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Happy Christmas from Mobile Industry Review: Technology moves in on Christmas Traditions

Happy Christmas! The jolly team over at Intersperience have just furnished us with some very interesting statistics regarding the UK’s experiences with technology and digital devices over the festive season. For many people, Christmas is the time of year when they will receive a new smartphone, tablet or other gadget, and that special day is invariably peppered with the chimes and […]

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30% of people to watch Christmas TV on connected devices

Christmas is just around the corner, and many of us will spend a lot of the holidays watching TV. In fact, Christmas TV viewing across devices is estimated to reach almost 300 million hours a day over the festive season, with almost half of the population spending more time online over Christmas than during rest of the year. As the […]

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Nearly half of Xmas gift buyers will do it all online

Judging by the constant bombardment of Christmas adverts and shop windows already displaying their seasonal displays, you’ll no doubt already have started to think about that all-important activity this time of year – Christmas shopping. Whether you plan on visiting the high street stores or doing at least some of your present buying online, it seems that an increasing majority are buying […]

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Whatsapp-enabled Christmas shopping: The new m-commerce trend?

This evening, as per my previous post, I was in Smythson of Bond Street shopping on behalf of my wife. As I walked down to the Burberry shop on Bond Street I paused outside Smythson and flirted with the idea of looking in Smythson. They appear to do nice things and it’s a brand that […]

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My Amazon Christmas: I LOVED it!

This Christmas was an usual one. It wasn’t traditional in any sense because we moved house on the 15th of December. We didn’t have the familiar build up that even with a new young family I’m accustomed to. Like many families I know, we’ve got to the point whereby we don’t bother with gifts between […]

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o2 gets Palm Pre for Christmas in the UK

Poor old Orange. They didn’t get the Palm Pre

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – Did you get an iPod Touch for Christmas?

The days around Christmas and New Year do tend to be a bit of a blur but I am publishing early this week deliberately! Whilst it may no longer be the latest gadget the 2nd Generation iPod Touch is still probably (in my view) the best standalone music player out there. I say this in […]

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RumourMill: iPhone Nano arrival gathers Christmas weight

News has reached us from the phone accessory case maker XSKN’s website and via TrustedReviews the iPhone Nano could be a reality after all. As the well known company has started making and selling cases for that exact handset. Since the beginning of time, well, the last few months really, rumour of a new Apple […]

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Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas and Season’s Greetings from us all here at Mobile Industry Review. I trust Santa was good to you and that the package you have been eyeing under the Christmas tree for the last 10 days or so — the one that looked suspiciously like a well wrapped mobile phone box — really is […]

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Jonathan Jensen on Thursday – My Christmas wishes

No it’s not Christmas Day! You’re not dreaming! This week I’m publishing two days early to catch you all before you head off to enjoy the festivities. Christmas is a time for wishes (or so my children tell me) so I thought I’d share my mobile wishes with you (mobile wishes – that sounds a […]

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MIR Christmas Presents: The final 9

Ever since we did the draw for the first 10 prize winners in our Christmas Presents Draw, the Internet has been a-buzz (one donor e-mailed me) with the question, ‘who were the other 9 winners?’ Well, having just emailed them their prize choices, I’m pleased to announce they were (in order): Jonas Jaanimagi Aaron Vergara […]

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Two Weeks and Nothing?

I’ve been away for a week (because I moved house); and it’s all been a bit hectic! Unfortunately I didn’t have the internet for about two weeks, and thus I’ve been cut out of the online world of MIR. So when I got my connection back some time late last week, I was mildly hoping […]