Tag Archives: mobile download
When Tetris was first released in the mid-1980s, its creator basically got screwed. Under the USSR, the government held all copywrites and the game was distributed for free. With the founding of the Tetris Company in 1996, Alexey Pajitnov has been able to draw profits from his creation – so the news that it is now (once again) the most downloaded mobile game in existence is welcome news. Continue reading
If rumours being churned out today are true, then Google is making some pretty aggressive moves into the digital music market. The company is pegged to be releasing a music search-and-purchase service, for both on-line and mobile, called either “Google Audio” or “Google Music” depending on where you read. And with apparently official screenshots of the service being sent out by Google, we have to wonder whether is speculation at all. Continue reading
Orange has announced a significant overhaul of its on-portal music offering. Music downloads for both on-line and mobile Web users will have no DRM. The Orange Music Portal now offers over 700,000 tracks that users will be able to pay for, download and then do with as they please. Continue reading
Bitstream has announced today that its BOLT mobile browser has now been downloaded and installed 1 million times – five months after entering public beta. Along with this announcement, BOLT has released a few metrics showing how mobile Internet users surf using the browser. Continue reading
MobiQpon has joined the growing ranks of those companies providing coupons over your mobile device. It’s free iPhone can receive and store coupons on a locally targeted basis – but does it stand up to the huge amount of competition?
First, let’s have a look at what MobiQpon does. It’s a location-based application that picks up [...]
mSpot announced today that its Make-UR-Tones application will now be a core offering for customers of US Cellulars new high-speed EVDO (evolution-data optimized) network. Make-UR-Tones is a mobile app that allows users to create their own ringtones from any of the songs on mSpot’s 400,000 strong catalog.
Users create the ringtone by choosing up to 30 [...]
Manchester-based company Ravensoft has released a mobile application that extends your devices battery life by managing phone functions. Battery Extender can switch off power-munching functions like GPS, Bluetooth or background apps to make your battery run longer.
The app helps you extend the standby time of your Series 60 smartphone by up to 30%. It’s profile [...]
Verizon Wireless has launched a new LBS news and coupons service called Daily Scoop. The free app, available for download for Verizon customers on the Get It Now service, provides local news, sports and weather info, along with deals from local and national retailers.
Subscribers enter some demographic info, and receive locally targetted info and coupons. [...]
SAP AG and Sybase today announced a mobile partnership. SAP will bring it’s enterprise programs to mobile workers through the Sybase mobile management platform.
The Business Suite from German software giant SAP will come to iPhones, BlackBerrys, Windows Mobile phones and other devices. The Sybase platform allows data to be pushed onto smartphones in real time, [...]
Mobile Interactive Group and Saint, the digital section of RKCR/Y&R, have launched a mobile app called Pocket Beatz. The free app allows users to create mini-tracks from rep-recorded samples, and syncs with the users address book so they can share them with friends. The app is available from the Bebo page of the Home Office‘s [...]
Spanish operator Telefónica Moviles has launched the Player X games distribution platform on it’s mobile portal. 100% Mobile is a mobile games aggregator and shopfront, allowing gamers to play products from both global and local producers. The portal includes features like “Try Before You Buy” and a variety of pricing models including rental and [...]
Security specialist charismathics today announced the iEnigma identity protection application for the iPhone and iPod Touch. iEnigma turns the iPhone into a storage device for users’ digital identities, usable for two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication is a security system that uses two factors (eg, a password and a smartcard) for access.
Planned for release on other smartphones [...]
abphone today announced it has signed on three mobile game publishers. Publishers Glu, Hovr and Twistbox now have their entire games catalogs indexed on the multimedia entertainment content search engine.
Glu publishes historic mobile games. Hovr publishes free games, and Twistbox offers many licensed games.
abphone launched the first search service for mobile games in 2008. [...]
According to Russian blogger Eldar Murtazin, Nokia has a mobile application store running on closed beta. The rumour has spread like crazy today. Nokia already has downloads available from Mosh, the Download Store and Nokia Software Market. Speculation runs that the new store may be a consolidated front for all of these services and more.