</img>Now this is pretty cool.
In a blog update on the Bethesda developer website, it was revealed that Skyrim will be using Steam's Workshop in a future update. Part of the Creation Kit (Bethesda's SDK), the Workshop integration will allow users to browse and download a community mod from your PC or Mac.
You'll also be able to flag a mod for download from your smartphone. It's a small feature, but what's intriguing to me is that if the interface is primarily using the Steam API, this will be the first real world Steam/smartphone application implementation.
To jog your memory, a few months ago Podcast 17 interviewed Gabe Newell and a Valve programmer by the name of Kutta Srinivasan. Kutta was actually doing some work in the mobile space at the time... Gabe @ 12:36 in the interview says "Steam features will show up on the mobile first, and then later you will see us building games for mobile platforms." So, this is probably going to be the first step in that direction.
We can look forward to seeing some cool stuff coming to mobile from Valve.