Archive | May, 2008

Latest Free Download From GetAbstract: Why Most Things Fail

Thanks to Russell’s great partnership with the good folks at getAbstract, we’re able to offer MH readers one free download each month. This month, we’ve got Why Most Things Fail by Paul Ormerod, the followup to his successful book Butterfly Economics. Ormerod, formerly with The Economist, looks to biology to explain economics and business, and […]

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Reader Bleg: Any Idea Why Nokia’s Podcasting App Is So Slow?

Reader Bleg: Any Idea Why Nokia’s Podcasting App Is So Slow?

I’ve been using the Nokia Podcasting app on my N82, and I’m pretty happy with it. Like most people, I suspect, I’m terminally behind on keeping up with my podcasts, but it’s great being able to get the N82 to check for new updates and download them automatically, then listen to them in the car […]

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Aerodeon Research Points to New Directions

Chris Bourke is Managing Director of veteran mobile advertising agency, Aerodeon and long time a long time MobHappy reader. Some new research commissioned by his agency points to some interesting conclusions, which Chris shares below. If you have an idea or opinion you’d like to share, drop us a line. In the meantime, enjoy what […]

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So That’s Why I’ve Been Drinking So Much…

Dean Bubley’s Disruptive Wireless: Don’t ditch your landline if you’re teetotal: 16% of US homes are mobile-only (but this being the US, cable connections are usually considered separately and not considered ‘fixed’ lines). This number has been increasing consistently. [snip] Oh, and I love the statistic that wireless-only users are more than twice as likely […]

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The Dark Fleet of Google

Nicolas at Pasta & Vinegar has an interesting piece quoting from a story that ran in Italy about the effect of the Google Streetview project in Rome. Streetview is where a fleet of Google cars cruise selected areas of the planet filming continuously. The film is then uploaded to Google Maps allowing users to get […]

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