August 28, 2008

iPhone Security Flaw Discovered; Ad Banned

Permalink: iPhone Security Flaw Discovered; Ad Banned by Franz Bicar

The new iPhone 3G has been under attack ever since it was released last June. Problems with its 3G signal, firmware updates unable to fix major bugs (some users found the fixes too minor to be of any difference) and different App Store issues became fodder for blog sites and tech sites all around.
Now, it [...]

August 27, 2008

Clippz brings free mobile videos

Permalink: Clippz brings free mobile videos by Jan Harris

Clippz, a UK-based company with headquarters in Bridgend, South Wales, is enabling over 600,000 users in India to enjoy free mobile videos
Clippz is the first service in the world to allow mobile phone users to watch video clips on their handsets for free.
It has now successfully established itself in the Indian mobile video market, [...]

August 26, 2008

Some Mobile TV coverage hits Olympic Gold

Permalink: Some Mobile TV coverage hits Olympic Gold by Alan Harten

Success at the 2008 Beijing Olympics hasn’t just been restricted to the athletes. According to reports from NBC and reported on CNET.com, the Olympic Games was watched on a mobile device by 210,000 people on Friday (day one), and increased to 476,062 by Monday – that’s double the viewers!
With the announcement of these impressive statistics, [...]


GyPSii moves to Intel Mobile Internet Devices

Permalink: GyPSii moves to Intel Mobile Internet Devices by Alan Harten

Social networking, like many areas of the internet, is moving forward and expanding and changing.
GyPSii is a mobile social networking platform, one of a new breed that intends to allow users to take their virtual world around with them as they travel in the real world.
GyPSii are now hoping to expand mobile social networking [...]

August 22, 2008

HTC to manufacture Palm’s Treo Pro

Permalink: HTC to manufacture Palm’s Treo Pro by David Masters

High Tech Computer (HTC) have won the contract to manufacture the latest smartphone offering from Palm, the Treo Pro.
The Taiwan-based ODM is renowned for producing high quality smartphones, and recently made a name for itself by releasing a smartphone under its own name - the HTC Touch Diamond.
It is believed HTC’s experience making Windows-based smartphones [...]


Kiwis Jump on Local Search Bandwagon

Permalink: Kiwis Jump on Local Search Bandwagon by Alan Harten

In a timely move the Yellow Pages Group in New Zealand has begun its new local mobile search product which utilises mobilePeople’s liquid LOCAL solution.
The new service is aimed at the provision of mobile search that will give New Zealanders’ access to all kinds of local based information, using their using their browser [...]

August 21, 2008

Targeted Advertising over Mobile TV Demonstration at IBC

Permalink: Targeted Advertising over Mobile TV Demonstration at IBC by Alan Harten

Video advertising company Packet Vision, and Udcast, wireless networks IP broadcast solutions provider have got together and produced what they claim is the world’s first solution for targeted television advertising over mobile TV.
They have even put together a technology showcase to demonstrate just how their vision of targeted advertising will be delivered across mobile [...]


AdaptiveMobile says adapt, don’t block international roamers

Permalink: AdaptiveMobile says adapt, don’t block international roamers by Alan Harten

The European Union is not happy with the amount that operators charge their broadband customers when roaming in another EU country. There are rumblings of discontent and veiled threats of legal action to force changes in how roaming charges are implemented.
The EU wields a very big stick and is not afraid to take on all [...]


Two Years From Now Mobile Devices Will be Radically Different

Permalink: Two Years From Now Mobile Devices Will be Radically Different by Alan Harten

Mobile devices are the biggest-selling consumer electronics products in the world, with more than one billion shipping every year which is many times more than other popular devices such as X-Box or Plasma TVs
However, the market is always changing and evolving and respected research company ABI believes that no matter where a company is today [...]


Consumers Using Mobiles For Price Comparison

Permalink: Consumers Using Mobiles For Price Comparison by Alan Harten

High Street retailers need to be ready to face a new threat to their business as more consumers move towards shopping with the help of mobile devices. Broadband Anywhere BT ToGo smartphone commissioned research to try to discover what people have been actually doing with their internet enabled mobile devices when they are on the [...]

August 19, 2008

Momail and FlexMail join for Windows email

Permalink: Momail and FlexMail join for Windows email by Jan Harris

An alliance between Momail and FlexMail is making it easier to send emails from Windows mobiles.
Windows mobile users can now use Momail as their email carrier, and FlexMail as their email reader.
The service provides a range of features, including push mail for webmail accounts, and easier folder management, together with spam and virus [...]

August 18, 2008

Licensing Agency adopts ALLmobile from GoHello

Permalink: Licensing Agency adopts ALLmobile from GoHello by Jan Harris

The Licensing Agency, a marketing agency which specialises in digital content, has replaced its existing telephone system with GoHello’s ALLmobile system.
The Licensing Agency previously used an inbound call management service, which clocked up high charges when calls were diverted to mobiles and office landlines.
As it was a pre-paid service, it also had to be [...]

August 15, 2008

100,000 sign up to FishText

Permalink: 100,000 sign up to FishText by Jan Harris

SMS text message service, FishText, has signed up 100,000 members over the three weeks since its launch.
The service offers SMS text messaging at significantly lower rates than Pay As You Go tariffs, by bypassing mobile operators’ networks.
FishText subscribers can save 95% of the cost of sending messages to contacts overseas, and can also send [...]

August 13, 2008

Google’s Android Phone could be available by September?

Permalink: Google’s Android Phone could be available by September? by Franz Bicar

It has been in several news sites, it has been on different blog sites and tech sites are overflowing with news on Google’s upcoming Android mobile platform. But, until now, the question is, where is it? What has happened to it? For the past few months, Google has been mum about it - and that [...]

August 12, 2008

iPhone 3G enabled with wideband VoIP

Permalink: iPhone 3G enabled with wideband VoIP by Jan Harris

Software licensing company, SPIRIT DSP, has announced that its TeamSpirit 3.0 Voice Engine Mobile brings high quality wideband VoIP applications to Apple’s iPhone 3G.
This provides a valuable opportunity for iPhone 3G applications developers to create wideband VoIP applications, allowing iPhone users to benefit from improved voice quality, as well as the cost savings provided [...]


iPhone Apps Raked in $30M; iPhone App Blacklist Confirmed

Permalink: iPhone Apps Raked in $30M; iPhone App Blacklist Confirmed by Franz Bicar

It has been a month since Apple launched its App Store for the iPhone and the iPod Touch, and so far, its giving them positive results. This is attributed to the reported $30 million Apple has raked in with sales of iPhone and iPod Touch applications via the App Store. Apple CEO, Steve Jobs told [...]

August 7, 2008

SIMable chip shipped to 37 countries

Permalink: SIMable chip shipped to 37 countries by Jan Harris

24/7 Mobile Solutions started shipping its revolutionary mobile phone unlocking chip, SIMable, in April, and in just four months it has been distributed to 37 countries.
www.SIMable.com is attracting up to 4,000 first time visitors each day, giving further evidence of the chip’s success.
The ultra thin chip, which takes just seconds to install in a [...]

August 6, 2008

RipCode in ad partnership with Millennial

Permalink: RipCode in ad partnership with Millennial by Jan Harris

RipCode, Inc., the Internet video solution provider has entered into a partnership with mobile ad company, Millennial Media, Inc., which will significantly enhance ad campaigns for customers.
The partnership will provide a service which integrates Millennial Media’s ad targeting and distribution system with RipCode’s on-demand video transcoding and delivery technology.
It will allow advertisers to [...]