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iBlogger is Available Now at the iPhone App Store

Missoula, MT

September 22, 2008


If you have questions or would like an evaluation copy of iBlogger (via Apple's "ad hoc" distribution method), please send email to: [email protected] .


illumineX delivers iBlogger for iPhone and iPod Touch

illumineX, inc., announced today the immediate availability of iBlogger, which brings real mobile blogging to iPhone for the first time. iBlogger works with nearly any blog, including WordPress, TypePad, MovableType and many others, giving users the ability to quickly blog from anywhere, any time.

iBlogger is compatible with the most popular blog engines, including:

  • Blojsom
  • Drupal
  • ExpressionEngine
  • MovableType
  • TypePad
  • WordPress

Bloggers can easily take a picture, add their thoughts, and quickly add tags, categories, and a Google Maps link to their current mobile blogging location.

iBlogger is based on ecto, the award-winning blogging application for the Mac, which illumineX acquired this spring. "We didn't just want to build a blogging application for iPhone, we wanted to build the best blogging application for iPhone. ecto, the most widely used blogging application on the Mac, is the heart of iBlogger, and it purrs like a V8 motor." said Gary W. Longsine, illumineX CEO.

iBlogger is available today from the iPhone App Store.

iBlogger features include:

  • easily configure a blog in seconds, thanks to RSD (Real Simple Discovery) and automatic configuration
  • post your thoughts about what's happening right where you are, right now
  • effortlessly include a picture from your library, or take a picture on the spot
  • select categories
  • include tags to help promote your blog
  • include links in your post
  • include a customizable standard signature
  • include a location link at the touch of a button
  • URL keyboard type for URL entry
  • tested on WiFi, 3G and EDGE networks, works great
  • Secure HTTPS connections if your blog supports it

iBlogger has optimized plugins which ensure easy configuration and compatibility for these Blog Hosting Services:

  • LifeType
  • LivingDot
  • SquareSpace
  • TypePad
  • WordPress
  • Xanga
  • Blogspot/Blogger (picture posting for Blogspot blogs will come in a future release)

If it's not listed above, iBlogger may not have been tested with a given blog. However, iBlogger should work with most any blog engine so long as it can connect via one of these generic API types, which are included in iBlogger:

  • Other MetaWeblog
  • Other MovableType

Additional information about iBlogger and supported blogs is available at the iBlogger page of the illumineX web site:


Pricing & Availability

iBlogger is available for $9.99, from the iPhone App Store today:

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About illumineX inc.

illumineX was founded in 1998, and designs consumer software for iPhone and Mac OS X. illumineX is committed to delivering the highest quality software products. illumineX also develops custom Java software and iPhone applications for enterprise customers. Learn more about illumineX at //


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