Tag Archives: Widgets
Mobile Web 2.0 “Dramatic Developments” from AT&T Really not all that dramatic….
July 14, 2009, by Ronan_Mandel
Well, I'm sad to report that the folks over/up/down at AT&T wireless appear to not quite have their act together when it comes to what is the 'next big thing' in wireless. I had really been hoping/anticipating that the webinar they hosted on June 30 entitled "Dramatic Developments in Mobile Web Technology" was going to provide something concrete and actionable for you (and I), alas, that was not to be the case... Read More
Convergence still ‘coming soon’ for mobile web platforms
July 2, 2009, by Ronan_Mandel
So honestly, when I went into writing the last couple of postings about widget platforms I did not know about the webinars that had been scheduled by the folks at FierceWireless or AT&T about browsing platforms, but it's comforting to know that I'm not the only one trying to get my head around exactly what is and what isn't possible (and where things are headed) in the browser container and beyond... Read More
Are Widgets ready for me?
June 18, 2009, by Ronan_Mandel
OK, so getting back to the widget reality here. I'd like to take a look at what the platforms are, what your options are and if it's really even worth it to go there. I know that last time I got a bit distracted with the whole 'sprite' thing, but I promise to stay on track here... Read More
Widget Investigation leads to a ‘Worst Practice’ Discovery
May 18, 2009, by Ronan_Mandel
Nokia just wrapped up their Developer Conference in Monaco last week. Sadly, I didn't have the budget to go. Maybe you were lucky and did (or maybe you live there, lucky you!). Anyhow, one of the technologies that they're pushing these days is their WRT (Web Run Time) or Widgets for the lay person out there. This whole mobile widget thing is nothing new, but what does appear to be new is that they're gathering a steam this time... Read More
Your favorite mobile app – only two days to say ‘thank you!’
November 14, 2008, by Ruadhán O'Donoghue
The 2nd Annual Open Web Awards are currently accepting nominations in a wide range of categories, including, of course, the Mobile Application category. Now would be a great time to reward those responsible creating your favorite mobile app. But be quick, nominations are only open for another 2 days (until Sunday 16th 11:59 pm PST)... Read More