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Great news for students in Portugal! Earlier this week Vodafone Portugal and the University of Lisbon Faculty of Sciences (FCUL) signed an agreement to create a laboratory devoted to research and development projects related to mobile technologies.
The Laboratory will operate within the curriculum of the Master's degree in Computer Engineering by assigning projects to a range of disciplines appropriate for their implementation and in line with objectives and issues identified jointly by Vodafone and FCUL.
A specific area has been selected for the establishment and operation of the Laboratory – the 'Vodafone App Factory' room – where students and lecturers ...
So you’ve heard about our new app store ‘Vodafone AppSelect’ and you’d love to have a play and see what it’s like, but you don’t have a device. Well you now can via the Vodafone Handset Cloud where Vodafone AppSelect is available on a number of real live devices. It’s FREE to register and use this service, and is also a great way to test out your apps on a variety of real handsets. Find out more and how to register for the service here
Below is an example of a number of devices in ...
With the recent launch of Vodafone AppSelect our customers are looking for apps that stand out from the crowd, and creating useful and innovative mobile apps isn't rocket science. In fact, the best recipe for success is surprisingly simple:
- Match your own skills and interests to an everyday problem, and solve it better, or with a difference
- Stay focused on the user experience
- Pay attention to the details
To help get you on the right track we have a paper that offers five straightforward tips to help you plan and implement successful mobile apps, covering,
- Tip 1—Solve a ...
Today Vodafone launched a refreshed app shop called Vodafone AppSelect where Vodafone customers can easily discover and download apps and games for their Android phone. Vodafone AppSelect will come pre-installed on Vodafone Android phones and has a clean, compelling and easy to use design that surfaces relevant content to a wide range of customers. Vodafone AppSelect will be available across 9 markets (United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Ireland, Greece, Netherlands and Russia).
So why Vodafone AppSelect?
- Vodafone AppSelect is exclusive to Vodafone and provides customers with a simplified purchase environment.
- Curated catalogue allows for easy app discovery by eliminating ...
Written by JJ.Anderson on date 15 November 2011 in .
We received an overwhelming amount of entries and have been delighted by the quality and innovation of the entries.
Our specialist first round Judges from AGE and EDF have now completed the first round of judging and we have our final 12 entrants that will be competing in the finals.
To view the 12 Apps that will be in the finals, please click here: http://developer.vodafone.com/smartaccess2011/finalists/
Thank you again to all the entrants for all their submissions and don’t forget you can submit your apps to the Vodafone Shop, find out more here: http://developer ...
UPDATE: 17th November (15:15 GMT) - The Vodafone Apps Publishing Platform is back up and online now.
We are planning a number of updates to our Apps Publishing Platform (http://developer.vodafone.com/upload) and as a result the platform will be taken offline from 09:00 (CET) 16th November 2011. We will post an update as soon as the platform is back online.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, and will post an update as soon as the system is live again.
Thank you for looking to distribute your apps with Vodafone, and for your continued ...
If you are looking to make your Android app available across multiple markets, then you’ll need to implement multiple language support in your apps.
Android has excellent features that make implementing and managing multiple languages easy, and you should take full advantage of that in your apps.
Supporting multiple languages is the most important aspect of localisation and you can find out more in our tech guide here.
We are currently experiencing an overwhelming amount of submissions for our app store resulting in a backlog in the QA process.
The QA process should take in the region of 10 - 12 days to complete per application but is currently taking longer than this. Please continue to check the site for further updates.
Thank you for your patience and continued support!
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