The MicroISV Digest for the week ending October 20th, 2008.
(If you have an announcement of interest to your fellow microISV, indies or startups, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the word digest in the subject.)
News and Announcements
- Justin Magaram’s TimesUpKids, a parental control app for Windows XP/Vista, is limiting gameplaying whether they like it or not. Now if we can get versions for Wall St. bankers and self-employed programmers! (via email)
- Jon Trainer, Outer Level Corp., wrote in to announce the release today of Bullfrog Touch 1.1, a iPhone/iPod Touch game. The new release adds 25 levels, redesigned game controls and more. (via email)
- Tap Tap Tap, the microISV that makes Where To (and made around $200k in its first three months), is splitting up. The gory details here; hopefully the net net will be two successful startups.
- RedScissor Software LLC has released Live Executable Explorer for Windows and is looking for site and product feedback. (via BOS)
- Douglas Tosi has released Sinatica Monitor for Firebird, a performance tuning app for Firebird servers. Douglas is looking for site and product feedback. (via BOS)
- No you didn’t miss episode #2 of the Startup Success Podcast; due to prior commitments the next installment should be out Tuesday (Oct. 21st). Patrick and I are aiming for a new podcast each Tuesday.
Relevant Blog Posts, Videos and Articles
- Y Combinator founder Paul Graham has weighed on Why to Start a Startup in a Bad Economy.