Friday, June 06, 2008

Bloom News Centre (BNC)

Bloom News Centre (BNC)
for Java-enabled Mobile Phone
Copyright (c) 2008, Antony Gumi

BNC is an application to be used in java-enabled mobile phone with ability to let user share their news and files with others. A user can either be the server (i.e. the one who share the news and files) or be the client (i.e. the one who download the shared news and files) .

BNC features are:

* Main BNC Client features
o Detecting available BNC servers
o Viewing summary of available news in each server
o Downloading multiple news (and attachments) at a time
o Adding the downloaded news into the news collection which can later be shared again to other user.
o Sending a special wake-up SMS to an inactive server
o Join a voting
o Insert news remotely to BNC server
o Delete news remotely
o Previewing attached files, including picture, audio, and video files

* Main BNC Server features
o Managing News and Categories
o Managing Votes
o Managing User
o Publishing News, Votings, and Services (Remote Insertion and Remote Deletion services)
o Creating a backup file for the stored news
o Restoring news from a backup file

* In progress
o Enabling a buddy server list in BNC client
o Enabling file sharing in both BNC client and Server application
o Enabling encryption to let user to create passworded-news

Phone minimum requirements:

- Java MIDP 2.0
- Bluetooth
- Minimum of 500 kBytes of memory

Currently, I haven't writen user manual or online help file for this application. You can use either my blog or emails to interact with me and others. Please, send your feedback about BNC to my blog (

License Agreement

BNC is a freeware and copyrighted by Antony Gumi. All other brands or products mentioned are subjects to their respective owners. BNC can be used and/or distributed freely but the content should not be modified. Making money from this application is not allowed. Scan this application distribution for viruses, trojans, or other malicious threats before using it since I cannot guarantee it is as original as I uploaded it to the internet. By downloading and using BNC you are agreed to be responsible for anything you do using this software.

Antony Gumi

BNC is available for download here:

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