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Device complexity is killing normob upgrades

For the technological “geeks” out there, using a mobile is as simple as opening the front door. There’s no thought, no confusion, and for the most part complete understanding of what it is that you’re doing. Some people, as I very well know, are not blessed with this kindred ability to use anything that has […]

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All I Want For Christmas…

In an ideal world, I would ask for happiness, and the end of this dismal time of year. But of course I’m not here to discuss that! No, no, no… What do I want from the world of Mobile this Christmas? Firstly, I call for originality. I personally think originality should be the first aspect […]

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More and more annoyed at the book industry

I can’t tell you how pissed off I am with the book industry at the moment. It’s such a shit service, it really is. The mainstream media does a piss-poor job of getting to me. I can’t believe that publishers put out their books and sit on their hands hoping to get my cash. Stupidly […]

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Look at how screwed up the telecoms industry is

Here, then, is a good example of how screwed up the telecoms industry is, here in the UK. I got a note through from PhonePayPlus about their ’emergency investigation’ into the practices of a company by the name of PremTel Limited. Here’s the PhonePayPlus overview: The service is charged at up to 50 pence per […]

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Mobile Industry Review TV

We’ve added a ‘TV’ section on the menu bar now to house our MIR show videos (and separate them from the special report podcasts we’re doing). Here’s what it looks like: Now I need some professional headshouts of Dan, Ben and James…

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Mobile Industry represented at the Scally Rally

Come across the Scally Rally? It’s the ultimate banger rally! Instead of needing a heavily customised £150k Bentley Continental GT to enter, the the Scally Rally requires you to enter with a car that you bought for under £100. We — that is, the mobile industry — are being represented in the race by Mike […]

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Zamano calls on industry to unite behind regulator

Are you working in an mobile aggregator at the moment? Well, zamano (with a lowercase ‘Z’) wants your body. In the context of support for the UK industry regulator. With the European Commission finally getting off its fat behind along with PhonePayPlus announcing ‘action’ to tackle abuses by ‘rip-off’ ringtone vendors. It’s good news. But […]