Smashing Ideas buys Blue Sky NorthBusiness, Flash Lite, Mobile, News

by Kuneri on 18/07/2006 with Comments Off on Smashing Ideas buys Blue Sky North comments

U.S based company Smashing Ideas bought known FlashLite company Blue Sky North. The studios will co-develop a content site in Europe, along with a broad range of casual games, lifestyle applications, and other mobile content. The acquisition continues Smashing Ideas’ drive to expand its footprint in the mobile marketplace and to further its Flash Lite …

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Top revenue generating mobile applicationsBusiness, Marketing, Mobile, News

by Kuneri on 09/07/2006 with Comments Off on Top revenue generating mobile applications comments

Mobile map/direction and weather services are the top revenue generating downloadable applications according to Telephia, the leading provider of performance measurement information to the mobile industry. Local maps/directions and up-to-date weather are well-suited to delivery via mobile phones because they are information needs characterized by immediacy, location-specificity, and time-sensitivity. MapQuest is at the top of …

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Flash Lite Visual Guide update and exampleFlash Lite, Mobile, News, S60, user experience

by Kuneri on 06/07/2006 with 1 comments

Fresh FlashLite documentation update (1.1) and a visual example by Forum Nokia. Update is made to previous documentation by adding information about related example application (FlashLite 2.0). Example application is a collection of Flash Lite do’s and don’ts from the usability point of view. The application contains real examples and animations of static examples that …

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Casual games white paperGames, News, research

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IGDA Casual games SIG published 2006 Casual Games White Paper, a great resource for anyone working on casual games. The paper represents the combined knowledge of 40 professionals in casual gaming, spanning all aspects of the industry including developers, publishers, portals, tool providers and more.

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