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Marketplace: SmartCam – uses bluetooth to turn mobiles into wireless webcams

The inaugural marketplace entry is from Ionut, a regular Mobile Industry Review reader who’s a big fan of our MIR Shows. We’ll have more for you soon Ionut. Ionut is looking to monetise the mobile application he developed. It’s called SmartCam and it turns a mobile phone with wifi/bluetooth and camera into a wireless PC […]

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Turn your Nokia into an OCR scanner

Those natty guys over at SymbianV3.Com have posted an application for Nokia mobiles, which effectively turns them into an optical character recognition scanner via its camera. This could be the best use of a Nokia since someone turned the humongous N95 into a paper weight. In luddites terms the software takes a photo of a […]

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“Is there any way to turn the SMS feature off?”

So asks Tim Worstall on his blog: So, all mobile phones have SMS or texting on them. Is there any way to turn that feature off? Specifically, a way to turn it off so that anyone who tries to text you knows that it didn’t go through? And that it won’t? As much as it […]