Update: BBC To Launch Two Apps For News And Sports Content BBC is set to launch two applications for news and sport that will make it easier for smartphone users in the UK to access BBC content on their handsets. The first app will be launched in April and the sports app will be launched before June. An app for the broadcasters catch-up TV service, iPlayer is also being considered. The apps will be first developed for iPhone followed BlackBerry and Android-based handsets and other smartphone OS. Telstra On Mobile Applications Dr Hugh Bradlow, CTO, Telstra has said that customer demand would force the company to support numerous app stores and handset operating systems regardless of the various industry initiatives to reduce fragmentation. He further added that there will be at least 6 to 10 different operating systems in the coming years. The problem he identifies is forcing the application developer community into testing their software on up to 1000 different handsets to ensure compatibility. Telstra, Bradlow claims will position itself as a shopping center where users will select apps which are compatible with their handsets. Telstra is not believed to have signed up to the Wholesale Applications Community so far. Omnifone Launches MusicStation For AndroidDigital music service provider, Omnifone has announced the launch of its cloud based digital music service MusicStation for the Android platform. It is first being demonstrated on Google Nexus One and HTC handsets at the Mobile World Conference 2010. Android based handsets users will get access to over 6.5 million…
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