2002: Going mobile in more ways than one
It was time to move out of the corner of the apartment.
After watching every episode of Wings while working from home, Kevin decides to open a real office in Golden, Colorado. He worries that the greasy spoon, “The Old Capitol Grill”, below the office will eventually burn the place down (it eventually does).
Slice of Lime circa 2002. The company was originally focused on mobile app development.
You’ve Got Snow
Kevin ventures to the cutting-edge and creates Slice’s first mobile application, You’ve Got Snow, five years before the iPhone was even announced. The app runs on WAP cell phones, Palm Pilots, and Pocket PCs and delivers snow reports and alerts to ski bums.
For some reason, AOL’s You’ve Got Mail lawyers don’t appreciate the name very much. Kevin considers digging in his heels for almost a minute, then decides “Mobile Snow” is a pretty good name too.