I go through phases with SMS and calling. Sometimes I think it’s more effective to text, because that gives the other person time to finish doing what’s important and call me later. That’s when I’m in the "phone calling is interuptive" frame of mind. Other times I feel a call is much more efficient than […]
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Finally! I was following this one with bemused interest. The High Court has allowed the 18 main mobile operators in India to send live match scores by SMS to those customers who request it. So reports the Hindustan Times: Here
I posted a short note on this the other day — Russell Buckley at mobhappy.com has looked at it in a heck of a lot more detail which is definitely worth a look.
If you’re in the mood for an excellent bit of Good Technology ego building, check out this piece of marketing masquerading as a news story by Peter Judge on www.techworld.com about ‘Blackberry panic hitting the UK’. The best line is at the end. The chap from the law firm who’s just bought Good Technology’s services, […]
If you’re living in Malaysia you can shortly whack your complaints or service enquiries to power company Tenaga Nasional Bhd. Really useful. Here in England, you are required to hang on for 10 minutes while the local power companies screw around with their billing systems, tell you everything is fine, then mail you out a […]
This is a good idea. You get all students at a college signed up to a centralised alerts system — and the moment there’s a crime or an issue, you whack out a message alerting everyone. Really smart. I like it. The service is operated by Omnilert and has recently been endorsed by Security on […]
Sydney software company, Whitesmiths Pty Ltd, claims to have achieved a world first with a system, now undergoing trials, that can take voicemail messages and deliver them direct to a cellphone as multimedia messages. ITWire has the story. Very nifty!
I liked to the wrong report in the last blog. Apologies. But, you know, you got to the right site! This is the other Portio Research report summary I was taking a look at: Worldwide Mobile Markets Forecasts. Here are the three key bullet points: Ã¢â‚¬Â¢ World Top 25 Mobile Growth Markets – ranking list […]
You know, 2010 used to be a long way away when it was 1999 or 2001. It is, of course, less than four years away. Portio Research, an independent UK research company, has produced a report which reckons that the worldwide market for sms text messaging will garner USD$50 billion in revenues by 2010. I […]
www.pocketpcmag.com has listed a Call SMS Blocker application for Windows Mobile. It allows you to create white/blacklists to block both incoming calls and text messages. More: Here
Observe the two-day rule: get in touch after meeting someone within two days, no longer I didn’t know this! Maybe this is where I’ve been going wrong. You must get in touch within 48 hours eh? Tons more rules, courtesy of dot-mobile/IOL: Here
I reckon this must be an SMS front-end that opens a mobile web page on your phone as it’d be quite time-consuming and annoying to do the whole thing by text. Check out the gossip: Here 2 tkts 2 NY + 5* rm pls