Announcing the New Twilio API Version 2010-04-01

Today we’re excited to announce the launch the first major revision to the Twilio APIs, incorporating over 100 improvements requested by thousands of members of the Twilio developer community. In the coming days and weeks, we’ll be writing about new features and improvements, and you can take a look at the full list of changes in the changelog. Favorite New Changes Check out some of the… Read More

Ben Morris wins Twilio/MongoDB Contest with PhoneTap!

Ben Morris’ brother is a journalist who conducts a lot of phone interviews. Needing a simpler way to record the calls than holding a microphone up to the phone, Ben was inspired to build PhoneTap, the winner of our Twilio and MongoDB netbook contest. PhoneTap enables you to record a phone call and then download a MP3 recording when the call is completed. To use PhoneTap… Read More

New Developer Contest: Location-based Apps – Ends Sunday August 30th

This week for our developer contest we're challenging you to use Twilio voice and/or SMS in a location-based app.  You could win a Netbook and $100 in developer credit from Twilio if you come up with the most unique, powerful, creative submission. How can you use voice or SMS combined with someone's current location to help them accomplish something or communicate with others? With the proliferation of… Read More

Twilio Wants to See YOU at an Upcoming Event

Check out all our upcoming events here >>> I’ve had a great time traveling around to meetups, StartupWeekends, conferences and other events meeting developers, startups and our awesome customers. Since this is a busy time of year for tech and startup events, and I want to meet as many of you as possible, here’s a rundown of the upcoming events I will be representing Twilio at…. Read More

Twilio in Space! Powers HacDC Space Blimp Tracking

This is probably one of the coolest and most unique use cases for Twilio I’ve ever seen. HacDC, a hacker space in Washington D.C., is using Twilio as part of their tracking and recovery system for a balloon/blimp they sent up to take pictures of the curvature of the Earth, with a black space backdrop on August 21st. This is part of the Hackerspaces in Space… Read More

Build a location-based app using Twilio for a chance to win a netbook

This week for our developer contest we’re challenging you to use Twilio voice and/or SMS in a location-based app.  You could win a Netbook and $100 in developer credit from Twilio if you come up with the most unique, powerful, creative submission. How can you use voice or SMS combined with someone’s current location to help them accomplish something or communicate with others? With the proliferation of… Read More

How To: Port Your Landline to Twilio, Forward to Your Mobile Phone

I read a post today in the Wall Street Journal about how early adopters want to get 212 numbers, one of the earliest area codes in New York City, for their cell phones.  Across the United States there are regions where literally all numbers in an area code have been allocated.  As the logic goes, there is a vanity element to having an older number —… Read More

PhoneTree for Windows Phone 7 Wins Twilio Netbook Contest!

PhoneTree is a group messaging application that lets someone pre-define a list of contacts on their Windows Phone 7 device, and send them all an SMS or voice message with the tap of a button. The app was written by Barranger Ridler to make it easier for those in a hectic situation (like being in labor) to quickly update friends and family and allow them to… Read More