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Mobile TV software connects with social network sites

Apr 7, 2008 — by Eric Brown — from the LinuxDevices Archive — views

Internet and mobile broadcasting company has revised its freely downloadable, Java-based, social networking application for Linux-based phones. Mobile Media Suite 2.4 simplifies camera phone photo uploads to social networking sites like Flickr, MySpace, and's own Communities sites, the… company said.

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Mobile Media Suite
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Mobile Media Suite 2.4 is designed to let users upload and download media and messages to and from BNetTV's own “Virtual Communities” websites. Core features include automating the process of checking Communities messages, and locating videos by popularity, date, and Communities member. The application also supports a customizable list of other social and photo-sharing networks, including Facebook, Slide, Flickr, MySpace, Shutterfly, Photobucket, Kodak Gallery, Buzznet, and SmugMug.

Version 2.4 of the app adds a widget aimed at letting users operate their phone's camera directly from a tab within the Mobile Media Suite application. Other new features include more interface customizability, and access to more content,

A subsidiary of Winmax Trading Group, BNetTV (“Business Network Television”) offers advertising-driven content about high-tech news and youth culture, with a focus on mobile technology. Major features, which are available on desktop and mobile platforms, include Urban Beat, Wireless Planet, and Maraschino MisAdventures. The video portal also provides a Virtual Communities site that offers a venue for meeting new business associates, as well as sharing photos, videos, and other files with friends and colleagues, says the company.


Version 2.4 of's Mobile Media Suite is currently available for free download here. It supports mobile phones running Linux, UIQ, Brew, or Symbian, the company said.

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