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Cincinatti, Ohio Topples New York City, NY as the Bedbug CapitalApple iPhone App Allows Users to Check for Infestations and Submit Sightings in Real-Time Based on Geolocation (July 18, 2011)
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 07/18/11 -- With bedbug infestations on the rise, Apps Genius Corp. (OTCBB: APGS) (www.appsgenius.com), the developer and publisher of social games and software applications, recently updated its Bed Bug Alert app for the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch with a new list of the top ten US cities with bedbug outbreaks. The Bed Bug Alert app is currently available for $1.99 from the Apple Store (http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bed-bug-alert/id397206377).
According to the various tracking and reporting methods used to identify bedbug outbreaks, Cincinnati, Ohio now is the most bedbug infested city in the United States, a position long time held by New York City.
Featured by The New York Times and USA Today, Apps Genius' Bed Bug Alert app provides the public with easy-to-access updates on bedbug infestations in their area based on the users' geographic location or via maps of bedbug infestations in ten major U.S. cities. Users can also contribute to the Bed Bug Alert's database of infestations, providing new bedbug locations for other users to avoid.
"Apps Genius will continuously monitor news outlets and other sources of bedbug infestations, and update Bed Bug Alert with new locations where sightings are occurring and have occurred. I never go to any hotel, movie theater or other public place without first checking it out on Bed Bug Alert. I am happy to say that I have remained Bed Bug Free and plan to remain that way," said Adam Kotkin, CEO of Apps Genius.
For more information, visit http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/bed-bug-alert/id397206377 or www.appsgenius.com.
About Apps Genius:
Apps Genius Corp. (www.appsgenius.com) develops markets, publishes and distributes social games and software applications that consumers can use on a variety of platforms. The platforms include social networks, wireless devices such as cellular phones and smart phones including the Apple iPhone and standalone websites. To date, we have released several applications including 'Bed Bug Alert,' an informational tool for the Apple iPhone, 'My Mad Millions,' a game application for Facebook, 'Slap a Friend,' a game application for the Apple iPhone, 'Bruisers,' a game application for Facebook, 'Angry Turds,' a game application for Apple iPhone, and 'Crazy Dream' Application for Facebook. Apps Genius Corp.'s goal is to develop and publish new titles on a recurring basis that are based on the same property and gaming platform. Examples of this franchise approach are 'My Mad Mllions' and 'Rock The House,' currently under development, which both utilize the same underlying platform. A core focus of our Social Gaming and Mobile Application development is to allow users and players to reach across different networks into a virtual application or gaming environment such as Facebook, MySpace, iPhone and Android and be able to play games and use applications from all users no matter what environment they are using the application in.
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