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 […]
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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
Heh. Be careful who you’re texting. Especially if it’s a flirty or naughty message. Good advice from ExpressIndia.com here!
It appears that an array of mobile operators in India aren’t sitting by while their High Court feeds them a load of tosh about not being able to report match scores by SMS (according to this article and this one too). I’m pleased. Although I don’t think they’ll have overturned the ruling by the next […]
Telefonica (Spain) have pretty much bought most of o2 — they apparently control almost 97% of the shares. o2’s shares are due to be delisted from the stock market on March 7.
The Italian Department of Agriculture, in collaboration with consumer associations, has launched a new and free SMS service for the fresh produce consumer yesterday. For the first time in Europe, the consumer can know the average prices of 45 veg and fruit varieties via SMS. Link: Here
www.Pocket-Lint.co.uk carries a story about Orange users getting the ability to download clips from BBC comedy shows to their mobiles. Check out the story: Here The text isn’t clear on whether it’s clips or actual full length programmes. Jason Blain of the BBC is quoted as saying ‘watch their favourite shows on their phone’ whereas […]
Jennifer Willis is one of those people who always checks her bills carefully. And her vigilance seems to have uncovered yet another scam that we need to be wary of. On her latest mobile telephone bill from Optus, she found she had been charged for an SMS advertisement that had been sent, unsolicited, to her […]
Expactica.com reports that Dutch director Aryan Kaganof (Space, Alles Goed — I dunno that one either) has made a movie shot via mobile phone! Wicked! There’s a few more sentences about the project: Here.
Muzagga who runs About Moblogging (and also www.mobilblogg.net) read Alfie’s comments about three.co.uk’s My Gallery moblogging service which I posted earlier. Muzagga wrote this defence (though he also agrees with much of what Alfie asserted). I hope, at some point, in the next 100 years, a network operator reads their comments and decides to act!