Archive | August, 2006

Top Mobile Sites

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, but I think it’s fresh and interesting enough to do it now. Mad 4 Mobile Phones, put together this list¬†of the top 50 – although it’s now grown to 64 – mobile related websites. Great job, Patrick! Now before we look at the list, it is […]

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Mobile Phones: Empowering Stupid Criminals Everywhere, Part IX

Mobile Phones: Empowering Stupid Criminals Everywhere, Part IX

For the latest in this recurring series, we visit Practicalist, which has a tale of a stolen phone that kept uploading its cameraphone shots via ShoZu to Flickr. This isn’t quite as juicy as previous similar stories since the alleged thieves haven’t been caught, but it’s pretty entertaining nonetheless. Certainly worth a chuckle is ShoZu […]

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Ryanair Scoops the World with Mobile Calls

Cheeky Irish upstart Ryanair (actually corporate behemoth)¬†is the first airline in¬†Europe¬†to allow passengers mobile and Crackberry access on its flights. The deal, via OnAir, will enable mobile devices from next Summer¬†to be used via the airline’s own network at rates that mirror the pillaging roaming charges set by operators ie very expensive and you’ll only […]

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Universal’s Free, Ad-Supported Music Downloads Have Quite The Hill To Climb

Universal Music has announced it will work with a startup called SpiralFrog to make its catalog available for free, via an ad-supported service. This is the kind of radical change the recording industry’s business model needs, so kudos to Universal for being the first to try something different. That said, I’m pretty skeptical of this […]

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Carnival of the Mobilists # 42

This week’s Carnival of the Mobilists¬†is up at Mobile Active, an interesting site in its own right, specialising in the mobile’s role in civic action and engagement. A great selection of posts, as usual, so check it out while you remember. —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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