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Tesco Gets Into The Mobile VoIP Game

Tesco has launched its new Talk Wifi service (via Pocket Picks), offering users of a few Nokia S60 devices a downloadable application that lets them make cheap calls over WiFi, to go alongside its low-cost MVNO and fixed VoIP services It’s fairly similar to services like Truphone or Fring (indeed, I assume Tesco’s using a […]

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Google To Help Solve The Sync Pain Point?

Even though it’s 2008, syncing contacts and other info still sucks. Various pieces of the puzzle are there, but it seems like they rarely all come together. SyncML is great, if you can use somebody like Zyb, and your handset is supported. But there are still far too many handsets that don’t support SyncML, or […]

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Today’s Blog Is Brought To You By The Words: ‘Single Point of Failure’

And the numbers 9838. Thanks, of course to Jim. —–>Follow us on Twitter too: @russellbuckley and @caaarlo

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When Will Facebook Take Apps Mobile?

I get a lot of thinking done in the shower. I’ll leave it at that so as not to draw any unwanted mental images, but this morning, I was washing what little hair I’ve got left and had a thought about Facebook. Since my trip to San Diego for the BREW conference (more thoughts on […]

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FMC, With A Cheap Piece Of Gear From Target and Without the Operator

Despite the hype, fixed-mobile convergence hasn’t made huge inroads in the market, for a variety of reasons. But when I was at my local Target store yesterday, I noticed these: It’s a little unit from GE that you plug your standard home phone into, and connect to your mobile via Bluetooth, turning your mobile connection […]

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