DEMO: Micello takes mobile maps into their final frontier — inside

Micello is launching a new iPhone application that tackles one the last areas still not covered by established mapping applications — the insides of locations like shopping malls, college campuses, and convention centers. It also integrates social networking services into the application, which could prove useful if you’re, say, in a large convention center for a big event and want to see what other people are doing. Micello says it will bring maps of more than 150 locations online this fall.

DEMO: Liaise turns your emails into a to-do list

For a lot of people (like me), email has become the center of working life. The challenge, of course, is getting all that useful information out of your inbox. That’s where a startup called Liaise comes in — it looks at the contents of your emails, figures out which items require action, and turns those items into a to-do list.

DEMO: Waze adds voice-driven turn-by-turn directions to its driving app

Waze, a mobile application that offers user-generated driving and traffic advice, is launching what it says is the first free, voice-guided turn-by-turn navigation system. The Israel-based company also introduced availability on Windows Mobile and Symbian, adding to its previously existing availabilityon the iPhone and smart phones using the Android system (sorry, Blackberry users, looks like we’ll have to stick with BBMing friends ahead of us in the commute to find out about traffic: Waze is still only in the early stages of developing an application for Blackberry).

DEMO: 80legs promises web crawling for the masses

In tech, it’s trendy to offer something “as a service” — to deliver it online, usually for a subscription fee. We’ve seen software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, data-as-a-service, and more. Now a startup called 80legs says it’s selling web crawling as a service.