I was catching up with Oli Barrett this afternoon. He’s always been heavily involved in the mobile and interactive industries. The latest venture that he’s involved in is SockRush.com — not quite your high end mobile technology start-up — instead, a wicked service that sends you 4 pairs of socks for under a tenner, whenever […]
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Link: mobileGlu | your mobile glue. Run, Forest, Run and get yourself a Mobileglu account. It’s just gone live — WITH Moblog.co.uk support. Wow. That was quick. I’m off to verify my registration.
Link: Text.it | The UK’s definitive text related information source.. Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days for text messaging in the UK and the Mobile Data Association (MDA) is predicting that over 105 million messages will be sent on 14th February this year. I was thinking strongly about getting a Dominos pizza […]
Link: Helio Offers Handsets, More Details at MobHappy. Helio also says it will offer MySpace Mobile, bringing the popular social-networking site to mobile phones and alllowing people not to just view the site, but interact with other members as well as upload content from the mobile device. Helio really has a chance to do things […]
Link: MediaGuardian.co.uk | Broadcast | Bazalgette: mobiles need ‘killer application’. Peter Bazalgette has issued a call to arms to telecoms companies and creative businesses, urging them to team up to develop a new approach to mobile content. The number one worst group of people you could ever want to speak to about developing content are […]
Ever remember the movie Speed? "Pop quiz, hot shot: There’s a bomb on a bus. The bus goes over fifty-five miles per hour, the bomb is armed; it drops below fifty-five, the bomb goes off. What do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO?" Well I’ve decided to give myself my very own pop quiz today […]
I had a note from Jonathan Madnick to let me know about his super service: US Shortcode Whois in which he’s listing every single US shortcode number, it’s vanity alternative (e.g. 20369 = "20FOX"), its website and its general purpose. Not only is this a super reference resource, it’s an excellent record of what’s going […]
Link: The Great Music Locker in the Sky :: AO – Michael Robertson interview. So with Oboe, people will be able to copy all of their music from their local machines to a virtual music locker in the sky. They can then access the music that resides in this "locker in the sky" from any […]
BURNING hot in the middle of sunny England is Mobileglu from the makers of BuddyPing. I often walk about this world thinking that many people in the mobile industry are on a different planet. When I see new product offerings I’m often staggered that people would let it go live let alone have the confidence […]
I was wondering why people were only emailing me at email@example.com and not firstname.lastname@example.org. Turns out, super over-confident idiot that I am, I thought I knew our server IP back to front. I didn’t. I swapped a 2 for a 0. Ergo if you’ve emailed me in the last week or so and wondered why […]
Link: Gartner: BlackBerry now world PDA market leader – BBHub. Gartner numbers show that RIM shipped 3.2 million BlackBerrys in 2005, up 46 percent from 2.2 million units in 2004. Meanwhile Palm PDAs finished second, declining by 25.6 percent. Russell Shaw over at BBHub just posted this one. (I’m thinking about upgrading to the new […]
Link: Vanguard – Technology : VNew towns emerge in Vmobile SMS competition. According to Vmobile’s Acting Head of Public Relations, Emeka Oparah, the three winning towns will be brought into the company’s coverage map within 45 days of the announcement of the result. Congratulations to the three towns about to receive mobile coverage!