Louise Barnett of the Scottish Daily Record newspaper has written a story on this much touted application. However on closer inspection, it’s not actually a ticketless ‘use your mobile to get into gigs’ system but actually, get alerts when tickets go on sale. However, Nokia marketing manager Jason Paris is quoted in the article as […]
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Netimperative published a story the other week detailing how readers of the "Get a Life" series of books can opt to receive motivational text messages from the books’ authors. Cool! Link: Here
Well here’s another example of network operators screwing about. It’s just not good enough to say "er, well, you know, it’s the aggregator’s responsibility…" So throw a whopping great fine on the aggregator and they’ll sort it out. Otherwise everyone carries on as normal. The news story? Well, the Mirror newspaper (www.mirror.co.uk) has highlighed a […]
If you’ve caught something, you want to know, right? And you want to know as soon as possible so you can get it fixed. The BBC has reported the results of a study where a Sexual Health clinic used SMS to provide results to patients quicker than via post or phone messages. Texting the results […]
Telfort Netherlands has gone live with an Automatic Device Configuration platform from SmartTrust that will allow it to automatically detect handsets on its network and configure them over-the-air (OTA) with the necessary settings for services such as MMS and WAP. Based on SmartTrust’s SmartManage(tm) solution, the mobile operator has removed the complexity of device configuration […]
I hadn’t come across Smart SMS Corp. before so I thought this deserved a mention as ‘news’. The background on Smart SMS: Smart SMS Corp.(www.SmartSMSCorp.com) is an Internet entertainment company that specializes in mobile marketing campaigns for major brands including celebrities, entertainers, and athletes, as well as worthy causes. Smart SMS Corp. owns and operates […]
The National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) in Mumbai is adopting the medium of text messaging to enable members, traders, investors and farmers to subscribe to market price alerts. Smart.
ABC News Online has the story: Here
I was just having a look at the trailer for Firewall, Harrison Ford’s new movie starring Paul Bettany as the good old British Bad guy. A little into the trailer, Paul Bettany jumps into the back of Harrison’s car, telling him he’s holding his wife and children hostage. To prove it, Paul shows Harrison a […]
I think I was the only person in my school to have a mobile phone. No one used to call me on it so I didn’t bother having it on. Plus, the reception was always so bad, I hardly ever bothered taking it with me. I once used it on a trip to Paris. That […]
Ahh you know what, I would definitely use this a lot: www.textpayme.com. I’m like the Queen, I rarely carry cash. I find it so annoying an inefficient — total geek perspective. So I do everything on card — credit or debit. TextPayMe is used to send and receive money with your phone via text. Think […]
Siemens have knocked up a real time information system for the 8,000 strong fleet of London buses. The concept being to a) track where busses are and b) tell prospective transport customers when to expect the next bus. Vnunet reports: TfL hopes the system will be used to send SMS text messaging updates of a […]