MailPix wins Best of 2019 Mobile Star Award for 1 Hour Photo App

MailPix, the photo-printing, canvas and gifting site, announced its 1 Hour Photo app won the Best Specialty Shopping App Award and, further, was recognized as New Mobile Business Innovator in the Best of 2019 Mobile Star Awards™.

1 Hour Photo was recognized as the only photo print app that works with all five of the largest U.S retailers with photo services – CVS, Walmart, Walgreen’s, Duane Reade and Target stores – for the ultimate in convenience.

Fred Lerner, founder and CEO, MailPix

“With a choice of more than 20,000 retail pickup locations to choose from, with the 1 Hour Photo App, you’re never far from high-quality photo prints made through the convenience of your mobile phone,” says Fred H. Lerner, founder and CEO, MailPix. “We’re excited to be recognized by MobileVillage with this prestigious award.”

The 1 Hour Photo app from MailPix is now available for iPhone/iPad from Apple’s App Store, and on Android from the Google Play Store. For both app store links and retailer print prices, head to

Since 2001, the Mobile Star Awards program has showcased the best and most innovative consumer and business mobile apps, mobile devices, mobile tech companies, and success stories. Nominees and winners are chosen by the mobile-savvy followers of

“Even after two decades of promoting the best in mobile, we’re always excited to shine a spotlight on the brightest mobile tech innovators,” says Gary Thayer, editor, MobileVillage. “Most of our readers and social followers have years of experience with mobile apps and gadgets, so we trust them in helping us pick the year’s best mobile apps and companies.”

“Receiving a Mobile Star Award is an accomplishment that’s recognized by the entire mobile industry, as well a customers and buyers,” says Jon Covington, founder and CEO, MobileVillage. “Mobile Star Awards Winners truly shine among millions of other mobile products as the greatest stars out there.”


Since launching in 1993 as PDA Inc., MobileVillage® has led in promoting innovative, user-focused mobile technology. The company fosters tech alliances, product development and excitement around the world through its Mobile Star Awards™ program, the world’s most extensive mobile tech events calendar, directory, feature stories, event partnerships, and consulting.

MobileVillage® and the Mobile Star Awards™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of MobileVillage/PDA Inc.

ABOUT MAILPIX.COM is the pre-eminent site for printing photos instantly at thousands of retailers from phone app or PC and also offers convenient mail-to-home. MailPix preserves photo memories as photo books, canvas, prints, cards, enlargements, and other photo gift products. The service is seamlessly integrated to print photos from any phone, device or computer. MailPix offices are located in Huntington Beach, Calif.

Fred H. Lerner is the founder and CEO of MailPix, his latest startup. He previously founded Ritz Interactive, which included, and others.  Fred also founded two imaging companies that were acquired by Kodak and became the CEO of Kodak Processing Labs. He is a United Nations’ Hall of Fame recipient from the International Photographic Council and Past President of the Photo Marketing Association International.

Peter Tahmin, co-founder and COO of MailPix, was the former vice president at Ritz Camera & Image and co-founder, senior vice president and COO of the Ritz Interactive e-commerce network, which included,, and others. He brings more than 25 years of e-commerce experience and a lifetime of imaging industry experience to MailPix.

[Editor’s Note: MailPix is a client of InfoCircle LLC, publisher of The Dead Pixels Society.]