Archive | May, 2007

Moto Says Z8 Isn’t A One-Off

I’m here in San Francisco today for the UIQ Fast Track developer event (give me a shout if you’re here too), and a Moto VP is giving a talk right now. He’s talking up the Z8, the company’s UIQ handset which was announced at 3GSM a few months back — and looks pretty fantastic. Now, […]

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Mobile Web is 19% of PC Web

Telephia and comScore announced today what many of us have long suspected – that the mobile web is growing like Topsy. In fact, 5.7 million¬¨‚Ćpeople in the UK use the mobile web, as opposed to 30 million who access the web by PC. This means that the mobile web is already nearly one fifth the […]

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A Friday Afternoon Must-Read

It’s 5:30 on a Friday, and I’m not feeling the blogging rush of energy that I did last week, but I gotta share this gem from the ever-entertaining Ewan’s SMS Text News site. If you ever have the pleasure of meeting Ewan, be sure to ask him for one of his fantastic business cards. The […]

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Motorola Still Missing The Point?

Motorola’s CEO Ed Zander’s been busy fending off the advances of activist investor Carl Icahn, who was looking to make Zander and the company’s management accountable for its missteps. It’s been quite obvious for a long time that the company didn’t have anything to build on the success of the RAZR, and now it’s feeling […]

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Emerging Markets Call For Novel Thinking, Not Just Basic Products

Last week, Nokia announced several new handsets for emerging markets. At first glance, they look like what you’d expect: basic devices without the flashy features of the company’s high-end handsets. However, a couple of the most basic-looking, the 1200 and the 1208, have some cool features of their own that should give them a boost […]

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