Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Juicecaster: Applications for posting videos, pictures online

Searching for fun ? AT&T Inc. is launching two new mobile applications designed to make it easier for customers to watch clips and share photos and Videos That Met A Certain Standard on YouTube, MySpace and Facebook from their wireless devices. AT&T will offer JuiceCaster as an add-on service on 2G and 3G handsets for $2.99.

JuiceCaster 6.0, an application from Juice Wireless, allows wireless customers to post content on social-networking sites Facebook, Blogger, LiveJournal, MySpace, Twitter and Xanga as well as make new friends on the JuiceCaster community.
AT&T is offering the Buzzwire mobile media application for an extra $4.99 a month and is available on a number of the company's 3G handsets.

"Summer travel doesn't have to mean taking a vacation from your online world," said Mark Collins, vice president of consumer data products for AT&T's wireless unit. "There is real value and demand for giving consumers the tools to create and share video on the fly."

The mobile company is also giving wireless customers access to content from Buzzwire Inc., which will allow AT&T customers to watch more than 5,000 videos, including Webisodes, user-generated video content and news, sports and entertainment.

San Antonio-based AT&T (NYSE: T) is the nation's largest wireless company.

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