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NEW iPHONE APPLICATION "BEAUTIFUL PLANET" LETS USERS TRAVEL THE WORLD WHILE STANDING STILL



- - A Top Ten Travel App and Apple Staff Favorite for Three Weeks Running! - -

February 19, 2010 (NEW YORK) — Want to embark on a global adventure through steamy gorilla hideaways, nomadic desert dwellings and frozen icefields dotted with penguins all at your finger's touch? There's an App for that. "Beautiful Planet", the latest in iPhone travel applications, has launched, giving users 30 years of travel images — across seven continents and 160 countries — a savvy and evocative encyclopedia of the world, allowing for a multicultural view that's beautiful, educational and inspiring all at once.

Developed by renowned traveler Peter Guttman, this groundbreaking application can help jetsetters and homebodies alike capture the thrill of adventure that travel brings, inspiring users to explore unusual places and discover exotic cultures. Capturing scenes of exquisite landscapes and seldom seen religious ceremonies, Beautiful Planet touches all corners of the globe and yields a joyous portrait of the world we live in.

Peter Guttman's work has received distinguished recognition and accolades, featured in solo photographic exhibitions at Sotheby's and the United Nations. He has journeyed to the end of the world and back, served as on-air expert for the Travel Channel and A&E Television, and created a hardcover book series for Fodors Travel Publications. He was twice named the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of the Year and was dubbed a "one-man Explorers Club" by the New York Times.

The Beautiful Planet application is now available for the iPhone, iPod Touch, should soon be featured on Apple's upcoming iPad, and can be purchased on iTunes here.

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Headquartered in Austin, Texas, BANZAI LABS INC has over 50 successful iPhone and iPod Touch apps available in the iTunes App Store spanning the Entertainment, Travel, Health & Fitness and Lifestyle categories.

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NEW MOBILE ART GALLERY APPS FOR THE iPHONE



AUG 20, 2009 - Austin, TX - BANZAI LABS today announced the launch of 6 new Mobile Art Wallpaper Gallery Apps for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The Mobile Art Gallery Apps introduce a mobile art experience unmatched in its ease of use and elegance. Featuring the artwork of some of the world's premier contemporary artists such as Dave Burke, Brian Despain, Charlene Chua, Milen and Gianluca Mattia, these apps open the artists' work to new audiences through a unique app design.

"As fans of many contemporary artists, we wanted to open their artwork to a wider audience than previously available, and to do so in a way that put the art and the artwork first", say Phil Scales, Founder & CEO of Banzai Labs. "By allowing the artist to present their artwork in a simple mobile application, we've created a new distribution channel and revenue stream for these artists".


THE BANZAI LABS MOBILE ART GALLERY APP

BANZAI LABS Mobile Galleries introduce several unique features designed to deliver an unparalleled mobile art viewing experience. Menus and dialogs are semi-transparent and vanish automatically after a few seconds providing an unobstructed view of the artwork.

Several features are available by simply tapping the screen to bring up a menu of options, including the ability to save an image to the iPhone Photos where it can be used as the wallpaper for the device. The user can also press the Play button and watch an elegant slideshow of the entire gallery. Pressing the artist's profile button brings up the artist's profile where the user can learn more about the artist, their artwork and even visit their website.

The BANZAI LABS design philosophy is to put the art and the artist first, collaborating with each artist to develop their own unique splash screens, menus and profiles to create a user experience unique to their artwork.


UPCOMING ART GALLERY APPS

Please watch for future Mobile Art Wallpaper Galleries from BANZAI LABS. Upcoming Gallery Apps will feature the works of world famous artists, Dru Blair and Ryan Heshka.

BANZAI LABS Mobile Art Wallpaper Galleries for the iPhone and iPod Touch are available in the Apple iTunes App Store. Examples of each mobile art gallery can be seen at:

http://www.banzailabs.com/apps.html


ABOUT BANZAI LABS INC

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, BANZAI LABS INC has over 50 successful iPhone and iPod Touch apps available in the iTunes App Store spanning the Entertainment, Travel, Health & Fitness and Lifestyle categories.

http://www.banzailabs.com/about.html


CONTACT INFORMATION

Phil Scales
Founder, CEO
BANZAI LABS INC
phil@banzailabs.com
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