Archive of posts filed under the PMP category.

Chumby gets $12.5M in series B funding!

I missed this news since I was in Las Vegas for the Forum Nokia Developer Day during CTIA, the Chumby guys got $12.5M in series B funding!

Here are few mixed reactions to the news:

The Chumby Dilemma
The Chumby: Biggest waste of VC funding I’ve ever seen

Well, congratulation to the Chumby team!
Now I would like to see [...]

Flyer Framework coming to Maemo

Via Felipe, a great news for all the developers using the Flyer Framework. Flyer now supports the Maemo platform which runs Flash 9 and so Flex applications.

Great work Felipe!! You can join the Flyer Framework User Group.
Alessandro

Chumbylover blog!

Here a great blog from a Chumby owner: Chumbylover!! A reminder about the upcoming eSeminar this Friday.
Alessandro

iriver 3-inch touchscreen GSM phone

Via Engadget, iRiver is showcasing their new touchscreen GSM phone at CES. the UI is similar to the iPhone. According to the post the UI is Linux based and the device supports Flash, no infos if it is Flash Lite (my guess) and what kind of content.
Check out the video. More pictures here. Also check [...]

Untravelmedia utilizing Flash Lite for Mobile Tours!

Via Scott, here a great Flash Lite usage for Mobile Tours from Untravelmedia! Check out a
“What’s more … among other methods, untravel has been using Flash Lite (on Clix and other supported handheld devices) to provide customized mobile tours (see here for other examples) during this year!”

I personally think that these type of applications are [...]

Adobe MaD eSeminar: Best Practices: Designing & Developing content for the Sony PSP using Adobe® Flash® software

Here a new eSeminar for this Wednesday, Best Practices: Designing & Developing content for the Sony PSP using Adobe® Flash® software
And if you are looking for a PSP profile for Device Central, Hayden created one!
Alessandro
tags: Adobe, PSP, Device Central, Flash Lite, mobile, biskero

Adobe eSeminars scheduled for for September and November

There are two Adobe eSeminars scheduled for September and November:

Best Practices: Designing & Developing content for the Sony PSP using Adobe® Flash® software
Learn the basics about developing mobile content with Adobe Creative Suite 3

Alessandro
tags: Adobe, Sony PSP, Flash Lite, mobile, biskero

Designing and developing Flash games for the Sony PSP

Here a new article on the Adobe Mobile DevNet: Designing and developing Flash games for the Sony PSP

Author of the article is Jeff Nusz is Lead Interactive Programmer at Zodal in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Alessandro

Iriver’s B20 another cool device with Adobe Flash Lite 2.1

Via Vivek, new iRiver device with Flash Lite 2.1 support. Check here for more infos.
Alessandro

Sharp’s 20GB RD-CX300 e-dictionary, Flash Lite enabled

Via engadget, a new Flash Lite enabled device: Sharp’s 20GB RD-CX300 e-dictionary.
Alessandro

Device Central CS3, Flash Lite emulator and more..

Continuing to think about the Device Central CS3 tool, I posted some thoughts on my Forum Nokia Champion blog.
Alessandro

Flash Lite application contest winners announced

The 2006 Flash Lite application contest organized by the Boston, Australia and Brazil Adobe Mobile and Devices User Group winners have been announced. Here are the winners:

Best Overall Flash Lite content: developed by Gideon Multimedia
Best iRiver Flash Lite content: developed by 2SoulDesign©
Best Application: developed by ShopQwik
Best Animation: developed by Fat Pengy
Best Flash Lite Site: developed [...]

Flash Lite Application Contest closed

The Flash Lite Application contest is now closed and the winners will be announced the second week of March.

Alessandro

Mobile learning: Adobe Captivate content on video iPods

Here a new article on the Adobe Mobile DevNet site: Adobe Captivate content on video iPods.

Alessandro

Flash development for Sony PSPâ„¢

Via Bill, the Adobe Mobile and Devices site has a new section for the Sony PSP Flash development.

Alessandro

Apple launched not the iPhone but their MCNO

So the wave of information is clearing up and the real information about the iPhone are coming out from the announcement of the Apple iPhone. Some personal thoughts on this new PMP+phone.
And here is the real deal. Apple has not launched the iPhone, they have launched their MVNO or better their MCNO “Mobile Content Network [...]

Adobe MAX 2006, Flash Lite related posting

Here is a selection of posts from Adobe MAX 2006 attendees and some other from blogs, all related to Flash Lite.
Mike’s question about development cost for individual developers looking at the Verizon Flash Lite 2 ecosystem. This is an interesting topic and we will see how the discussion goes.
Also I met Hartti from Nokia at [...]

Flash Lite Contest 2006

The Adobe Mobile and Devices User Group of Boston, Australia and Brazil launched a Flash Lite Contest 2006. The deadline for submitting applications is 11 PM EST on February 28th 2007.

Prizes:

Best Overall Flash Lite content: A Nokia of your choice (up to 500 US$)
Best iRiver Flash Lite content: Adobe software of your choice (up [...]