Archive | November, 2005
Sony Pays Lip Service over Parental Control

Sony Pays Lip Service over Parental Control

Sony is the latest console maker to announce parental controls for its platform, according to CNN. The new PS3 will join models from rivals Microsoft and Nintendo that allow parents to veto the machines’ ability to play rated video or games. While the big three need to show that they’re doing something to avoid Government […]

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Links for November 28

– 3 Italy Delays IPO (Cellular-News) – Mobile Optimised Sites No Fun on The E61 When mobile-optimized sites and powerful mobile browsers collide. (All About Symbian) – Google to replace Vodafone as Man U’s sponsor? (News.com) – Modeling agency to launch handset line (Textually) – Camera Phone Memories (MyPhoneRocks dot com) – SMS To Sink […]

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Ringtones Are Not Mobile Music, and Vice Versa

Ringtones Are Not Mobile Music, and Vice Versa

A BusinessWeek article about rap group Public Enemy was in my RSS reader this morning, its description saying “The hip-hop group sees wireless music as a way to air its radical views — and make a little money”. The group’s Chuck D has been involved in digital music for a long time, through the Rapstation […]

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RIM: Looking Over the Wrong Shoulder?

There have been plenty of stories detailing why Research In Motion says it’s not afraid of Microsoft in the mobile e-mail space. While it’s true that RIM probably shouldn’t fear MS too much, there are plenty of other companies it should fear — not the least of which are its carrier partners. The threat from […]

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New Wave Conkers

New Wave Conkers

Blink have just launched a really great sounding Bluetooth game, based on the traditional English game of Conkers. If you just went “WTF?”, Conkers has its own entry in Wikipedia, that sound suspiciously like something Douglas Adams made up. But here are the rules of the original game: 1. Take a large, hard conker [Horse […]

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