Mobile Content Bits: Angry Birds Fly To Windows; HP/Palm Event; ESPN/Sprint


Angry Birds: Rovio’s hugely successful mobile game may not yet be available on Windows Phone 7 handsets, but it is now making the move to other Windows platforms, and to devices beyond phones. The Angry Birds app for laptops and netbooks running either the Windows 7 or XP operating systems is being sold through Intel’s AppUp storefront, and will retail for $9.99/£5.99/€7.99. (via Rovio blog)

HP/Palm: While all eyes are on the CES show in Las Vegas, HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced a WebOS press conference in February. Typically short on details, the tagline on the invite reads “Think big. Think small. Think beyond.” Some are speculating the event could be used to reveal a long-awaited, new edition of WebOS for a range of devices, including mobiles and tablets.

ESPN/Sprint: Sprint (NYSE: S) is teaming up with ESPN (NYSE: DIS) Mobile to offer an ESPN ID Pack, as part of its Sprint ID mobile apps service, available for users of of the LG (SEO: 066570) Optimus S, Sanyo Zio, Samsung Transform and other devices yet to be launched on the network. Content in the pack includes instant access to scores on the home screen, easy access to sports news, wallpapers, ringtones and fantasy teams, as well as a lot of live video — more than 900 live events per year — from ESPN Mobile TV. The ESPN pack is free to download. Sprint ID offers other mobile packs for special interests and brands like golf and MTV. (Release)

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