Nick, the British teenager, create an iPhone application called Summly. This application simplifies website content and search results. Summly could presentsummaries, news articles and reviews in a practical mobile phone screen.
"I'm revising history and examination using Google seemed less efficient. If I findan interesting site, I read it and instead spend the time," said Nick, tells thebackground of his ideas make Summly.
"I thought I'd need is a way to simplify and summarize the results of these searches. Google has Instant Preview, but only in the form of web page images.All I want is a preview of the content," he added.
The first version was named TRIMIT application has been downloaded 100 thousand times. TRIMIT success attracted the attention of Horizons Ventures, an investment firm owned by Li Ka Shing, a billionaire China which is the richest person in the world 11.
Horizons Ventures investment firm itself is not arbitrary. They have invested the funds in a variety of famous companies like Skype, Facebook or Spotify.
Li Ka Shing investment inject $ 250 thousand to assist the development of applications made by Nick.Nick can quietly make application Summly from his room in Wimbledon, England.
Summly released for the iPhone in mid-December and was warmly received. The plan, also will be visited Summly Android. Thanks to that application, so Nick's lips. His appearance was like most teenagers. He likes cricket and rugby.
But since a young age Nick was already familiar with the technology. He's only 9 years old when given a Mac laptop by her parents. Nick was studying a variety of software via a laptop is like iMovie, Final Cut Express and Final Cut Pro.
A few moments later, he began experimenting to make the application. At the age of 12 years, he downloaded the iPhone software development kit and designed the first, the music application called SongStumblr. Continued application of boththe named FingerMill.
"Applications that are bad but there was only a few thousand apps in the AppStore and this application is downloaded several hundred times," said Nick, as Updatec.com quoted by the BBC, Tuesday (1/3/2012)