Independent mobile applications portal GetJar named the winners of its Adobe Flash Mobile Developer Contest, awarding $100,000 worth of premium placement on the site, which boasts more than 450 million downloads to date. The grand prize award winner, Flash Cell Ltd. received $30,000 worth of maximum placement for their Microfilm application (check out the video), which enables users to browse through the last film releases and purchase tickets, as well as rent and buy DVDs--the app also allows users to discover what their friends are watching, and sort movies via genres and user-generated tags.
Additional Adobe Flash Mobile Developer Contest winners include:
Cubic Republic by IKS Mobile: An interactive multiplayer game that enables players to compete across different devices. Check out the video.
Big Game Huntr by Mobile Radicals: A location-based hunting game populated by user-generated content generated via communities of players. Check out the video.
Little Spender by Ribot: A spending calculation app that promises to show users where their cash goes each month. Check out the video.
Fickleblox by Bluesky North: A block-matching puzzle game that relies on Flash technology to bring chains or groups of colored "blox" to life. Check out the video.
Mr. Postman by Ian Moreira de Andrade: A Twitter-based application based on timeline concepts, promising to simplify the tweets a user follows. Check out the video.
Golfbox by Little Big Ideas: A golfer management app enabling users to book tee-times, invite friends to play, view leaderboards, track handicaps, read golf news and more.
The GetJar competition, announced in mid-February at Mobile World Congress 2009, encouraged developers to submit Adobe Flash-enabled mobile applications in one of five categories: Lifestyle, Games, Infotainment, Social Networking and Sports. Winning apps will be featured in either the "New & Cool," "Featured" or "Recommended" areas on GetJar.com and m.getjar.com--the apps will also be visible across GetJar partner channels including stores on Opera Mini, 3UK, Virgin Mobile France and Vodafone Ireland.
For more on GetJar's Adobe Flash Mobile Developer Contest:
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