Archive | February, 2005
View Blogs and Flickr Photostreams and Images on your Java Mobile Phone

View Blogs and Flickr Photostreams and Images on your Java Mobile Phone

49PM have launched a RSS reader for Java enabled mobile phones. This means that you can view blogs (as an example) on your phone, but that any images are reformatted and optimised to be displayed on your handset. You could also use the app to view Flickr photostreams, as an example. If you set up […]

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Java MobileATM’s Launch

Java MobileATM’s Launch

Annoyingly, UK’s Link operator of cash machines is launching what it’s calling MobileATM. Users will be able to download the Java app onto their phones and enjoy some of the functionality of an ATM. No, they won’t be able to get their phones to spit out cash. But they will be able to check and […]

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Skiing with your Mobile in Stubai, Austria

Skiing with your Mobile in Stubai, Austria

I’d like to welcome Christian Ehl, as an occasional Guest Blogger to The Mobile Weblog. Christian runs an interactive agency here in Munich called Hillert & Co Interactive and I’m impressed with their understanding of the mobile space. More importantly, they understand that mobile is just one part of the marketing channel and mustn’t be […]

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The Bluetooth Viruses are Coming! Ahhhh

The Bluetooth Viruses are Coming! Ahhhh

One of my predictions for 2005 was that More and more mobile virus stories will hit the headlines. Only for the real story to emerge that to catch one you’d have to be as unlucky as to get struck by lightening on a clear day while standing in a rubber suit at the bottom of […]

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Wind Up Mobiles and Wallpaper

Wind Up Mobiles and Wallpaper

Not that we ever doubted that we’re obsessed with mobiles, as a culture. But if you had missed it… Firstly, from Japan, we have Keitai Vyuun (via Gizmondo) which means, roughly, “mobile zoom”. What you get is a pair of stick-on wheels for your mobile, which you can wind up and race….presumably against other mobile […]

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