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Dan Lane’s for hire: Need help with your mobile tech?

I’ve been badgering Dan to write an overview piece about himself ever since he took a step back from Howler. Whilst his priority is, I suspect, to do a bit of relaxing (from what I saw of Howler, it was fairly full-on, 18 hour days, that sort of thing) I don’t think that should be […]

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Twitter… Preserve it!

Twitter, like Facebook is one of my many online addictions. As bad as it sounds, I’m not quite sure how I would properly function without it… Then again, I’ve always been a little odd. One thing that I love most about Twitter is its openness. Anyone can tweet, anyone can follow, and everyone (whether or […]

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Normob is ‘ugly word’, use ‘people’ instead

Matt Edgar isn’t impressed with the term I coined a while back to describe normal mobile users: Normob. He’s really deeply unimpressed: But before you’re tempted to drop this particular neologism into your zeitgeisty telecoms discourse, just stop for a moment and listen to yourself. This must surely be one of the ugliest words not […]

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Lord Mobile of Norwich, Stephen Fry, answers AQA questions

Lord Mobile — he of the 7 iPhones-in-his-pocket — the national treasure that is Stephen Fry, has answered some questions for text answering service, AQA. Here’s the first one he answered: Q. Who is Stephen Fry? A. A man trying to get through life without hurting or being hurt. Failing, but trying. For further information, […]

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The Power of Media Technology

I’m going to avoid delving into the politics of it, but over the past twelve days there has been a reoccurring story in our headlines; the Israel/Gaza issue. It’s one that has sparked outcry, and one that shouldn’t have happened. However, I was watching the news the other day, I think it was CNN or […]

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“Mobile-Crushes” – They end now!

Now I know I’ve said it a couple of times in the past few months, but I’m looking for a new phone. The reason I haven’t yet bought one isn’t because I can’t be bothered to purchase one, or because I can’t afford one; in fact I’m more than happy to now pay a little […]

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Youth: Text in Knife Crime Concerns

So I’m back to school this week; and during my free lessons, I often find myself aimlessly wandering around. I probably shouldn’t be, as I have mountains of work to do, but it’s certainly more fun. But it turns out my aimless journeys around my over-crowded school can come in handy… And I came across […]

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Do I resent my mobile?

Do I resent my mobile? I’ve been told once or twice that I resemble something of an old woman or more precisely an “Old Bag”. True, I do have my “old person” tendencies; but I do try to remain youthful as much as possible… Seeing as I’m only seventeen. It has however hit me; I’m […]

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Sony Ericsson celebrates the spirit of Bond

Apparently, everyone’s up celebrating Bond week. With Quantum of Solace out this week, one of the partners of the movie, Sony Ericsson has just launched a Microsite celebrating the spirit of the movie and, obviously, promoting their phones. Check out the site, it has a nice bond theme.

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Using SMS for the greater good!

I love it when I see mobile phones being put to good use, and I also love it when say for important issues, mobile phones are being utilised to capture a target audience in the best sense and way possible. I was browsing around my daily choice of news reads, when I came across an […]

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India’s Mobile market added 4 new Subscribers every second in September

While being one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world, it wasn’t a surprise that India, the largest democracy in the world recently surpassed the 300 million mark for the total number of mobile subscribers in the country. However, what’s even more remarkable are the stats for the month of September.  The country […]

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What’s Your Favourite Mobile, EVER?

A thought for the weekend, and considering this horrendous weather, a thought that might take you back a few years! I’m asking, what has been your favourite mobile phone, you have owned, ever! I’ll start with mine. Now for me, this is an incredibly tough choice, it’s between the Nokia 3310, and the Nokia 3200! […]