Archive | July, 2006

Background Tones

Way back in the late 90’s, we had that weird idea that people could personalise the sound their phone made when it rang. And so, perhaps the least expected billion dollar market emerged since err…sms a few years earlier. So don’t scoff at background tones which are the happening trend in India, according to Mobile […]

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Carnival of the Mobilists # 38

This week’s Carnival is at SmartMobs¬†and a very fine job Judy Breck has done as moderator. Congrats to Rudy and Stephanie¬†for winning host and post of the month in the awards sponsored by Khosla Ventures for June. From now on we’ll still to the new Monday morning timetable as it seems more popular with readers […]

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Well, That’s Certainly One Way To Do Mobile Music

Well, That’s Certainly One Way To Do Mobile Music

Geriatric rockers The Rolling Stones have hopped on board the mobile music train — sort of. Through a service called Listen Live Now!, fans will be able to listen live to their concert today in Paris via their mobile phones. And when I say via their mobile phones, I don’t mean some sort of streaming […]

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50 Million

Forgive me a little self-indulgence, but it is about mobile, so you should find it interesting. AdMob just passed a major milestone and served its 50 millionth ad yesterday – not bad considering it’s less than 7 months old. It’s proving to be a serious way of selling mobile related content, products and services, with […]

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Lest We Forget

Gartner’s Hype Cycle is a very astute piece of analysis and one which seems increasingly applicable to a huge variety of technology. It basically posits that new products and services typically go through early hype stage by vendors, while meeting a wall of indifference by users. Once the vendor has entered into the trough of […]

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