While an iPhone-friendly version of Flash Player remains a largely theoretical construct, Adobe did deliver an iPhone-ready product at its Adobe Max 2009 conference in Los Angeles Monday. The company announced its first native iPhone app—a productivity tool that ties in to its LiveCycle business automation server software for enterprises.
The LiveCycle iPhone app presents a list of tasks that have been assigned or delegated to you. Unread tasks feature a blue dot next to them. Each listed task includes a data and a short description; if the task is nearing its due date, the date turns orange.
Tapping on a task brings up a detail screen that lists the person who assigned it (another tap brings up their contact info), any viewable PDF attachments, and buttons to approve or reject the task. That lets users handle things like purchase requests, invoices, contracts, vacation requests, and other tasks that require a thumb’s up or thumb’s down from their iPhone, according to Adobe.