3plet want to turn albums into apps. Their tool packages an artist’s music into full, interactive experiences that can be downloaded from popular app stores onto smartphones. Alongside the music, artists can add lyrics, videos, artwork and links to social / online presences.
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Ben is an expert on enterprise mobility and wireless data products. He has been a regular contributor to Mobile Industry Review since 2007 and is also editor of Wireless Worker.
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Papirus.net is a collaboration tool and mobile apps for teams that aims to move ‘high intensity’ communications, documents and approval workflow out of your email.
Wheely is a mobile and web-based cab booking service. It currently operates in Moscow with a fleet of black Mercedes cars and – after a trial in London in 2012 – is due to re-launch there in mid-June, offering lower costs, hybrid cars and free 4G-powered WiFi.
SimplyCeph is a mobile and web-based service to manage patient records and design orthodontic treatments using an iPad to manipulate 3D models of patients’ mouths.
MD.Voice is a service for mobile devices that analyse the user’s voice to detect health issues.
Live coverage from DEMO Europe in Moscow: Photozeen wants to “improve your pictures before you take them” by training mobile photographers through professionally-developed ‘quests’.
With the rise of 4G as LTE slowly rolls-out across the globe it’s tempting to think that data optimisation technology will become redundant. No longer will users have to squeeze YouTube cat videos (and it really is video that’s pushing operators hardest now) down feeble 3G connections. Not so, say experts Mobixell. (more…)
It’s time now for the fifth episode of our exclusive video interview series with Ubuntu’s founder, Mark Shuttleworth. Yesterday we heard from Mark regarding the Ubuntu developer ecosystem and his intent to extend that to mobile. Today Mark talks briefly about the importance of user experience and how that’s factored into the design and production […]
Following some press fanfare, many keen Vodafone shoppers wanting to take advantage of the operator’s new ‘Nearly New’ programme of ‘officially refurbished’ device were left wondering what all the fanfare had been about. However, Voda now has it’s house in order and deals are available through the online shop: Nearly New isn’t like buying a battered […]
Continuing our exclusive video interview series with Ubuntu’s founder, Mark Shuttleworth, I quickly got on to the topic of the app economy and mobile developers. This is typically a touchy subject for anyone launching a new mobile platform — but not so with Ubuntu Mobile, as Mark explains…
Continuing our exclusive video interview series featuring Ubuntu founder, Mark Shuttleworth, we delve a little deeper into the details surrounding the launch of Ubuntu Mobile. In this video I ask Mark to discuss the specific markets intended for the platform.
Operator app stores had been trumpeted - by the operators at least – as a way for them to maintain a stake in the valuable business of selling users ‘value add’ services. Petrified (or indignant, occasionally) at the predictions they were to become just ‘dumb pipes’ additional revenue streams were urgently sought. In 2012 several operators realised […]