Get Ready Developers, Make My App Competition By Nokia Is For You

Make My App by Nokia invited Creative Software Developers from Pakistan to bring up some applications that are relevant to the civilians of Pakistan. It is a sort of open contest for software application developers as the winning app will receive an handsome cash award while the app will be promoted on Nokia Ovi Store among other users to download and enjoy.


Mainly there are four categories among which you can decide what type of application you can build, lets have a look to categories and their description:

1. Think Green

go-green Do you have an idea for an app that will help individuals reduce their personal carbon  footprint? Or perhaps help people to make environmentally sound decisions in their daily lives? Then this is the category for you. Think of great, eco-friendly apps that help save the environment.

2. Fun & Games

fun-&-gamesBring on the fun with cool apps that put the user and the device to the test. Here is your chance to submit apps that are all about FUN! This includes music, multimedia, and of course games!

Do you have an idea for an addictive or simple game that helps you enjoy a long bus journey or to entertain you and your friends? What about a way to customize or make simple functions like emails or photographs more fun?

3. Business Productivity

business-productivityThe business productivity category is for apps that make doing business on-the-go easier. Develop apps that keep tabs on your stock, quotes, give you personal bank info, and even allow you to open, read and store work files.

4. Easier Living

easier-living This category is for mobile applications that make consumer’s daily lives easier and help them to be more efficient. Think of new and easy ways to organize life with utilities or personal finance applications or simply fun new apps to remind you of important deadlines or meetings, lessons or lectures.

Make life easier with super user-friendly apps for home, work or school.

The Judgment Team

All the eligible application submitted will pass to the panel of judges which obeys the following criteria:

Quality / Functionality: The application or service must be fully functional and run successfully on a Nokia device. Usability / Creativity: The application demonstrates superior user experience (UI, graphics, etc.) e.g. by leveraging the latest technologies. Uniqueness, novelty value and innovativeness: Display creativity in applications, use established technology in a unique way, leverage the latest technologies, etc. In addition, the submitted app should not be available in Nokia’s Ovi Store before the start of the contest. Commercial viability / Market potential in Pakistan: Ability to fulfill the users’ needs, customer adoption, local relevance in Pakistan. Nokia platform compatibility: Cross-platform compatibility.

How You Can Submit An APP?

The process is quite simple, just navigate your browser to the following link, click on “Submit” button and follow the steps to upload your app. Only shortlisted participants will be further requested to present their app on Nokia device to the panel of judges. Selected participants will be informed about the presentation date and venue via email.

Note: The Apps should target Nokia S40, S60 and Symbian^3 enabled phones.

Get Selected Get Rewarded

There will be four top winner from four different categories and they will be getting a cash reward of Rs.400,000/- Furthermore there are some special prizes in Go Green category as:

The second prize winner in this category will get Rs.80,000/- and a Nokia smartphone. The third prize winner in this category will get Rs.50,000/- and a Nokia smartphone. There’s also a surprise prize for a recycling app, or an app for environmental education.

The last date for submission of app is 30th June 2011. For further queries email to

via In The Line of Wire

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