Share Eggnog with iPhone - Free Christmas 3D Virtual Gifts App Out Now

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[prMac.com] The gift store takes the form of an iPhone app, also called "Little World Gifts", which is the first app that's purely and simply a shop for virtual goods. It allows iPhone and iPod Touch users to send each other beautiful 3D virtual gifts that they can touch, move and play with. The Liverpool aLiverpool, England - The gift store takes the form of an iPhone app, also called "Little World Gifts", which is the first app that's purely and simply a shop for virtual goods. It allows iPhone and iPod Touch users to send each other beautiful 3D virtual gifts that they can touch, move and play with. The Liverpool company is the first to bring amazing virtual gifts to mobile, and will be following up its Christmas release with the full Little World Gifts experience next year.

Little World Gifts comprises a 6-strong development team that has been working on the business since June. Co-founder Katie Lips said "Mobile gives us a chance to do more with virtual gifts than anyone has before. By using the unique features of the iPhone, Little World Gifts redefines virtual gifts, giving them the charm and personality of a 'real world' present you'd want to send or receive yourself. We want people to see virtual gifts as more than representations of real world objects - we aim for our 3D gifts to be highly desirable".

It was recently reported that consumers will spend over $1billion on virtual goods this year through social networks and online games, while Facebook alone generates almost $40 million per year by selling digital gifts.

The free app makes use of recent additions to the iPhone OS, allowing gifts to be bought via in-app purchase. They are also delivered in real-time using push notifications. Little World Gifts integrates with Facebook, so gifts are sent using your Facebook friends list, and can be shared and displayed in a separate Facebook app. This allows people without the app to be notified that they have a gift waiting for them.

The company is currently developing further high profile regional, national and global location-based marketing partnerships based around the virtual gifts concept, and will be the destination for iPhone virtual goods in 2010.company is the first to bring amazing virtual gifts to mobile, and will be following up its Christmas release with the full Little World Gifts experience next year.

Little World Gifts comprises a 6-strong development team that has been working on the business since June. Co-founder Katie Lips said 
"Mobile gives us a chance to do more with virtual gifts than anyone has before. By using the unique features of the iPhone, Little World Gifts redefines virtual gifts, giving them the charm and personality of a 'real world' present you'd want to send or receive yourself. We want people to see virtual gifts as more than representations of real world objects - we aim for our 3D gifts to be highly desirable".

It was recently reported that consumers will spend over $1billion on virtual goods this year through social networks and online games, while Facebook alone generates almost $40million per year by selling digital gifts.

The free app makes use of recent additions to the iPhone OS, allowing gifts to be bought via in-app purchase. They are also delivered in real-time using push notifications. Little World Gifts integrates with Facebook, so gifts are sent using your Facebook friends list, and can be shared and displayed in a separate Facebook app. This allows people without the app to be notified that they have a gift waiting for them.

The company is currently developing further high profile regional, national and global location-based marketing partnerships based around the virtual gifts concept, and will be the destination for iPhone virtual goods in 2010.

Kisky Netmedia creates mobile services in the social virtual goods space. We've been making well loved and award winning user facing web mobile services since 2003. We're the team behind Treasuremytext.com the original SMS archiving service, but more recently we've been working with virtual mobile goods. Copyright (C) 2009 Kisky Netmedia. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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