Chennai, Apr 18: The ESPN owned, Cricinfo, a leading cricket website, has announced the launch of 'Cricinfo Mobicast' for Apple's cult handheld device, iPhone. Mobicast was the first full-fledged cricket widget for iPhone. iPhone users would now have access to Cricinfo's live ball-by-ball updates, scorecard, match schedules, news, photos as well as podcasts from experts such as Ian Chappell, Tony Greig and Geoff Boycott, a company release here today.
The Mobicast widget would automatically update, eliminating the need for constant web page refreshes and long waits. Cricinfo offers this service in association with Plusmo, as a free service, (standard data charges applicable, based on the carrier's rate plan). The 'Cricinfo Mobicast' widget can be accessed at http://ci.plusmo.com Apart from iPhones, Mobicast service was supported on all major mobile device platforms, including off-the-shelf feature phones and smartphones such as Symbian phones, RIM Blackberry devices, Windows Mobile smartphones, Palm Treos and Pocket PC-enabled PDAs, the release added.