How d'you fancy blogging with an on-screen keyboard? iPhone users are about to find out, thanks to Six Apart's launch of an optimised version of its Typepad blogging platform. And guess what? It'll work on the new iPod Touch too.
Spin-my-Blog, which launched in February, has now done a deal with Six Apart to make the service available to all 12 million LiveJournal users. Simply by making a phone call and speaking their blog entry, users of the popular blogging platform can blog while on the move, or anywhere they don't have access to a computer. It's also more convenient than texting blog entries, unless you're into micro-blogging of course.
If you're in a young, thrusting band, you've probably already got a MySpace page (and if not, why the hell not?) But up until now, attracting the attention of a label has still involved packaging up dozens of demo CDs and sending them off to A&R folk, who then use them as coffee holders. Allegedly.
It's been quite a year for blogosphere-baroness Mena Trott. In October, Six Apart commercially launched Vox, its blogging-cum-social networking service, following a successful beta. And since then, it's been picking up users at a rapid pace. "People have really embraced...