FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 11, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ThinkGeek, a Geeknet (Nasdaq:GKNT - News) company and premier retailer for the global geek community, is proud to announce that its online store has now gone mobile. Created entirely in-house, the new mobile site streamlines the ThinkGeek shopping experience and allows customers to browse, search, buy and share products direct from a smartphone.
"We're thrilled to announce the next step in our quest for World Domination by launching our mobile site," said Jen Frazier, Co-Founder of ThinkGeek. "Now our friends can carry around all of our geeky awesomeness in their pockets! Stay tuned for our next project which may or may not be sharks with frickin' laser beams."
Staying true to their developer roots, ThinkGeek kept the entire creative and technical process in-house. Months of research, design, and development went into the creation of the site.
"From design to code, this was a major team effort," said Seth Spergel, head of Engineering at ThinkGeek. "Although we would have really liked to have gotten those sharks into this round, we're excited about the features we've put into this release."
The ThinkGeek mobile site allows customers to easily search and buy from thousands of amazing gifts and gadgets using a variety of smartphones. The company is already planning second phase enhancements as part of their commitment to continuous innovation.
"Mobile is a key strategic channel for every eCommerce company," said Jamie Grove, VP of Marketing at ThinkGeek. "But the real competitive advantage in mobile is owning the experience from front to back so that you can react quickly to new trends. We hit that objective, and we couldn't be happier about delivering an awesome mobile experience to our customers."
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