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Netbiscuits provides one platform for all devices. The software service allows you to fully exploit the capabilities of high-end mobile devices like the iPhone, Nokia Series 60, BlackBerrys, Android phones and many others. To realize next generation mobile website layouts, effects, and functionalities, the use of CSS, Scripting and AJAX is fully implemented with the Netbiscuits platform. These features enable your mobile website e.g. for multi column layouts, sliding and fading effects and the interaction with native phone applications on the latest handsets. At the same time, Netbiscuits adapts your mobile website for virtually all basic and mid-range mobile devices worldwide. Consequently, with Netbiscuits wide reaching global mobile device coverage and next generation mobile Web 2.0 layouts are no contradiction for mobile developers anymore. The demo portal can ... (more)

Netbiscuits Mobilizes Projects for a Better World

Five winners of the World Summit Youth Award (WSYA) receive free access to the Netbiscuits platform and thus have the opportunity to transcribe their projects for all mobile end devices and reach more users. Netbiscuits, the leading, web-based B2B Software-Platform for development, operation and marketing of mobile websites, gets involved in this way as an official support partner for the WSYA. The multimedia contest supports the Millennium Development Goals set by the United Nations for sustainable aid in the third world. The main goals are the fight against hunger, the bisectio... (more)

Mobile Web Use To Triple in Western Europe by 2014

More than a third of consumers in Western Europe will use the mobile web by 2014, says Forrester. Its new study claims mobile Internet adoption will grow to 39 per cent in the region from 13 per cent in 2008. It adds that a third of Western European consumers will own Internet-enabled phones in 2014. The context for this growth is an overall base of 344 million users, powerful smartphones and flat rate data plans. "The recession is forcing many consumers to reduce their spending, but they aren't cutting out their mobile subscriptions altogether," said Forrester analyst Thomas Hu... (more)

Developing Mobile Websites with NetBeans and Netbiscuits

The development of a mobile portal is illustrated using a practical example. For this purpose, a popular Java web project will be created in NetBeans and is later connected to a Custom Application. The combination of NetBeans and Netbiscuits allows mobile Internet applications to be realized easily and efficiently and delivered optimally to more than 6,000 different end devices worldwide. In doing so, developers can fall back on their experience in the area of web applications and XML, without having to worry about the restrictions posed by different devices. You can view the doc... (more)

WhitePages Mobile Offerings Surpass 2 Million Users

WhitePages now reaches more than 2 million mobile users through its iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, SMS and m.WhitePages.com mobile offerings. With popular features like caller identification and reverse phone lookup, click to call, GPS-aware directory services and directions, WhitePages mobile applications are achieving significant adoption. "Our strategy is to provide integrated Web and mobile services that help people find and connect with confidence," said Kevin Nakao, vice president of monetization and mobile, Seattle. "From helping to identifying unknown callers, to providing ... (more)