Splashtop has been named a winner of the 2010 Mobility Awards - Technology Innovation and we could not be more excited. Especially, when some our awesome partners like Acer, HP, and Lenovo which ship Splashtop on their netbooks and notebooks, are also recipients of awards too. Thanks Mobiletrax for the honor.
Any start-up company has to focus its limited resources to create a product that really really speaks to its target users. One place, however, were you should not cut corners is internationalization. Since its inception, Splashtop has been serving users as far from our California headquarters as Poland, Brazil, or Malaysia. In fact, if we look at where our new users came from in February, we see that the US accounts for under a half of our growth:
HP has introduced the new Mini 210 Vivienne Tam special edition netbook. We are happy to be contributing to the QuickWeb software of such a beautiful product. Here is how QuickWeb looks on the Mini 210 Vivienne Tam edition:
Notice the Mirror app in the application dock - a must for a true fashion product.
What is in a product name? Everything! Would the iPod have been as successful if its name was iMP3? It is possible, but likely not. A good name lets you build a strong culture around it, so coming up with a good name is vital to any business. But sometimes what’s even harder is coming up with the translation of a name. We’re all aware of the marketing mishaps that come back to haunt companies. Just take Ikea, I could probably come up with a dozen product names that don’t work well in English.
This just in: Laptop Magazine has awarded Splashtop 2.0 with the Best of CES award. We are all pretty thrilled about it here at the office. A big thank you to the team and all their hard work. It took a lot of blood, sweat, and tears to get Splashtop 2.0 to where it is, and this award just proves that it was all worth it. Here is what Laptop Magazine had to say:
It is only a day and a half until the Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas. This year DeviceVM will be at Pepcom - Digital Experience showing off our latest technology. We’re going to have some exciting announcements coming soon, so stay tuned.