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AT&T get busy rebranding for iPhone launch

Link: AT&T steps up Cingular rebranding ahead of iPhone | Technology, Media & Telecommunications | Reuters.co.uk Following on from last week’s FCC approval of the long-awaited iPhone, US carrier partner AT&T has been busy over the weekend rebranding their last remaining Cingular stores to the AT&T brand. The iPhone is due to launch in the US in late June, […]

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An American view on the N95

Had an email in from Giff at i2SMS in Atlanta, ranting about the Nokia N95. Here’s what he had to say.. – – – – I was at a tech event last evening and a chap from Finland was there showing off his N95.  Wicked is the one word that came to my mind. It isn’t available […]

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GPS is more exciting than mobile TV

Link: ElectricNews.net:News:Consumers more excited by GPS than mobile TV According to recent research by Canalys, consumers aren’t bothered with mobile TV – and seem to be more interested in getting GPS on their handset. The research showed that whilst 51% of those surveyed in Europe said they were interested in mobile TV, quite an impressive 62% […]

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T-Mobile to be exclusive iPhone European partner?

Link: News: T-Mobile looks set to win Euro distribution rights for the iPhone – MarketingWeek Gosh, the rumour mill is in full spin this week. According to Marketing Week, T-Mobile have emerged as the frontrunner in the race to secure the European distribution rights for the long-awaited Apple iPhone. Europe’s biggest mobile phone networks, including […]

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The new Apple iphone commercial

Link: YouTube – Conan – iPhone Commercial Apologies if you’ve seen this spoof ad before, but if you haven’t – it’s worth a look!

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No one wants an iPhone, apparently

Link: Markitecture – The Apple iPhone Just seen some interesting survey results courtesy of marketing consultants Markitecture. In a survey in the US of 1,300 consumers, only 6% of those said they’d purchase an iPhone in the next year. In fact, two-thirds went even further and said there was zero chance they’d purchase the product. Despite 77% of […]

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The Register: Apple, Google join forces for ‘ultimate phone’

Link: Apple, Google join forces for ‘ultimate phone’ | The Register and Google have abandoned their individual mobile phone projects for a joint venture, The Register has learned. Apple will mothball its iPhone, announced in January, in favour of a new device that serves as a platform for Google’s contextual advertising business. Heh, heh, heh………..

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Apple need their heads examined re iPhone interface infringement

Link: textually.org: iPhoneys BLOGGERS BEWARE: According to TechCrunch, Apple is sending letters to bloggers to remove posts that report on the skin for Windows Mobile phones that looks exactly like the new iPhone user interface. Emily linked to this TechCrunch article with all the gossip. I suppose, yes, Windows Mobile themes featuring the iPhone interface […]

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A Open Yet Non Open iPhone

Stefan of Ringnokia.com caught this one. Bit of an arse, eh? Link: Apple’s Jobs: ‘You don’t want your phone to be like a PC’ ‘These are devices that need to work, and you can’t do that if you load any software on them,” Jobs continued. ‘That doesn’t mean there’s not going to be software to […]

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Apple iPhone Push Email is probably not for me

Looking at the iPhone email demonstration by good old Steve Jobs last night, I immediately recognised that whilst the client demonstrated looked funky, it was quite probably nigh on 100% unusable for me, for any true business user. Any system that can only display 6 emails on screen at once is problematic for me. I […]

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The Apple iPhone changes everything

Don’t confuse me for a die-hard Apple-rules fan. I’ve been pondering the news of Apple’s iPhone for about 24 hours now and I’m confident enough to assert now that their iPhone changes everything. In an industry that was in absolute dire need of innovation, Apple have swooped in and made every single handset manufacturer look […]

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An Apple iPhone? Nah, not worried, reckoned Palm CEO

Tom an industry veteran (and also, if you’re a fan of fine ales, a regular consultant to Bowman Ales) sent me this rather interesting story by Mercury News from November 20th 2006. Interesting reading given yesterday’s announcement not two months after the article was published. Link: MercuryNews.com | 11/20/2006 | An Apple phone? Palm CEO […]