MOVO Mobile and Captive Interactive Partner for Spring Break 2006

Link: MOVO Mobile and Captive Interactive Partner for Spring Break 2006. MOVO Mobile, a leading mobile marketing software company, and mobile marketing specialist Captive Interactive, today announced a new partnership focused on providing integrated mobile marketing solutions to marketers of consumer brands, event marketing and promotion agencies. MOVO’s hosted mobile application combined with Captive Interactive’s […]

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Hutchison 3 — you’re not wearing any clothes

You may notice that I left off my ‘3’ phone from the list of interchangable mobiles.  It has been sat gathering dust and synchronising whenever I hit the ‘sync’ button on the Apple here.   I am still absolutely livid that I can only access 3 approved ‘great’ websites. I was walking past the 3 store […]

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I-Mode on o2 – I bought an NEC

I went out to the o2 store at Lakeside Shopping Centre today and got a £49.95 NEC i-mode handset.  I thought, since no one’s sent me one (unlike Alfie over at Moblog UK who seems to be drowning in them), I should get one and have a play about with it.  Either the handset is […]

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EU might do something about excessive roaming costs

Link: EU leaders back roaming charge cuts | The Register. The European Commission (EC) is to get tough with mobile operators over the high cost of roaming charges. Tomorrow, Viviane Reding, Information Society and Media Commissioner, is expected to publish her plans to cut roaming charges and give consumers a better deal. I’ll be surprised […]

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Mobileglu update – now you can upload flickr photos

If I read Justin’s latest email correctly, they’ve now given Mobileglu users the ability to send pictures *to* Flickr as well as view them.  Very cool indeed.  I’ve just re-enabled my flickr account and I’m going to try this out shortly. I wonder if Justin and the team there couldn’t do something with Doug Richard’s […]

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NBC’s Deal or No Deal (DOND)

I’ve been getting hundreds of comments from viewers of the NBC game show, Deal Or No Deal, looking to send comments to the show.  I wrote a post about it a few days ago from an SMS text viewpoint. For everyone visiting: the site you want is here –

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Israeli politicians pounding the text

Link: Arutz Sheva – Israel National News. Kadima party activists started pushing voters to go to the polls Tuesday afternoon by sending out hundreds of SMS messages to cell phones. Not just pounding the streets, these party officials are using SMS.  You know I talked to both the Conservative and Labour political parties about this […]

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Mobicode – Mobile Barcodes working?

Link: Creamer Media’s Engineering News Online, South African Industry News :: Breaking News. Mobile ticketing and mobile coupon solutions company Mobicode has announced that it will be launching its flagship service into the South African market, which will enablecompanies to deliver bar-coded tickets, coupons and vouchers to mobile phones throughSMS. If I had a penny […]

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3’s permanent banner ad on the Nokia 3,000 series

I was out last night with a friend.  I spied his new phone.  He’s using 3.  Poor guy.  We both lamented the fact that they don’t actually offer proper internet access.  Then, with no small embarrassment, he showed me the permanent banner ad on the bottom of the phone’s main screen. I looked on incredulously.  […]

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Indian Actress Mona Chopra’s Nude MMS

Link: IndiaDaily – Actress angry over nude MMS!. Few days before the release of actress Mona Chopra’s film ”Naughty Boy”, it seems that someone has played really naughty with her and which is in a "bad taste", as the actress puts it. An MMS clip showing Mona undressing herself has been circulated all over. I’ve […]

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Finnish PM gets into hot water with text messages

Link: Helsingin Sanomat – International Edition – Home. Prime Minister Matti Vanhanen decided on Monday to back down from legal action against the late-edition tabloid Ilta-Sanomat for violation of privacy. On Saturday, the paper reported extensively on SMS messages Vanhanen sent to a woman. The Prime Minister was especially annoyed that Ilta-Sanomat quoted the content […]

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99 million texts a month. Yes, we’re crazy Brits.

Link: UK Users Send 99 Million Text Messages A Day – Britain remains in the grip of a texting mania as new figures reveal around 99 million text messages were faithfully banged out on little keypads every day during February. Most people insist that I must have it wrong when I tell them we’re […]

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