A Cupcake On Your iPhone
Elizabeth Woyke, 08.06.08, 6:00 AM ET
With hundreds of applications ranging from games to password-keepers to calorie counters, what’s next for the iPhone?One firm is betting on virtual cupcakes and Tamagotchi-like digital pets. Viximo, an 11-month-old Cambridge, Mass.-based start-up, has created four iPhone applications that revolve around digital goods–digitally produced images that people buy, exchange and display online.When the applications debut in September or October, users will be able to exchange digital goods, such as a cupcake to celebrate a birthday or a teddy bear as a get-well gift. Senders will pay anywhere from a few cents to a few dollars for the goods.
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