Following the closure of AppSelect last year, we have now concluded activities related to the shutdown of this service. As a result, the SIS upload portal has been closed and ...
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AppSelect update - February 2013
Following the closure of AppSelect last year, we have now concluded activities related to the shutdown of this service. As a result, the SIS upload portal has been closed and will no longer be accessible.
Vodafone will continue to offer opportunities to developers to monetise their applications through services like the Vodafone Payment API and promotion via our distribution channels. Please continue to check on this website for the latest news and new exciting opportunities.
Vodafone Smart Accessibility Awards 2012 winners announced!
Last night we were delighted to announce the winners of the 2012 Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards. A €200,000 prize fund for the best Android apps to assist those with disabilities and the elderly has been shared between four winners.
The competition opened in May and after a number of judging rounds the final four winners were decided by a panel consisting of representatives from Vodafone Foundation, Vodafone Group Services Limited, the European Disability Forum and AGE Platform Europe.
So a huge congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who entered the awards this year!
To find out more and see who the winners are please click here.
Winners of the Vodafone App Star Challenge announced in South Africa
It gives us great pleasure to announce the winners of the inaugural Vodafone App Star Challenge! The international challenge included top winners from six countries across the Middle East and Africa, who were unveiled at Vodacom World in Midrand earlier this month.
Participating countries included Egypt, Kenya, Lesotho, Qatar, Tanzania and South Africa who competed in the finals held in South Africa. While the App Star challenge has been held independently in some of these countries in the past, this is the first international challenge that brings them all together.
Congratulations to the winners and everyone who entered this years competition!
Find out more about the competition and the winners here.
Leverage the power of Rich Communication Suite - Enhanced in your apps!
For developers you can enhance your apps by integrating these new RCS-e capabilities via a 3rd party SDK (from Jibe Mobile™ in partnership with Vodafone). The SDK (downloaded here) enables your apps to:
- leverage the "no registration, it's just there, it just works" principles of RCS-e
- leverage the phone address book for viral invites
- use chat, file transfer and IP comms to unleash new categories of apps and services, including mobile multiplayer games.
Blog - latest entries
Following on from our recent announcement of the Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards winners we are also delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Vodafone App Star Challenge! The ...
Last night we were delighted to announce the winners of the 2012 Vodafone Foundation Smart Accessibility Awards. A €200,000 prize fund for the best Android apps to assist those ...
You might have heard us talking recently about Rich Communications Suite / joyn and hopefully you’re as excited as we are about this innovative technology! And the fantastic news is ...
This year we’ve been delighted by the amount of competition entries, and impressed by the quality and innovation of them.
Our specialist first round Judges from AGE and EDF ...
Enhance your apps with Rich Communication Suite – Enhanced (RCS-e)
Unleash new categories of apps and services, including mobile multiplayer games with Rich Communication Suite – Enhanced (RCS-e). Check out the video of the multi-player “fast twitch” Air Hockey game with mobile address book friend discovery and instant play invitations below. Interested? Then find out how you can enhance your apps to take advantage of the new RCS-e capabilities.
Vodafone developer meets The Guardian
In the second of our video profiles with The Guardian’s mobile team, Rupert Bates, Lead Android Developer, explains how they approached bringing the best of Guardian.co.uk to the Android platform. He gives us an insight into how the mobile experience differs to online, the importance of personalisation and testing, as well as an overview of what to expect from the next version of the app.
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