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iPhone out of date already

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Share this post Just an hour or so before US stores opened their doors to the iPhone horde, readying themselves to buy a slow, 2G mobile phone, here in the UK we were slowly learning that the speedy 3G version … Continue reading

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Strengths and weaknesses of the iPhone

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Share this post On the eve of its launch, courtesy of Frukt Music, comes an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the iPhone: Strengths: – Apple approach: a)great product, b)simple usability, c) clear communication – Dual-contact touch screen, twice … Continue reading

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Twitter: Talk is cheep

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Share this post (First published: New Media Age, 17.05.07) I got three points on my driving license because of Twitter. What can I say? I was driving. There was a speed camera. My phone started buzzing with the latest frenzied … Continue reading

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Mobile TV to boom in 2009

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Share this post Mobile handsets capable of displaying TV will hit 244 million by 2011, according to the Multimedia Research Group in the US. That’s double the number previously forecast for the uptake rate expected in 55 countries. Big leaps … Continue reading

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PSP to make voice, video IP calls

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Share this post Sony is going to allow PlayStation Portable (PSP) owners make VoIP and video calls using a camera and microphone which will hit the shops on 25 May. Gamers will be able to call other PSP owners and … Continue reading

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iPhone on pre-paid?

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Share this post If the rumour that T-Mobile is in the front line to take the iPhone in Europe then the new rumour that the Apple iPhone will also be available on a pre-paid contract is pretty interesting. The Boygeniusreport.com … Continue reading

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Pandora goes mobile in the US

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Share this post The online personalised music streaming service Pandora has signed a deal with US carrier Sprint to be pre-installed or downloaded to handsets. Pandora and other web broadcasters have been heavily hit by recent increases in the licensing … Continue reading

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German Twitter clone funded as country goes micro-blogging mad

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Share this post German investors the Samwer brothers have invested an undisclosed amount in Twitter clone Frazr.com, reports alarmclock europe, following a story from a German trade title. Germans are really taking to micro-blogging via SMS using Wamadu, Faybl, 1you, … Continue reading

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T-Mobile to offer live music gigs

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Share this post T-Mobile is partnering with ARTISTdirect.com, an independent music site, to improve its music and video download offering to mobiles and allows users to access content from live music events and gigs. Customers will be able to download … Continue reading

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Writing about Twitter

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Share this post I’m currently writing an article about Twitter for New Media Age magazine. Given how much coverage they have had so far it feels a little daunting and I’m not sure I’ll uncover much that’s new (although I’ll … Continue reading

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