10.05.2009: CNN International Video App Showcases Flash Lite Innovation on Nokia Devices Among the more notable applications to be funded during the first half of this year is the CNN International Video app, created for CNN by U.S.-based Flash Widgets LLC. (To learn more about the company behind the app, read this interview on Nokia Conversations.)
Quite simply, this application enables individuals to watch the latest news videos from CNN.com directly on their Nokia S60 5th edition devices, such as the Nokia N97, and it is available for download in Ovi Store. If you are using the app on a Nokia N97, you can add the widget to your home screen for quick access to CNN’s video library. (Note: This app is not available to consumers in North America at this time.)
09.16.2009: Ovi Store App: An open screen on CNN. BOSTON, USA – Nokia and Adobe announced this past February a $10M fund for developers of Flash applications for mobiles, called the Open Screen Project. We spoke recently with Kirk Ballou from Flash Widgets, a small company that makes Flash-based widgets for mobile devices. Flash Widgets is among the first to be awarded a grant from the Nokia-Adobe Open Screen fund.
We asked Kirk a bit about his company, developing with Flash for mobiles, and how they got involved with Nokia and Adobe. He also told me a bit about his two Open Screen Fund apps, one a CNN news reader, the other a Twitter app for mobiles. Read full article
10.05.2009: Open Screen Project Fund winner - Twittle Mobile App Using Twittle, from Flash Widgets LLC, a user can manage multiple Twitter accounts and view other Twitter feeds remotely. Users can mark favorite feeds, post to their Twitter pages, reply and direct message to other Twitter users all while on the go.
Twittle was funded by the Open Screen Project Fund, a $10 million joint market development fund between Adobe and Nokia designed to accelerate the creation of applications, content and services that leverage the Adobe Flash Platform and deliver a unified experience across mobile, desktop and consumer electronics devices.
10.05.2009: Nokia and Adobe Bring New Flash Applications to Mobile Phones and Other Devices Open Screen Project Fund Recipients Announced
LOS ANGELES — Oct. 5, 2009 — At Adobe MAX, Adobe’s worldwide developer conference, Nokia and Adobe today announced more than 35 funded multi-screen applications as part of the joint Open Screen Project Fund. Both companies also introduced new Nokia Web Runtime (WRT) extensions for Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS4 software making the creation of mobile WRT widgets for supported Nokia devices easier than ever. Together with the Ovi Store by Nokia, developers and designers have an easy way to engage, build and publish their content to Nokia mobile device customers around the world. Read full article