Macromedia Releases New Flash Lite
Jun 28, 2004, 6:40 PM by (staff)
Macromedia today announced the availability of Flash Lite 1.1, new Flash Player software for mobile phones. Version 1.0 has been included in NTT DoCoMo's 505i series phones since last year. The new 1.1 version adds support for the W3C standard SVG Tiny (SVG-T), network connectivity, improved audio support, and APIs to integrate Flash content with phone functionality.
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ZTE Cuts Into the Entry-Level Space with Two New Blade V8s
ZTE today announced the Blade V8 Mini and the Blade V8 Lite, two low-spec'd devices that will sit under the Blade V8 Pro released earlier this year. The phones share a number of features, including metal designs, rear-mounted fingerprint sensors, 5-inch HD displays, 2 GB of RAM, and 16 GB of storage.