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MIR Show HD – Microvision Projector

For those of you who thoroughly enjoyed watching the Microvision Mobile Projector video we published last night, here it is again — in glorious HD format. It looks pretty good at full screen on my 28″ monitors. Here’s the video: The Microvision Mobile Projector from Mobile Industry Review on Vimeo.

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MIR Show – we chat to Jeb Brilliant

We caught Jeb Brilliant of A Brilliant Blog during the show and I pointed the camera at him to find out what he thought of iPhones, Nokia’s latest and what equipment he was sporting. Here’s the video: Quick Chat with Jeb Brilliant from Mobile Industry Review on Vimeo.

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MIR Show – Matthaus of Mobile Facts [STRONG LANGUAGE]

I bumped into Matthaus Krzykowski from Mobile Facts in the media centre at Mobile World Congress the other day. Matthaus is a regular contributor to the silicon valley genius publication that is VentureBeat. He was running around all over the place getting interviews and quotes for their coverage (read his posts on VentureBeat here). But […]

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Devices

Charge your handset with an AAA battery

This caught my attention as we walked around Mobile World Congress: The ability to power your handset with a (rechargeable) AAA battery. This was particularly relevant to me since I’ve spent most of the week running out of Blackberry battery power at about 2pm much to my *intense* annoyance. Have a look at this development […]

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MIR Show – Rafe Blandford on the N86 8MP launch

Ben and Dan were up at the crack of dawn to hit the Nokia stand for the N86 announcement. Whilst there, they simply couldn’t pass up the opportunity of chatting to Mr Nokia himself, Rafe Blandford (of All About Symbian) to find out what he thought of the new device. Here’s the video: Nokia N86 […]

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MIR Show – James takes a SpinVox stand tour

We headed over to see regular MIR contributor and MIR Show star, James Whatley, at the SpinVox stand on the first day of Mobile World Congress — and then badgered him into giving us an impromptu tour. Here’s the vid: MIR MWC: James Whatley Introduces the SpinVox Stand from Mobile Industry Review on Vimeo.

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Opinion

The MIR Billion Dollar Club

I bumped into Dale Thomas of Amdocs last night at the Nexec event. If you work directly in the industry, you’ll most probably have come across Amdocs. They’re a billion dollar company ($3.1 billion in revenue if my memory is working from last night’s conversation with Dale) serving the mobile industry. Dale is President of […]

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You too could have a MIR jacket

A chap just stopped us on the street here and asked if the MIR jackets we are all wearing were for sale. Not yet…

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MIR stickers

We have had a lot of enquiries about how to get hold of some Mobile Industry Review stickers. Standby, we will put up an online form to fill in your address and we shall send some out to you. Back to the MWC throngs.

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First task of the day

… Brand the MIR microphone! Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless device

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The MIR team at Mobile World Congress

Mobile World Congress is heading fast toward us and already the Tweet-streams are filled with copious MWC-related conversations. If you’re not heading to Barcelona, think yourself lucky. Although I haven’t yet made it to a Mobile World Congress before (on account of boycotting their no-blogger policies of years gone by), I have spent the last […]

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The MIR jackets have arrived!

We’re all getting branded for the upcoming Mobile World Congress. The jackets have arrived. COME ON!!! Have a look here: