Link: Briefly: Youth’s suicide prompts mobile phone bill limits – Technology – International Herald Tribune. South Korean mobile phone companies said Monday that they were offering new calling plans after a 16-year-old boy in Iksan killed himself because of a huge phone bill. It takes a teenager to kill himself (ostensibly as a result of […]
Link: Vodafone K.K. to Launch New Chat and Multiplayer Game Services; Bluetooth(R) V-applis Enables Even Richer Communication. Vodafone K.K. today announces new services that use Bluetooth(R)*1 technology for wireless short-range communications. The services will launch together with the Vodafone 904SH, a new 3G mobile handset by Sharp scheduled to go on sale in late April […]
Mobile Marketing Magazine: Love isÃ¢â‚¬Â¦an SMS Britain’s young, and not so young, romantics turned to their mobiles in droves to tell their loved ones what they thought of them on Valentine’s Day, sending 120 million text messages. That figure was topped only by that for the New Year period, when 165 million texts were sent. […]
Cornwall NHS staff get VoIP phone badges Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust has issued its staff with voice-activated handsfree ‘badges’, worn around the neck on a lanyard, which can put any user in touch with another member of staff just by saying their name or department into a microphone. Cool! I hope this is more […]
Link: Operators Don’t Sell Internet Access at MobHappy. That’s the problem Ã¢â‚¬â€ a closed attitude that operators have to be at the center of everything, instead of empowering other content and service providers and working out an ecosystem through which everyone can profit. How many times will carriers’ closed systems have to fail before they […]
I’m experimenting with Edgeio to see if anyone might want to buy this Nokia N90 — new and completely unopened — £400. edgeio-key: 44dbcffa5ac15c772ac0edc3c5b16015ed8ccd3d
Link: Netimperative – Australian mobile community portal comes to Europe. Pitched as a Ã¢â‚¬Ëœmobile nightclub’ FunkySexyCool uses a viral community concept offering live chat, messaging, photo and video profiles, competitions and a voting system. I shall watch with interest.
So reports Techdirt …. Techdirt:China: Have Porn SMS, Will Travel — To Jail Now, they’re prepared to go a step further, tossing people that send sexually explicit messages in jail for nine days and fining them about $60.
There has to be a better way than paying 14 pence a text and 40 pence a minute to other mobiles. You know what, I’ve heard about this thing… if you’re lucky… and if you can find them… maybe you can get……. [ the screen goes fuzzy ] I’m hoping that some day soon I’ll […]
How does everyone else do it? I must be missing a trick. Really, I must. Everyone who’s on Vodafone, they just simply eat the cost? Even, you know, mobile experts? And people who think they know a lot but don’t quite, like me? 14 pence to text someone after you’ve run out of inclusive texts? […]
So I’m anybody’s bitch — in the context of mobile phone service supply. I’ve been browsing around. I feel that I need to have a ‘proper’ mobile. I’m missing out on cool things. I’m not able to be normal when I’m using the T-mobile MDA Pro. Reasonably good device, but you know, it lacks a […]
Barry of SMS.ac posted a note to the post I published recently about SMS.ac — check it out here. Thanks Barry!