Windows Mobile 6.5 joins "web applications" bandwagon with Widget Engine

WMPoweruser is reporting that Windows Mobile 6.5 will have a widget engine, with packaged “widgets”, as .widget files - a set of compressed HTML, CSS, Javascript and graphics files - can be launched from the Start menu to a chromeless version of Internet Explorer Mobile 6 with all of its upgraded AJAX-capability goodness. Some widgets that are already […]

WMPoweruser is reporting that Windows Mobile 6.5 will have a widget engine, with packaged “widgets”, as .widget files - a set of compressed HTML, CSS, Javascript and graphics files - can be launched from the Start menu to a chromeless version of Internet Explorer Mobile 6 with all of its upgraded AJAX-capability goodness. Some widgets that are already bundled in leaked builds of WM6.5 includes a Live Search widget, MSN Money stock widget and MSN Weather widget, and they don’t look half bad if not better than most Windows Mobile applications out there.

Source:→ Long Zheng