Archive | May, 2005
Personal Update

Personal Update

I’m never sure how much personal stuff to include here – some of you say you like it, but I think it can get terribly self-indulgent. So if you’re not interested in that kind of stuff, skip this, without further ado. As you may know, I moved to Munich, Germany about a year ago for […]

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Political Bluejacking Rescues EU Constitution Humiliation

Political Bluejacking Rescues EU Constitution Humiliation

An interesting spin off of Sunday’s EU Referendum in France was that supporters of the “YES” vote were urged to campaign by Bluejacking (if you’re thinking “huh?” read this): “If you have a Bluetooth-enabled mobile, you can ‘bluejack’ militantly until Sunday. Rename your mobile ‘vote yes’ and when you’re on public transport or in a […]

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Mobile Search Hots Up

Mobile Search Hots Up

Overture, the paid-search network, has announced several deals to take it into the hot space of mobile search. More deals and partnerships are expected soon. Well, actually the announcement they’ve made is more an announcement that they’re going to make an announcement. They have signed up to provide paid-search for Yahoo’s WAP portal (well, since […]

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How to make friends on the telephone

How to make friends on the telephone

As part of my occasional foray into the archive, I thought you might enjoy this from May last year: ThereÌs a very amusing booklet from the 1940Ìs at Contact Sheet. ItÌs full of startlingly obvious advice about how to use the Telephone. Stuff like ÏBe sure of your numberÓ and if you choose to ignore […]

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We Want Mobile Music

We Want Mobile Music

Consulting firm, The Management Network Group has released a study about what youth and young adults want on their mobile phones. While the emphasis of the report is to spin the results positively, if you look at it with a “half empty” focus, it’s a little worrying, in some respects. For instance, 34% were interested […]

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