Category Archives: Mobile

Is SMS really going to die?

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Share this post Returning from the 3GSM Congress in Barcelona, I couldn’t help wondering if all the hype was really missing something important – why we love SMS. So let’s review that hype. Basically the “Mobile World” thinks it’s going … Continue reading

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Blogging at 3GSM

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Share this post Check out MocoNews for my blog coverage of 3GSM.

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Mature markets the toughest for mobile

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Share this post The Inquirer is reporting on some Strand Consulting research which says: While many players are focusing on the growth markets like India, Brazil, China, Pakistan and Bangladesh – countries where cheap handsets and SIM cards will attract … Continue reading

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Mobile gets analysed

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Share this post It was a warm day in Helsinki. Minus five. And I found myself walking beside the city’s frozen lake, talking about Web analytics. Jouko Ahvenainen heads an analytics firm which has hit upon an idea. Over lunch … Continue reading

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Mobile Communities core to Mobile 2.0

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Share this postIt’s been a long day of interviews sand I’ve got an appointment with some ZZZs. However, suffice it to say that after meeting with a bunch of mobile firms here in Helsinki today, I’m going to say one … Continue reading

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Casual content?

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Share this post Evan Williams calls content generated by ordinary people ‘casual content’ but I don’t see anything casual about stuff like Moblog.co.uk’s pictures of the Buncefield oil clouds.

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Public Enemy distributes music via mobile

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Share this post Public Enemy’s New Wireless Order: Public Enemy (which pioneered using MP3s) is getting into wireless. On Nov. 28 the group will make the music from its new album, New Whirl Odor, available through wireless phone networks using … Continue reading

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Wireless for the rest of the world

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Share this post It’s always nice to write about a company that has the potential to genuinely do some good. The Starsight Project is just such a company. It has come up with an ingenious system for providing solar power, … Continue reading

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A question about Apple

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Share this post So, to wrap up from the Apple announcements. A new iMac G5, with nice DVD controls. iTunes with music videos (2,000 of them) to buy, and the ability to subscribe to video podcasts – plus user recommendations … Continue reading

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What audio on iPod?

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Share this postNote that the new iPod supports MP3, MP3 VBR, AAC, Protected AAC (from iTunes Music Store, M4A, M4B, M4P), Audible (formats 2, 3 and 4) and WAV. So all the basics then…

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