Microsoft OneApp is a mobile widgets kind of service that brings web services to feature phones

Microsoft OneApp

Microsoft has unveiled a latest addition to its mobile offering. It’s called OneApp and it’s an application-service-platform that will bring popular services such as Facebook, Twitter and Windows Live Messenger to feature phone users. In that sense, we’re talking about a 150KB-heavy JavaME-based application, which in some way resembles other mobile widget platforms such as Nokia’s Widsets, which is now part of the Ovi Store.

Developers are invited to participate and make their own apps for OneApp. The SDK is expected to be available by the end of this year, when interested individuals and companies will be able to submit their JavaScript and XML-based apps.

Finally, right from the bat, Microsoft has found the launch partner. It’s South Africa’s Blue Label Telecoms which will offer OneApp as part of its “mibli” service that will include “more than a dozen” apps. OneApp will be available as a free download, and users will be only charged for data use…

More information about OneApp is available from a dedicated page on Microsoft’s website. Before going there, make sure to check out the OneApp demo video after the jump.

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