Archive | September, 2004
Presidential Debate – on Mobiles

Presidential Debate – on Mobiles

Tonight’s Bush/Kerry debate can be seen on your mobile, if you live in the US. Something of an historic moment, I think you’d agree. And one that will so unimpressive to future generations as it’ll be as normal as sending an SMS is to us. I’m not sure what the audience will be when you […]

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Yet Another Java Portal

Yet Another Java Portal

MTV have announced that they’re the latest media owner to hop on the Java portal bandwagon, according to New Media Zero. This follows similar announcements from Celador, Endamol and The Sun. The portal will be available as a WAP site initially with Java expected to follow. Stand by to repel a deluge of similar announcements. […]

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YAKTI

YAKTI

TechDirt writes about another kid tracking scheme – or what I call a YAKTI (Yet Another Kid Tracking Idea). These start-ups certainly seem to be flavour of the month and indeed, it’s rumoured that it’s another bandwagon the VC community is attempting to clamber on board. I briefly flirted (for about 3 minutes) with a […]

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Did you know…?

Did you know…?

That until last year bringing your mobile to school in Lousiana was punishable by 30 days in gaol. Fortunately, they’re a little more relaxed these days. —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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Dumb Phone Demand

Dumb Phone Demand

The Taipei Times reports today on a call for dumb phones by Asian Telecoms executives. Dumb phones are low cost basic models, which just offer voice and sms. These phones would open up new markets of people who can’t afford the fully featured phones that are now basically standard: “To realize this untapped potential, there […]

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