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Operators

Orange’s My First Million feature, 2 years behind everyone else

Seen this around? Orange UK are running one of those align-ourselves-with-successful-people campaigns. Lots of interesting interviews with sharp entrepreneurs. Looks interesting. You can visit the site here. My issue? I’m not accustomed to visiting any site, ANYWHERE that requires you to download a 36mb file in the oldskoool manner. I kid you not. If you’d […]

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Applications

QIK launch live streaming video for iPhone

You’ll need a jailbroken iPhone to play, but if you’d like to be amongst the very first to check out QIK‘s iPhone 3G live streaming video service, this is the page you need: http://qik.com/sign_up. Here’s Michael from QIK introducing it and demonstrating it: It works with jailbroken iPhone and iPhone 3G running 2.0 of the […]

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News

We’re in Brighton on Saturday morning: Come and say hi?

We’re taking the weekly podcast to Brighton this Saturday morning. Oh yes. We’re descending with our superstar podcast team, Dan Lane, Ben Smith and James Whatley. They are being recognised! Dan was slightly taken aback the other day when Alex Meisl of mobile genisues, Sponge Group, spotted him. (Dan’s company, Howler Tech, have just taken […]

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News

Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 17 from Covent Garden

Dan Lane, Ben Smith and James Whatley are back! This week we took the video podcast to Covent Garden — Central London’s haven for tourists. It’s a very special video this week — we tried out the SIMable ‘sim unlocking solution’ for handsets on a Nokia N95… and it worked. Then we tried it on […]

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News

The Moblog.net end-to-end overview video

Alfie from Moblog.net walks through their entire service. This is an excellent overview of their service. I think a lot more application developers and service providers should do this kind of thing.

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News

Mobile Industry Review Show – Episode 16 from the AQA party

SMS Text News Podcast 16 (with Video) from Ewan MacLeod on Vimeo. There’s always a moment of slight panic when you’ve uploaded a 168mb file and you’re waiting for Vimeo to show it. Did I upload the right one? Did I remove the ‘subtitle here’ white text? Published and be damned! Here then, is the […]

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News

The Original Mobile Industry Review Video Podcast

Good morning and welcome to our first video podcast. We’re trying something different this week, as per my post last night. We take a look at Sagem, we discuss 3, we cast a glance toward the inevitable iPhone availability discussion, we discuss the Nokia Tube — and Dan and Ben get overrun by some testosterone-fueled […]

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News

Welsh hospitals get mobiles

It looks like the ban on mobile phones in hospitals is gradually crumbling. According to the BBC, another health trust has decided to remove a ban on phone use in hospital buildings, saying that it’s discovered devices can only affect medical equipment if very close to it. The Beeb says that North East Wales NHS […]

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News

Qualcomm brings Adobe’s Flash to BREW

It looks like Flash has got itself a little bit more territory in its quest for mobile domination – it’s struck up a partnership with mobile giant Qualcomm. Late last week, Qualcomm announced that its BREW platform, used by some US operators, will now come with Adobe’s Flash. The partnership will see both companies create […]

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News

Google Android show off video

Reader Jonathan got me on instant message and sent me over the link to this Youtube video showing just how far Android has come. I just can’t wait to see these things hit the real world. When talented developers get hold of them, that’s when the mobile industry will really take off. Have a view:

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News

ICO puts up satellite for US mobile TV

ICO Global Communications has announced its launched a new satellite that will allow it to start offering new mobile services later on in this year. The satellite, called ICO.G1, went up yesterday from Cape Canaveral, and reached its orbit later that afternoon. The satellite will let ICO provide services including mobile TV, navigation and emergency […]

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News

US to Dish up next mobile TV offering?

The US could be getting another mobile TV service, according to The Financial Times. The paper quotes analysts as saying broadcaster Dish Networks “could be considering launching a mobile TV service to compete with the leading US mobile phone companies” after bidding at the US 700 Mhz spectrum auction and winning enough licences to “create […]