Archive | October, 2009
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N-Gage: A Eulogy

Pause for a moment and shed a tear for the Nokia N-Gage. This monumental device, which brought sidetalking to the world, as well as a portrait-oriented screen for gaming, evolved into the N-Gage platform (no, we didn’t quite get that, either) — and now it’s being taken behind the shed and put out of its […]

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Awesome Upcoming Event: Heroes of the Mobile Screen

I was honored to be asked by MH pal Helen Keegan to give some input to an event she and her team are organizing in London on December 7, called Heroes of the Mobile Screen. We’re working on putting together a fantastic list of speakers and sessions and we’ve got a great venue — now […]

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Meteorite Crash and Android Invasion

I’ve been writing a few posts for others today and thought you might like to have a read. This one was about a marketing stunt that’s badly backfired in Latvia, causing Tele2 to lose its Government contracts. Not all publicity is good publicity – the proof. I’ve also been writing at Media Week about the […]

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ESPN Sets Up A Co-Browsing Destination for College Football Fans

In January 2008, ESPN said that its NFL web content got more hits from mobile than from PCs during one 24-hour period. An exec surmised that it was NFL fans checking other scores and stats while they watched other games on TV, or what I called “co-browsing” — using a mobile to surf the web […]

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Media Week

If you’ve been missing MobHappy recently, I’ve been blogging quite a lot at Media Week, where I have a blog Mobsessed. Obviously, it tends to be more focused on mobile as media and the implications for advertising and is written for a less mobile literate audience than the average MobHappy reader. If it would be […]

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