Archive | November, 2004
iPhone on the Cards

iPhone on the Cards

Russell Beattie adds his voice to the concept of an iPhone from Apple within the next 18 months. I guess he won’t be taking me up on my $100 dollar bet I issued on the same idea in August. Even if Apple isn’t going down this track of their own handset (probably with Motorola) and […]

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Text Mobs

Text Mobs

Gizmo reports on a group text application, called Text Mobs. Users sign up for groups of their choice (private, secret or public) and get SMS’d all messages sent to that group. It’s currently offered as a free, web-based service by MIT’s Computing Culture Group, who developed it. It’s a similar concept to the thriving Upoc, […]

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The Most Important Man in Advertising?

The Most Important Man in Advertising?

Hugh “cartoons drawn on the back of business cards” Macleod writes a fine blog over at Gaping Void – a kind of post-modern riff on marketing and what comes next now that advertising is dead (hadn’t you heard?). He just came up with this rather fascinating idea that I’ve been struggling to put coherently for […]

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Cameraphone Pics Printed at Boots

Cameraphone Pics Printed at Boots

Nokia and the retailer, Boots* have announced the launch of Pixology’s PhonePrint technology in the UK. This allows you send your photos taken on your camera phone to Boots, over the mobile network. They then print them for you and SMS you when they’re ready to collect. I’m not sure how they work out which […]

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MMS Advertising Campaign

MMS Advertising Campaign

Finally….a mainstream, major advertising campaign using MMS. Don’t get too excited though – the advertiser is an operator. As reported on Adverblog, Italian mobile operator Tim is running the campaign to discover new “movie talents”. The competition is divided in two parts: users can text a 20 seconds video with an interpretation of their favourite […]

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