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Skyfire Drops v1.0, After A Million Downloads

The team over at Skyfire have today released version 1.0 of their browser, bringing it out of beta. Skyfire is a “full” browser, like the well-known Opera Mini, but it’s even “fuller” — it can handle Flash 10, Silverlight, AJAX and Quicktime, meaning you can watch videos on YouTube and Hulu, and get the full […]

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Open Mobile Summit: Unleash the Internet!

One of the big mobile events of the Summer is shaping up to be “Open Mobile Summit: Unleash the Internet!”, which features practically a Who’s Who? from mobile. Luminaries include Mike Short, O2; Christopher Schläffer, Group Product & Innovation Officer, Deutsche Telekom; Kenneth Karlberg, President Business Area Mobility Services, TeliaSonera; Alan Brenner, SVP, RIM; Pieter […]

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McDonalds Goes Interactive via Mobile

McDonalds has long had a digital billboard at London’s Piccadilly Circus, which claims traffic of 1.1 million visitors per week. But they’ve now redesigned it to make it interactive, with a mobile twist. The obvious idea here would be to allow people to upload their own photos to the billboard, but there’s always a risk […]

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1.5 Million Free Books for iPhones

Google announced yesterday that they had extended their Book Search project to mobile, which means that they’ve turned iPhones and Android handsets into book readers. Which is a pretty cool concept, I’d say. The portfolio consists of 1.5 million free books that are in the public domain (ie out of copyright), which normally means pretty […]

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Check Out Nimbuzz — A VoIP and Chat Aggregator That Doesn’t Suck

I’ve been spending a while playing with Nimbuzz, a service that aggregates IM and VoIP for your mobile (currently S60 and Java). I’m really impressed, particularly as there have been so many other aggregators with similar goals that have failed miserably. It pretty much does what you’d expect and hope: you enter in your details […]

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