The Former Microsoft Courier Team Has Launched A Company Called FiftyThree

This past January, a new startup launched called FiftyThree that is running out of New York. FiftyThree is a five-man operation and their first product is called Paper. Paper is a drawing app for the iPad that has brushes, writing tools, etc. The app allows you to keep digital sketchbooks and create paintings. The basic app is free and there are in-app purchases for $1.99 each. The team working on Paper also worked on the Microsoft Courier tablet before that project was scrapped. The team include Andrew Allen (filmmaker), Jon Harris (Designer), Julian Walker (Developer), John Ikeda (Hardware), and Georg Petschnigg (CEO). [The Verge]

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