Category Archives: Mobile

Twitter burning $115,883.88 a month?

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Share this post Today’s FT article estimates Twitter is sending – conservatively – 70,000 text messages a day across its service. If, as Ed French commented on this blog, each text costs a minimum of 1p to send, Twitter is … Continue reading

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Everyone is missing the point about Twitter

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Share this post Twitter is a great service. Simple to set up. Easy to use. It’s based on SMS messaging, which is dead simple. But it’s a printing press for bores who tell you they are eating lunch. That’s the … Continue reading

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120pc UK mobile penetration?

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Share this post Mobile Today has a neat graphic for subscriber takeup in the UK: However, where is 3? As Ed Cross says: What it looks really interesting is the total cumulative amount of subscribers in the study to be … Continue reading

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Mobile is the next mass medium

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Share this post Or so says Tomi Ahonen on Communities dominate brands: Mobile as the 7th mass media is as much superior to the internet, as TV is to radio. Today at 2.7 billion mobile phone users, there are three … Continue reading

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Fold your own iPhone

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Share this post Can’t wait the two years (that’s the latest estimate for Europe) for your Apple iPhone? Make one yourself out of cardboard and just slot your existing phone into it. Here is a PDF link to the template. … Continue reading

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Koopa: no more physical music needed

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Share this post It looks like Koopa – a punk trio which a mate of mine has been involved with – have now proved that real punk (the kind that really does screw the establishment) is not dead. From Reuters: … Continue reading

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The best iPhone analysis

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Share this post After reading a great deal about the iPhone in the last couple of days, I’d say among the best analysis has to be from Michael Mace. His analysis shows that Apple could face death outside of the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the iPhone

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Share this post Amid all the hoopla about the Apple iPhone there are few things that occur to me: – How will women with long fingernails – or anyone for that matter – deal with the touchscreen-only interface? – I … Continue reading

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The lowdown on the iPhone

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Share this post The long-rumoured Apple iPhone launches with Cingular in the US available February. Here are the features in no particular order: (Gleaned from live blogs by TUAW, Paidcontent, Crunchgear, Engadget) The good: Where do I start? It’s an … Continue reading

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Off to Tokyo

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Share this postNext week I’m off to Tokyo, where I’ll be dunking my head into all things mobile, electronic and (I daresay) visiting the famed Akihabara area, famed for it’s geeky fascination with technology. Being a card-carrying Neophiliac and already … Continue reading

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