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The worst technology failures of 2014

The end of 2014 will soon be upon us, and even though there is still more than a month left for some major newsworthy gaffes and missteps to happen in the world of technology and mobile, we thought it would be interesting to take an early look back on 2014’s most significant “technology failures”, and examine just where […]

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Applications News

I’d like to see a Wakoopa for my mobile handset

I didn’t bother signing up for Wakoopa when I heard about it a while ago. I thought it was a cool concept — track the desktop applications you’re using (along with ‘web applications’) and then publish the data to let you track what your friends are using.

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Mobile Developer TV is heading to Paris

We haven’t launched officially yet (where ‘official’ = deciding on a logo, implementing the theme) but the diary is already choc-a-bloc here at Mobile Developer TV. We’re putting on an event this month in Paris, France. I’ll have more details soon — but I can say that the event will be in the last week of this month and it’s set to feature some of the hottest mobile developers in France

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Mobile Monday Silicon Valley rocked

May 4, 2009 6:31 pm to 10:31 pm Mobile Monday Silicon Valley was fantastic this evening. There was a huge turnout on an uncharacteristically rainy San Francisco evening for the Location-Aware app demo evening. Skyhook Wireless kindly underwrote the bar and gave a pitch at the beginning of the series of presentations, outlining their rather excellent range of location services available to mobile developers

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Welcome to Mobile Developer TV!

Hello and welcome to Mobile Developer TV. My name is Ewan and I’m founder and Editor.  You can find out more about me here .

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Got 60 friends? Spell out a message with Google Latitude

I came across this rather nifty proof-of-concept video from the Google Latitude team. Latitude, if you’re not familiar with it, is an add-on to Google Maps that (amongst other features) overlays an avatar of your friends on Google Maps. So if you’re out-and-about you can see their location.

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Applications Devices News

Me: “What about the 400m Ovi compatible handsets by Dec 2010?” iPhone Dev Rockstar: “Uhhh?”

I’ve just come back from a brilliant event produced by AdMob .

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Mobile Industry Review goes subscription-only from 30th March

On the 27th of March, we’re turning subscription-only here at Mobile Industry Review (“MIR”). One company has bought our entire output exclusively, on-going. We are, in effect, becoming a private research company. Our new client is unwilling to subsidise our existing audience of readers (300-400k last month) so the content that we’ll be creating — […]

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The E75: Very (very) first impressions

After only a few hours of playing these are my first impressions for those hungry for news of this device. If you have any questions or comments please leave them below… we’ll post a longer, more complete review in a week or so. The good: Call quality is excellent. Speaker sound from device is crisp […]

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Never miss a show with Sky’s Mobile Remote Record service

It’s time to introduce a new columnist today — Vikki Chowney. I saw Vikki speaking at an event recently and asked if she’d consider contributing to MIR. She readily agreed — and I’m delighted that she did. We may even see her on camera (on MIR TV) soon. In her first piece, she’s looking at […]

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A first look at O2’s new Joggler home appliance

O2 UK has unveiled it’s new family oriented Joggler device, a 7″ touchscreen photo frame based on Openpeak’s OpenFrame platform and I jogged along to take a first look.

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Mr Operator: Palm Pre – destined for European failure

Mr Operator is back. If you’re new to the series, you can read his entire back catalogue here. And a quick overview of Mr Operator’s identity? Well, I could tell you, but then I’d have to silence you in some manner. Mr Operator’s identity is a closely guarded secret. That’s because he’s in an influential […]