Categories
Opinion

It’s InfoSecurity Europe this week — we’re doing another podcast series there!

Ben and I are heading down to InfoSecurity Europe at Earl’s Court again this week. We’re producing another special edition podcast series for 361 Degrees, focusing on the topic of mobile security. This is quite possibly one of the biggest issues at the forefront of the development of mobile. Simply ask any Chief Security Officer […]

Categories
Opinion

361 Degrees Podcast: It’s the London Book Fair Special Edition

In a special ’361 mini-series’ Ben and Ewan visit London Book Fair to investigate the future of digital publishing and interview some of the leading players. [ MP3 download (five parts) / Subscribe by iTunes, Zune or RSS ] Ewan and Ben visited London Book Fair to investigate how the publishing industry is innovating in […]

Categories
Opinion

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees Podcast — Episode 8

It’s time for the next episode of the 361 Degrees podcast! S02 E08 – Looking forward to 2012 (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 34MB ] In our first episode of 2012 we wonder what this year might hold for mobile and offer some predictions: Ewan thinks this will be the year m-commerce goes big. Rafe thinks […]

Categories
Opinion

Audio: And then I used Spreaker on my MacBook

Having used the Spreaker iPhone app to tell you all about my Don Fernando iPhone m-commerce experience (highly positive, by the way), I then thought I’d check out the Spreaker desktop version. I have to say, it’s rather cool. You can immediately start broadcasting your own ‘radio show’ live, which is then archived and presented […]

Categories
Opinion

Audio: Listen to me rabbiting about Don Fernando’s iPhone app

I’ve been testing with Spreaker. It’s a podcast app/service that enables you to immediately and easily broadcast a live show from your handset — or from your desktop. I thought I’d try out the iPhone app by describing the mobile commerce experience I had at my local tapas restaurant, Don Fernando. Care to listen? Woop: […]

Categories
News

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees podcast — Episode 7

S02 E07 – The Challenge For Handset Makers (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 31MB] This week the team re-cap a round-table discussion we were invited to, discussing the challenges and possible solutions for handset manufacturers in the future: Ewan notes Apple’s increasing ‘mind-share dominance’ which exists quite separate to their market share. Rafe longs for beautiful […]

Categories
Opinion

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees podcast — Episode 6

S02 E06 – The £100 Pre-Pay Christmas Challenge (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 31MB] This week the team set themselves a ‘fun’ challenge – to choose a new pre-pay mobile phone costing less than £100 to give as a as a Christmas present… [To avoid arguments we agreed to ‘shop’ at Carphone Warehouse] Rafe opts for […]

Categories
News

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees podcast — Episode 5

S02 E05 – Handset Insurance – Saviour or Swindle? (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 29MB] After a series of handset losses and breakages Ewan’s been exercising his network operator-supplied handset insurance… something he’d forgotten he’d signed-up for. But do these policies offer good value for money and how should you choose who to buy […]

Categories
News

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees podcast — Supplementary episode!

S02 SUP01 – MEF Americas 2011: Neil Stiles on “mulit-screen” content (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 8MB ] Recorded at MEF Americas 2011 in Miami, Ben interviews Neil Stiles, president of the Variety Group, on producing content for a ‘multi-screen world’. They discuss: Customising content for mobile platforms. Traditional media companies’ delusion that mobile […]

Categories
News

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees podcast — Episode 4!

S02 E04 – The UK reaches a smartphone “tipping point” (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 31MB ] The UK has reached a tipping point – 50% of all mobile devices in use are now smartphones and the trend looks set to carry on, expected to reach 70% by 2015. We discuss the implications of […]

Categories
News

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees podcast — Episode 3

S02 E03 – While we were gone… Apple, HP and Android. (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 27MB ] We’re back to the ‘usual’ format for this week’s episode – recapping all the important events that happened between seasons 1 and 2. We discuss: iOS5 and the iPhone 4S – Has Apple ‘grown up’ to the point […]

Categories
News

Season 2 of the 361 Degrees podcast — Episode 2

S02 E02 – 361 Live at Nokia World (2 of 2) (mp3) [ Direct MP3 download – 23MB ] In this episode – part 2 of the coverage from our live event at Nokia World – we carry on the audience discussion moving on to discuss the US market, Microsoft’s Windows Phone ecosystem and Samsung’s […]