MySpace will support Microsoft Windows Mobile and Microsoft Silverlight. The new MySpace
mobile application, available this summer, will run on Windows phones
and use Silverlight, Microsoft's free browser plug-in.
The companies are in
close collaboration to offer a MySpace for Windows Mobile app
which will be available for download later this summer. The
MySpace's main social features and functionality with the Windows
operating system to provide access to the community in a way that's
familiar to the Windows Mobile user.
MySpace application will be available on Windows Mobile 6.1 phones
later this summer and then in the fall of 2009 through the Windows
Marketplace for Mobile, directly through phones, and the Web. LG will
preload the MySpace application on their Windows phones, making it even
easier than ever for users to gain real-time access to their global
MySpace network. The new Windows phones are expected to be available in
the second half of 2009.
The introduction of
Silverlight into the MySpace Open Platform empowers MySpace developers
with more freedom and flexibility to design OpenSocial applications
using the tools and technology they want. Silverlight and the MySpace
Open Platform will enable developers to rapidly create and deliver
sophisticated MySpace applications with a custom look and feel through
the flexible skinning of controls and data.
MySpace have released an Open Source kit that makes it easy to develop
OpenSocial applications using Silverlight that run on the MySpace Open
Platform. To learn about this kit and how designers and developers can
use it to create interactive, engaging apps on MySpace, please visit
http://www.myspace.com/silverlightonmyspace, and read the blog post
about MySpace's support of Silverlight at developer.myspace.com.