Appigo to Award $10,000 in iPhone App Developer Contest

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Appigo's iPhone App Developer Contest will award $5,000 for the application that best integrates with their Todo app. Five honorable mentions will each be awarded $1,000, with marketing opportunities for all other entries. The contest begins today and runs through February 9, 2010.

Todo for the iPhone

This opportunity is an excellent way for iPhone apps to distinguish themselves among the ever growing list on the App Store.

Appigo, Inc., a worldwide leader of high quality iPhone applications, today announced the launch of the Appigo Todo iPhone App Developer Contest in which the company will award $10,000 USD in cash prizes. The contest encourages third party developers to integrate their iPhone apps with Appigo's latest version of Todo™, the most connected to-do list for the iPhone. Todo's most recent update gives third party apps the ability to create and import tasks, projects, and checklists using Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 SDK.

"Our developer program is the first step in encouraging integration between apps on the new iPhone computing platform," said Calvin Gaisford, President and Co-founder, Appigo, Inc. "This opportunity is an excellent way for iPhone apps to distinguish themselves among the ever growing list on the App Store."

Members of Appigo's free developer program have the opportunity to be included on Appigo's list of integrated third party apps. Appigo's users will be able to easily find these third party apps on the company's website and in a future update of Todo.

A total of $10,000 will be given to winners of the contest. The best integrated app will receive a cash prize of $5,000 USD. Five additional apps will be named as honorable mentions and will each receive $1,000 USD. Winners are expected to be announced during Macworld Expo 2010, where Appigo will show their latest innovations at their booth.

Eligible apps will be judged by a panel of individuals very familiar with the iPhone app market. Susie Ochs (Senior Editor, Mac|Life), Dan Cohen (Senior Editor, GearDiary.com), Jeff Scott (Founder, 148apps.com), and Victor Agreda Jr. (Writer/Blogger, TUAW), are just a few of those who will weigh in on the final results of the contest.

Interested app developers should obtain the Appigo Third Party Integration files which are available for download on Appigo's website. These free files include documentation, a sample app, and source code which makes creating new tasks and importing them into Todo a very simple process. Integration with Todo may be done regardless of an app developer's choice to enter the contest. More information about the developer files and resources can be found on Appigo's third party developer site at: http://www.appigo.com/developer

Additional information about the Appigo Todo iPhone App Developer Contest, including entry instructions and official rules, can be found at: http://www.appigo.com/developer/contest

Pricing and Availability:
The Appigo Third Party Integration files are free and available at: http://www.appigo.com/developer

Appigo Todo ($9.99) can be purchased directly on the iTunes App Store, though is not required for entry into the contest. Appigo Todo Lite, is available as a free download on the iTunes App Store and includes all of the new integration features needed for development of a suitable contest entry.

About Appigo:
Appigo, Inc., develops high quality applications for the exciting iPhone computing platform including Todo (powerful task management), Notebook (notes available everywhere), and AccuFuel (fuel efficiency tracker). With many years of experience in mobile computing, networking and user interface design, the Appigo team focuses on adding polish to its applications for a more enjoyable end-user experience. The products created by Appigo have quickly gained favorable reviews worldwide. For additional information about Appigo and their products, including full demonstration videos, please visit their website. Appigo, Appigo Todo, Appigo Todo Lite, the respective app icons, and the Todo 3 logo are trademarks of Appigo, Inc. Copyright 2008-2009, Appigo, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPod, iPod touch, and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Other company and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

Contact:
Boyd Timothy
Co-Founder
Appigo, Inc.
801-999-8636

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