Tag Archives | Mobile Applications

Fun Text to be pre-loaded on Sony Ericsson handset

After attending MIR’s first developer’s event last week (see the video here), we’ve had fantastic news in from the team at Fun Text, who’s application provides a range of professionally-produced media such as ecards, emoticons, viral videos and virtual gifts for inclusion in text and multi-media messages.  Over to them: Today Sony Ericsson is announcing […]

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Blacklisted GetJar now on every operator’s Whitelist

I followed up with Patrick Mork, VP Marketing of GetJar (got a video of him coming from the MIR Developer Networking event). I wanted to know more about how operators are reacting to GetJar nowadays. For a long time, mobile operators were seeing services such as GetJar (effectively a huge, free app store for mobile […]

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Google Latitude’s #1 Problem Can’t Be Fixed

You can’t fix trust. Not with a click of a button. Have a read of this: 1 in 3 Australians will snoop in the phones of their partners (according to a Virgin Mobile survey). 60% of them do it when their partner is in the shower. 41% do it with their partner in view. (quote […]

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The INQ1 gets an update

At a small (but select) gathering tonight INQ – the makers of the ‘social’ handset the INQ1 – that grew out of the operator Three announced ‘Update 1′, an over-the-air refresh of the INQ1’s application suite which makes a number of improvements and feature-additions.  These improve Windows Live Messenger performance, give better general stability, pre-cache […]

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Lastminute Labs Launch NRU

The team over at Lastminute Labs – the hive of mobile innovation inside online travel and bookings site Lastminute.com – have been in touch to announce they have release NRU, the application for Android handsets (so just the G1 right now) we previewed in December. In their own words: nru shows you things to do […]

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itsmy.com – mjelly mobile 2.0 service of the week

Hello hello James from mjelly here.   Itmsy.com are the world’s leading “mobile-only” social network and they are our Mobile 2.0 Service of the Week.   I have been a massive fan of the service since they launched and when I spoke to the Vince (the CEO) and Jukka (the CTO) earlier this week it became clear that itsmy.com are building something *really […]

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Take command of Japan’s T-34 robocop from your Nokia

Well, maybe not your Nokia phone, but definitely ‘a’ mobile handset. Have a read of this piece from BBC News: Two Japanese companies have unveiled a security robot that can be commanded from a mobile phone to hurl a net that traps suspected intruders. The prototype T-34 was developed jointly by robot firm Tmsuk Co […]

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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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