last week announced to work with
Opera Software to
make its web'n'walk even more intuitive and bringing the user even closer to the
World Wide Web. In future, you will be able to access your personal favorite
sites more easily and quickly than ever from your mobile phone by simply
selecting the corresponding widget, an active icon, from the standard display.
The web'n'walk widgets can be quickly and easily set up according to personal
preferences for mobile surfing. In order to enable this, T-Mobile is providing a
gallery, initially with approximately 40 widgets for popular websites. It will
soon be possible for other users and providers to create additional widgets via
an open platform.
These widgets will then be available to all web'n'walk widget users, regardless
of which handset they use. However, it looks like the initial web'n'walk widget
handsets will be TouchFLO 3D-powered Windows Mobile smartphones since it looks
like Opera widgets will become part of the
While the web'n'walk widget looks like today's TouchFLO 3D Programs list, it has
an interactive element. In case of important information on a personalized
Internet sites, such as the arrival of an eBay notification, the widget
indicates the new status, with users able to respond directly. You are thus
informed of bids in online auctions or new news items as they occur, even on the
The web'n'walk widgets thus complement the browser-based web'n'walk homepage,
which T-Mobile updates on a continual basis. T-Mobile plans to launch the
web'n'walk widgets by the end of the year, initially for touch-screen Windows
Mobile smartphones such as the
MDA compact IV
and MDA Vario IV.
Later on, widgets will then be available to all web'n'walk widget users,
regardless of which handset they use.
Cheers ~ Arne