mobile Excellence awards for its achievements and products. GetJar is backed by Accel Partners and is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in the UK and Lithuania. For more information: www.getjar.com and follow us on Twitter @getjar.
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