CarMonitor is new software allowed you to show location and current state of operated objects on a map and to watch their traveling. You can also send commands via SMS to your car. Link: Here This looks wicked… shame I’m not on Symbian… I might try and borrow my brother’s Nokia 9500 and have a […]
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But beware, news channels that are vying for your attention and dying to hear your opinions are going all out to get you to respond. Link: Here L Suresh at newindpress.com makes an interesting point about the limited nature of those TV SMS opinion polls.
When Seattle Sonics guard Ray Allen wanted a limited-edition Sidekick, he did what any respectable All-Star would do – he used his clout to get the mobile phone sent here from one of the five cities where it is being sold. Link: Here Excellent overview of texting, fashion and the Sidekick.
But beware: John Arne Riise, a star Norwegian football player (not real football, of course, just soccer) got himself into tabloid trouble by sending the same cheeseball message to 10 women. Link: Here I have to disagree with the ‘not real football’ comment. Football is Soccer. Then you have men running around covered in body […]
THE old-fashioned courtesy call to remind you of an upcoming doctor’s appointment or visit to the beauty salon could become a thing of the past with a growing number of Tasmanian businesses sending text messages instead. Hobart hairdressers, car dealerships, pubs, doctors, dentists, real estate agents and beauty therapists are among those discovering that popular […]
Generation Next loves to text. Using the tiny keys of a cell phone, young people are pecking out text messages by the billions. "I’ve got friends, that’s all they do," says Chad Perkins, an 18-year-old high school student. "They text during class, during work and just about any other time they are awake." Link: Here
Warriors launching new fans text vote Man of the Match Starting this Friday 11th February Wigan Warriors against Salford City Reds, 8pm kick off, we are launching a new man of the match voted for by the fans by text. Link: http://www.wiganwarriors.com/news_full.asp?newsid=1041 I saw this in operation a good few years ago at another rugby […]
Guy Kewney’s Mobile Campaign site carries a small story about Seiko, the watch/clock maker, using SMS to connect with its customers. I love it, I love it, I love it. Smart!
Check out Research & Markets latest headline stats noted here by TCM net. I still cannot believe that 9.6% of all mobile revenues in 2007 will come from us paying 10p to send 160 character messages to each other.
En six semaines, seuls 300 tickets ont ÃƒÂ©tÃƒÂ© commandÃƒÂ©s, soit moins de dix par jour. Durant la mÃƒÂªme pÃƒÂ©riode, 8,4 millions de billets normaux ÃƒÂ©taient vendus… Link: Here So my foreign languages have never been good. But good enough to understand that MMS ticketing on CFF trains screwed up, somehow.
MTN’s multimedia messaging service (MMS) traffic grew 490% from 470 000 in December 2004 to 2.7 million in December 2005. Cell C also recorded high MMS traffic, with 83,000 MMSes sent through its network during the festive season. Gavin Penkin, Exactmobile entertainment services portal director, says the increase in usage is the result of decreased […]
"Pricing is fundamental to the success of MMS. Subscribers are still unwilling to pay the comparatively higher tariffs for MMS and until the price ratio with SMS narrows, traffic volumes will remain low," remarked Kester Mann, Senior Research Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media. "Interoperability, ease of use, handset penetration and service development are other […]