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Will the new airport phone battery regulations FINALLY give us phones that work the whole day?

All across the news today is this announcement from British Airways (see Telegraph): British Airways says it will turn away passengers booked on US-bound flights if their electrical devices will not switch on The underlining issue being that if your phone doesn’t switch on, it could theoretically contain explosives. Or something like that. I wonder […]

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I’m synching my 101GB DropBox at 21mb/sec right now

…thanks to Amazon. I’ve setup an instance using Amazon Workspaces to see how it performs as a secondary ‘backup’ computer that I can always access wherever I am.  I’ve installed DropBox on the desktop instance and it’s whirring away nicely.  I’ll write more shortly. For now I’m seriously impressed at the speed. It should fast, […]

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Job: Head of Mobile EMEA — could this be you?

I had a call from a chap earlier today hunting for a Head of Mobile EMEA position for a very well known brand. I suggested I post a blog to see if there are any readers interested.  It’s based in the South West (Reading/Bracknell-ish) area, it’s interim possibly leading to permanent — but they’d also […]

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Are you ready to become Nokia’s UK advocacy manager?

I came across what could be a phenomenally exciting job for one of the readers of Mobile Industry Review: The opportunity to join one of the world’s leading digital creative agencies (Wunderman) to spearhead their advocacy work with their huge client, Nokia. (Or, well, Microsoft, now.) The job role popped up on my LinkedIn this […]

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41% of emails were read on mobile last year

I got a fascinating email from the team over at Campaign Monitor, the email transmission / newsletter system people. They’ve produced a hugely valuable report based on the 22 billion emails (and 1.8 billion opens) that were sent through their system across 2013.  The results are seriously compelling and if you’ve got even half an […]

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I’m at Mobile World Congress today

Bring it on. I can’t wait. I’m getting on the plane in 8 hours. I am not going to print my badge. Instead I’m going to use the Mobile World Congress app along with my Photo ID to get my badge. Paperless entry, finally! And, in an MWC first for me, I’m going to actually […]

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