Archive | October, 2007

The Real Attraction of the Google Phone Is The Brand, Not The Functionality

The WSJ’s been on the trail of the long-rumored Googlephone, posting a story last night saying that an announcement the company’s mobile plans is coming within a few weeks. They followed that up with another saying that the company is in talks with Verizon Wireless about the operator carrying handsets running the Google mobile OS. […]

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Wired Editor Smacks The Bees’ Nest Of PR People

Going to veer a little OT here… Chris Anderson, the editor-in-chief of Wired and he of The Long Tail fame, is fed up with PR people spamming him. It’s a frustration with which I can identify, as I get 15-20 PR spams per day, very few of them at all relevant and even fewer of […]

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UK Police Use Bluespam To Appeal For Murder Witnesses

Police in Liverpool are using Bluespamming to try and find witnesses (via SMS Text News) to the August murder of an 11-year-old boy outside a pub there. Apparently a cop car’s been fitted with a Bluetooth transmitter with a 100-meter range, and it pings other phones with a message as it drives around the area. […]

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Getting All Social — Find Us On Twitter and Facebook

We’ve joined 2006, and set up shop in both Twitter and Facebook, if you’re inclined to follow us there. Our Twitter feed, which currently only gets updates of our new blog posts, is at Our Facebook group, which will feature all sorts of as-yet-to-be-determined fun stuff, is simply called “MobHappy”. If you’re on Facebook, […]

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Carnival 97 at VisionMobile Forum

Be sure to check out this week’s installment of the Carnival of the Mobilists, number 97, over at VisionMobile Forum. —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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