Sunday, October 23, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
AT&T to Acquire Time Warner For $85.4B
Internet Disruptions Were Caused By Attacked Connected Devices
TSMC, GlobalFoundries/Samsung To Present Their 7nm Platforms At IEDM
Hon Hai Gains Apple Mac Orders From Quanta
AT&T In Advanced Talks With Time Warner On Merger
LG's Next Flagship G6 Smartphone Won't be Modular
Samsung to Exchange Galaxy Note 7 with New Galaxy S8
Qualcomm Said to Be Near A Deal With NXP
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Microsoft OneApp Connects Emerging Markets to Popular Mobile Phone Apps

Microsoft today is launching OneApp, a new software application that allows "feature phones" to run popular mobile phone applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Windows Live Messenger and Mobile Wallet.

Feature phones are mobile phones that are capable of running some apps but that lack the capabilities of smartphones.

Amit Mital, corporate vice president of Microsoft?s Unlimited Potential Group and Startup Business Accelerator, says OneApp will help bring more applications and services to emerging markets such as those served by Blue Label Telecoms of South Africa, the launch partner for the new technology.

More than half of the people in the world own mobile phones, but many of those phones have difficulty accessing popular mobile applications, including social applications such as Facebook and other helpful applications to deal with finances, healthcare, tourism and education.

McDonough says OneApp will complement Microsoft?s Windows Mobile strategy. OneApp was designed from the ground up, with emerging markets in mind, to help users gain more power from feature phones that have limited memory, processing and other capabilities. For users, it appears as a single application through which they can access all the mobile apps they want.

To keep the phone running quickly and efficiently, OneApp has a small footprint (150KB) and its apps are even smaller (about 30KB).

OneApp also includes a cloud service to deliver applications as they are needed. This means users can store and access their apps without needing to store them on the phone.

Blue Label Telecom?s "mibli" service in South Africa will be the first to offer users access to OneApp.

A mibli subscriber in South Africa will be able to use Facebook, Twitter, and Windows Live Messenger. In addition, developers can also create apps for the local needs of an area.

Sweedish Court Orders Pirate Bay to Go Offline        All News        OCZ Announces New DDR3 Low-Voltage Dual Channel Kits for the Upcoming Intel P55 Platform
LG and Nortel Complete World-first 3GPP Compliant Active Handover     Mobiles News      Apple: We Are Still Studying Google Voice App

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights First Quarter Results
Microsoft's Cloud Investments In Europe Hits $3 billion
Microsoft Creation New Artificial Intelligence and Research Group
Adobe and Microsoft Partner in the Azure Cloud
Microsoft Unveiled The Nokia 216 Phone
Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Fourth Quarter Results
Microsoft Unveils The Stream Business Video Platform
Microsoft Offers New Subscription Options For Windows 10 and Surface for Businesses
Project Malmo, Which Lets Researchers Use Minecraft for AI research, Makes Public Debut
Microsoft Hints at New Surface Coming Soon
Microsoft Says Scorpio System will Not Offer Higher Frame Rates With Xbox One Games
LinkedIn Becomes Part Of Microsoft

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .