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MWC: alternative stats

I think this is the last 3GSM08 post (yes, still refusing to called it MWC) I am going to make, but hey hey, it’s a light-hearted one, so why not one more…. OnePointSurveys and mBlox have released their final “Alternative Congress Stats wrap-up” – for those of you not familiar, mBlox commissioned OnePointSurveys to conduct…

Follow-up: video: Imagination Techologies

Remember a few days back I mentioned about gaming, and how it should be advancing due to things like hardware acceleration? Well there is a nice short video on the BBC News website, which features a mini-interview with a spokesman from Imagination Technologies – one of the companies involved in this next generation of boosting…

UK: knives are out already for Mobile sales at Xmas 08!

No sooner have we crossed the mid-point of February (highlighted nicely with Valentine’s Day!), than a story about Xmas 08 appears – stop the madness! Where will it all end!? Anyway, this story is about the battlelines being drawn up for Christmas as regards what the “hero” devices might be – in the Prepay segment…

SE: new interface for selected devices

Ericsson have launched the “Ericsson Multimedia Communication Suite (MCS)”, with the goal of integrating web 2.0 content feeds in to the UI. The UI will be making an appearance on select devices, such as the SE W760i End users will have access to new services from existing applications – so for example, knowing presence information…

Post-MWC roundup…

So Mobile World Congress (MWC) is all done now, and for me personally it was a hectic period – probably too hectic, on reflection. Lots of deals were done, alcohol consumed – oh, and there were some Mobile devices and services there too. Below are just a couple of offbeat observations from the show: People…

Zi Corporation unveiled QixLinks

Zi Corporation, a leading provider of intelligent interface solutions, recently announced the introduction of QixLinks and QixLinks Ads, two radical new developments of its on-device search and discovery engine Qix. These products will offer users direct access to portal content and advertisements, driving greater ARPU for operators. QixLinks and QixLinks Ads are targeted to deliver…

S60 Programming: A Tutorial Guide released

At the 3GSM Symbian Press/Wiley showcased its new title – “S60 Programming: A Tutorial Guide”. The book is co-authored by Reuben Edwards, senior lecturer in mobile applications and a Forum Nokia Champion, and Reuben Edwards, lecturer in games and m-commerce who has been at the forefront of innovative mobile multimedia application development for over ten…

Greenphone caught on 3GSM

Yet another Linux platform. This one is developed by Qtopia. Their Greenphone recently went on sale, but only for the interested developers. What will happen with this platform – it’s hard to tell at the moment. One thing is certain – at the end, we’ll have no more than 2-3 mainstream Linux platforms. In the…

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