Archive | June, 2004
WAP Payments

WAP Payments

New Media Zero reports that in the UK Media owners and content providers will soon be able to benefit from the one-click WAP billing mechanisms that have proved so successful on operator portals. Orange and Vodafone lead the way, with O2 and T-Mobile following. As ever 🙂 It never ceases to amaze me how slow […]

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Coming to a phone near you

Textually reports an article in United Press International It’s a little over the top at the moment, but I think there’s more than a grain of truth in the scenario. A hacker sits on a bench at Grand Central Station in New York City and, with his mobile phone and a Wireless Fidelity connection, deviously […]

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Kodak Fights Back

Kodak Fights Back

It must be really scary to be in an industry which is in danger of being wiped out. I remember back in the 80’s school skiing trips in the UK were a niche industry, but a large and profitable business, none the less. Then the Government introduced the National Curriculum and skiing wasn’t on the […]

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Mobile Etiqette 2

Mobile Etiqette 2

The New York Times (registration needed) reports another interesting story about how people use mobile phones. Consider the case of Lilia Belkova, a passenger earlier this month on a US Airways flight from Miami to Philadelphia. She refused repeated requests by flight attendants to turn off her cellphone so the plane could take off. Hanging […]

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MMS Phones now 25% Share

MMS Phones now 25% Share

DM Europe reports via Textually that in the UK, MMS enabled phones now account for 25% of the user base. So why are hardly anyone using the damn things? Answers here! —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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