I was taking a leisurely walk to meet a friend at Two Floors for a meeting. I was cutting through a whole raft of little Soho streets to get to Kingly Street — when I noticed what looked like a Nokia Shop opening up on Marshall Street. At least, the branding outside looked like it […]
So I was out last night with some friends from University. It’s been years since we all met up together at the same time. We went to an upmarket bowling alley (All Star Lanes) in Bloomsbury and had a great time. Although I’ve damaged my right arm when I was trying to get a strike […]
Link: Guardian Unlimited Football | News | FO launches safety plan for England fans at World Cup. The Football Supporters’ Federation has teamed up with T-Mobile to provide emergency information and advice via text messages. Fans should text ENGLAND to 07951 444444. Travel advice will be available by texting SOS WorldCup to 60999 For a […]
Link: MediaGuardian.co.uk | Broadcast | 3 launches mobile TV show. Mobile operator 3 has become the latest brand to experiment with television-to-phones with the launch of an entertainment show backed by partners including Warner, Universal, the Premier League and ITN. Innovative. Just, let me get access to the internet on my handset. Please.
Link: MediaGuardian.co.uk | New media | Mobile firms reluctant to spend millions on exclusive football rights. Mobile phone companies are cooling on the idea of buying exclusive rights to Premier League football matches, in contrast with the expected battle to show live games on television that gets under way next week.
Link: 4INFO Mobile Search Blog: 4INFO Mission Movers = Community-based SMS. 4INFO announced today a partnership with Mission Movers Group, a marketing innovation firm, to provide The Rainier Chamber with the first community controlled text messaging system. This innovative use of an RSS feed and keyword control over SMS will allow community organizations, businesses, and […]
Link: Mobile web access on the up | The Register. More and more people are using their mobile phones to access the wibbly wobbly web, according to research from Ipsos. Its latest Face of the Web report, an annual snapshot of the latest internet trends, found that 28 per cent of mobile phone owners around […]
Link: Proteus Brings Mobile Voting To The Home, Garden, and Kitchen. Proteus, Inc., a leading creator and developer of mobile entertainment, has teamed-up with Scripps Networks to allow viewers of their flagship reality shows — ‘HGTV Design StarÃ¢â‚¬Â and ‘The Next Food Network Star IIÃ¢â‚¬Â — vote for their favorite contestants right from their mobile […]
Link: New York Daily News – City Life – Generation text. When John Jay High School in Park Slope began confiscating its students’ cell phones, more than 200 of the teens reacted angrily by protesting outside. By the time it was all over, five of them were arrested, one spent the night in jail for […]
Link: IBNLive : Voice-based SMS to be introduced soon. Sending messages through your mobile phone is all set to become easier. There will be no need to key in messages. Soon, you will be able to send an SMS voice mail. I think this will be a little while away for those with a Scottish […]
Link: Star-Telegram.com | 04/19/2006 | Texting is taking it to the streets. He thought he’d be lucky to see even 300 people show up at that first Dallas protest; it ended up drawing between 3,000 and 4,000 people. Radio personalities, fliers and e-mails helped the effort. But the fliers ran out, and e-mail is only […]
Link: SMS monitoring for temperature critical processes: News from Mendip Micro Systems. Mendip Micro Systems has developed a low cost SMS (text message) monitoring system specifically designed for small, temperature critical, processes. Useful for industrial applications such as fish farms, cold stores, greenhouses and the like.