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PRESS RELEASE: dotPhoto, Inc. Launches Verizon Photo Wallpaper Application
May 5, 2004, Bedminster, NJ - dotPhoto, Inc., developer of the best selling Pictavision® application for mobile phones, and Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless provider and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, today announced the launch of dotPhoto's new wallpaper application on Get It Now®, Verizon Wireless' virtual store. MyWallpaper™ offers subscribers the ability to customize their camera phone screen with their choice of over 400 unique and beautiful professional photos.
The MyWallpaper application, found in the getPIX aisle of the Get It Now virtual store, allows customers with select Get It Now capable phones to easily browse through conveniently labeled photo categories, such as animals, birds, art, music and sports and view multiple downloadable thumbnail photos. Customers who can't decide which photo to select as their wallpaper can preview up to nine photos at a time, making it easier to select the image that best suites their mood.
"We have developed MyWallpaper to be both great value and to be easy to use," said Glenn Paul, CEO of dotPhoto, Inc. "MyWallpaper builds on dotPhoto's expertise in photo handling in both the online and wireless environments."
Verizon Wireless customers with select Get It Now-enabled handsets can download unique and beautiful professional photos using the MyWallpaper application for just $0.49 per photo when they purchase as few as 10 uses at a time. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications.
Verizon Wireless products and services are available in more than 1,200 Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, at participating Circuit City and RadioShack locations and on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. For more information on Get It Now, visit www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow.
(First posted on Wednesday, May 5, 2004 at 12:45 EDT)