Microsoft OneApp is a new software application that enables feature phones—commonly found in emerging markets—to access mobile apps like Facebook, Twitter, Windows Live Messenger, and other popular apps and games. Now, people around the world who own feature phones will be able to do more and enjoy a better mobile experience with their existing phones.
According to Microsoft, OneApp will be offered initially through partners in emerging markets worldwide. When it was announced, it was available only in South Africa via Blue Label Telecoms. But it is now available for download for everybody from any country.
To download & try out Microsoft OneApp, visit http://m.mibli.com from your phone. The setup is a small 150kb jar setup, which means any phone supporting java apps should be able to use OneApp.
You are required to register for a free account, after which you have to login on every start!
The home screen with the various apps.
The facebook app of OneApp. It is surprisingly pretty good. Even lets you capture, upload & view your photos.
Tweetlite – OneApp’s Twitter client. A simply client, with a timeline, friends & inbox view. Lets you reply, retweet, forward a tweet as a SMS & open links from the tweet.
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The classic snake game. Something which the new Nokia’s don’t come with.
There were a lot of other apps like mobiWallet, Downloads, miLocate, But they require you to verify your number by sending a SMS. Although I tried it, Mibli was not able to send the SMS.
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