Archive | May, 2006

Links for May 31

– Social Networking Goes Mobile (BusinessWeek) – Is .mobi a good idea? (Telephony) – 911 Cell Phone Bank takes old phones, postage paid (Engadget Mobile) – Camera Phones Kill Memories ( – Mobile Phones Can Become A Tool To Help Fight Spread Of Avian Flu (IBD) – Motorola needs an heir to the RAZR -Gartner […]

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Should We Just Give Up On Mobile Data and Content?

If you look past Vodafone’s huge paper loss last year, and take a look at their otherwise fairly satisfying results, you’ll see that data, excluding SMS, accounts for less than four percent of its revenues. Also note the semi-regular stories saying people don’t want advanced features on their handsets, and those that have them don’t […]

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Tocmags – UGC Java Mags

Tocmags – UGC Java Mags

User generated content is the new new thing at the moment – both online and in mobile – and unless you’ve been living under a stone, you can’t fail to have noticed the buzz. I’ve been looking at Tocmag recently, which allows you to create your own Java magazine for friends, family and colleagues to […]

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Links for May 30

– Plazes Mobile Beta ( – GCALSYNC: Operator Lockdown Strikes Again? (Matt Croydon) – HMV to sell CDs by mobile (reg. req’d, The Guardian) – Time’s Cameraphone Photographer of the Year Contest ( – Virgin Mobile introduces ad-subsidized calls (Reuters) – German operators start TV-to-mobile phones experiment (AFP) —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and […]

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Swedish Beers

If you’re in London on 14th June, come along to the Swedish Beers mobile networking event, an ancient institution, dating back about 5 years now. It’s at the Nordic Bar from 6.30 and is very informal – no presentations or anything, just chance to meet, mingle and mix with other people from mobile, media and […]

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