Summer 2019

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CONTENTS

UNDER

PRESSURE

A POP CULTURE-

INSPIRED LOOK

AT THE PRESSURE

WASH INDUSTRY

A look around the World Wide Web

for wacky examples of pressure washing

in our culture’s everyday life

BY DREW RUBLE

App-ropos

Secret Entourage, a consortium of

millionaires who now work to help tens

of thousands of entrepreneurs start and

grow their own businesses, interviewed app

developer Allen Wong of Rego Apps a few

years ago.

Wong told Secret Entourage that his first

app was a browser that removed the toolbars,

did not save your browsing history, and

allowed you to view websites while offline.

One of Wong’s earliest successful apps was

called News Feed Elite, which was the #1 news

app back in 2009. Using the technologies he

developed from his browser app, he made an

app that made it easy to view various news

sites. It was successful because it allowed you to

scroll through websites by tilting your phone,

save news articles to be read at a later time

(even offline), block ads, share sites to Twitter/

Facebook, and other things. It basically paved

the way for the other popular news apps you

see today.

But his most successful app was his 5-0

Radio Police Scanner…5-0 Radio was for a

time the #1 police scanner app for the iPhone.

At its peak, it was in the top 10 paid apps in

various countries. People had many uses for

this app, ranging from monitoring crime in

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18 | PRESSURE WASH NEWS | VOL. 1, NO. 3 | SUMMER 2019

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