FrankandPat

May 30, 2007

Mobile widgets

Filed under: 80/20, mobile, user experience, widget — danielharris @ 3:17 pm

I’ve made a mobile widget of frankandpat.chat so that more and more people can access the wisdom of this crowd wherever they are!

You can download the widget engine onto most phones via http://www.widsets.com, and provides quite a nice experience. igoogle or netvibes to go really. You can scroll around your set of widgets in order to find the one you want – an interface paradigm that’s becoming quite familiar what with google maps and multimap etc. but particularly useful for small screens.

Would be nice to see somemore non-RSS reader widgets available – and mobile widgets that function in a more contextual way to the how and where of the mobile experience

Find the frank and pat widget below:

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4 Comments »

  1. This is one of the easiest and most fun applications I’ve ever downloaded! Instant fan.

    Interesting to note that this came out of the Nokia Emerging Business Unit, and already has (little finger to edge of mouth) one million users, which is pretty impressive.

    Comment by Phillie Casablanca — May 30, 2007 @ 4:32 pm

  2. It looks cool, just had a glance over Phil’s shoulder. My new phone arriving soon so gonna crack on with it. Nice one!

    Comment by Andy — May 30, 2007 @ 5:15 pm

  3. it wont work on my damn samsung piece of ****, just wait till i get my iPhone! then i’ll have all teh widdgets i’ll nedd, mwahahaha

    Comment by gavinedwardsuk — May 31, 2007 @ 3:50 pm

  4. I’m having problems with it on my phone 😦 But I have to say my new phone rocks. W850i…highly recommend it.

    Comment by Andy Braxton — June 2, 2007 @ 6:35 pm


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