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Our man and his iPhone Battery

Our man in the Valley Mike brings us his thoughts on iPhone Battery life. Over to Mike… — Is the iPhone 2.0 Software to Blame for Bad Battery Life? What most bloggers seemed to have missed in their complaints over the new iPhone 3G’s battery life, is that this is a problem affecting people with […]

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Colin Orviss, Senior VP of Patni Telecoms on the iPhone 2.0

Following on from Arif’s viewpoint earlier, I’m pleased to bring you the perspective of a telecoms expert. Colin Orviss is senior vice president at Patni Telecoms Consulting and deputy chairman of the Telemanagement Forum. Orviss has bucketloads of experience in the telecoms industry — he’s been providing business consultancy to a who’s who of mobile […]

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Arif Hanid, CEO of Laughing Deals, on the iPhone 2.0

As promised, here’s the first perspective of the iPhone 2.0 — from an executive who doesn’t work directly in the mobile industry. All too often we can get sucked up with the.next.best.thing — and the Apple magic does tend to stun and blind. How does someone in the online IT world react to the iPhone […]

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Julian Cooling: The iPhone 2.0 – platform as a service?

SMS Text News reader Julian sent me this thoughtful viewpoint on the iPhone and platform-as-a-service. Have a read… – – – – – I am blown away by the vision of the platform. People keep harping on about ‘software as service’ and ‘the cloud’. The network operators want to be service providers, Nokia is trying […]

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iPhone 2.0: A mobile marketing perspective from We Love Mobile

I caught Ben’s post on the We Love Mobile blog and asked permission to republish it here. We Love Mobile is a creative mobile advertising and media agency. They handle every aspect of a campaign – from strategy, creative and delivery to mobile media buying. They’re independent, ideas-led and will, they reckon, help you do […]

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Apple iPhone 2.0: UK Customers will need to sign-up their contracts in-store

I just talked with Rebecca at Carphone Warehouse’s PR. She tells me that, in a change to previous strategy, customers will have to sign-up for contracts in-store. Previously, you just walked out with your iPhone and self-activated over the phone. The in-store activation will make it rather challenging (or annoying) for you to sell your […]

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Jonathan Mulholland on iPhone 2.0: Going supernova?

Jonathan Mulholland has been contributing some rather interesting perspective on the iPhone to SMS Text News recently thus I asked him to do a follow-up right-away, immediately after watching Steve’s presentation. Here we go. – – – – – So then…were you surprised by any of that? The 3G, the GPS, AppStore and slightly thinner […]

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Howler Tech on iPhone 2.0

I asked Ed Hodges of Howler Tech to give us his immediate viewpoint on the new iPhone. Here we go: – – – – – Well, from a hardware standpoint its the iphone that should have existed the first time round, GPS, 3G etc were available a year ago so I’m relieved rather than excited […]

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Apple iPhone 2.0: Flying off the shelves in July?

Last night I took the temperature of a lot of people around the industry on the latest iPhone news. Whilst everybody wanted to sit back and digest a lot of the announcements, everybody was explicit on the cost issue. I suspect that there is massive, massive pent-up demand for the iPhone. One of my biggest […]

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iPhone 2.0: The difficult second album

Jonathan Mulholland knows a thing or three about the mobile industry and I always enjoy his perspective. This weekend I’m pleased to bring you his thoughts on iPhone 2.0. – – – I think there are remote Amazonian tribes, isolated from western civilization deep in the jungle, who have heard that the 3G iPhone is […]