N97 Widget Design Competition: Finale Voting.
(an excerpt of an article of favorite symbian fan site: Symbian-Freak)
This design competition, started in November 2008 just after the N97’s announcement is coming to a Grand Finalé!
Nokia invited all developers to join their online ( ) Nokia N97 Widget Design Competition; in which the best of the best ideas will be featured on the Nokia N97 super communicator.
Thus far more than 1000 Entries have been submitted, with the competition closing on Friday March 6th 2009. The strongest ideas will go into the gallery on that site Mondary March 9th for users – thats YOU GUYS & GALS – to vote/rate!
Please do your best to spend a few minutes to look at ALL the entries in the gallery – because your votes will be the deciding factor of what will be featured in your N97’s default Touch-Home Screen. Note that you will NOT see which entry has the most votes or their vote count number. Buts not the end!
The top 10 of YOUR votes [30 hit Ultra-COMBO] will be submitted over to an elite team of developers, hand-selected from the Forum Nokia Community who will at the Nokia Developer Summit in beautiful Monte Carlo (home of the fantastic F1 races) compete face-to-face on April 28-29. 24-Hour battle royalé if you will. Nokia N97 24-hour Hackathon is the official event name for those going to travel.
The developers’ task is to develop and build the aps live & against the clock over a 24-hour timeline – in FULL VIEW of Summit delegates. In the end the apps will be judge in front of a panel of experts from Nokia Forum & Nokia N97’s development team, and teh winning app will be CHOSEN! For “Flawless Victory“.