So, if you text MUSIC1 to 84118, yes, you will get a bose response. However, the actual shortcode advertised on the buses is 64118 (which works perfectly). I mistyped. Ergo my recent post relating to my apoplectic annoyance is null, void and recinded. Thank you to Rob and Will at TXT4 for correcting me. My […]
Link: dribbling rivalry: Sorted. My new phone had a scrolling ad banner at the bottom of its screen. This annoyed me. I’ve just worked out how to get rid of it! Huzzah. I’ll find out how Tom achieved this…
Link: The Hindu Business Line : Cricket is not your property, COAI tells Board. In a new twist to the row over sending cricket updates through SMS, Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has questioned the authority of the Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) as the governing body controlling the game of cricket […]
Link: The xxx quotient- The Times of India. Another MMS scandal is supposedly rocking Bollywood. This time starlet Mona Chopra has been caught undressing on camera. But, considering this happened right before the release of her film, could this be a publicity stunt?
Link: BBC NEWS | Programmes | From Our Own Correspondent | The Philippines’ mobile politics. Texting in the Philippines is such a rumour mill that it can turn a shred of disinformation into a national talking point, sometimes one that forces the government to comment. Interesting insight into this country’s mobile marketplace. 200 million texts […]
Link: icWales – Bus Q txt hit with nurses. Nurses and students have been the quickest to take up a new texting service for bus times. The Traveline.txt service celebrated its first birthday with a prize draw yesterday. In that year more than 22,000 messages have been sent to people who keyed in their bus-stop […]
Link: Malay Mail Online. Like most parents I was under the false impression that giving mobile phones to the children was a way to ensure their safety; that they could call in the hopefully unlikely event of a problem. The world is ending very fast it seems. We’re on the brink of meltdown in Malaysia […]
Link: Now, get ready for free MMSs- The Times of India. So, you may soon get free MMS, SMS and even outgoing calls, sponsored by brands and corporates.
Link: BBC NEWS | England | Manchester | Town hall texting system planned. A council is planning to introduce text messaging to tell residents about services and remind them about appointments. Good good — yet another council embracing the medium.
Link: ShoZu. ShoZu is the simplest, quickest and smartest way to share photos, videos and text using your mobile phone… anytime, anywhere I’ve been hearing a lot of gossip about ShoZu in the past weeks. I was sure I’d tried it — but it turns out I was thinking of some unrelated web2.0 thing in […]
Link: IOL: Now you can take your punishment even faster. Johannesburg motorists will now be informed about their traffic fines through an SMS within two to three days of committing an offence. This is an extension of the SMS traffic search system launched by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department in January. The system was introduced […]
At Neo One, we’ve been working with the team at Dubble Fair Trade Chocolate. Recently, Dubble encouraged their network of ‘Dubble Agent’ website members to send in questions for a fair trade farmer in Ghana via text. We did the mobile and website plumbing to make it all work seamlessly for them. They had a […]