Last week Facebook invited the US blogosphere to a Mobile Event commencing on today (November 3rd) at 10:30 am California time, 18:30 CET. A couple of weeks before TechCrunch speculated we might see a Facebook Phone in the very near future. Facebook’s HQ denied the rumors so what we might end up seeing today is(…)
According to last week’s Google I/O we have expected the much acclaimed Android 2.2 update, neatly codenamed “Froyo”, to roll-out to our devices in late June. While Google has now confirmed that the launch phase already started, chances are, you are not one of the lucky ones serviced first. Originally discovered by phandroid there is,(…)
Over at The Next Web I’ve published an “extended executive summary” about everything you need to know about Palm’s new smartphone: The Palm Pre. The Palm Pre, which some people tout to become an “iPhone killer”, will not be immediately available in Europe as it does not support the GSM/UMTS standards, yet. But anyway, if(…)
Today Nokia has launched it’s response to Apple’s App Store, an event which has been eagerly expected by the industry. I’ve covered my first hand experience with the Ovi Store and more specifically how it relates to Apple’s offering over at The Next Web. Though I’ve got to admit being a bit biased, given that(…)
(For latest thoughts follow me on twitter!) Today Vodafone announced plans to “Redefine the Mobile Internet Experience”. The essence of the announcement is in the first three paragraphs: Vodafone is to stimulate a new generation of mobile internet applications by providing internet service developers with a single point of access to Vodafone’s global customer base.(…)
Over at the LinkedIn Mobilists group I’ve started a discussion related to Apple’s Push Notifications. How do Push Notifications actually work in the network? What did Apple do? Here is a blond guess: They use the existing SMS infrastructure. Intercept a special “type” of SMS on iPhone OS level (based on sender & message body)(…)
Pinch Media published a cool presentation regarding App Store dynamics. Here it is: iPhone AppStore Secrets – Pinch MediaView more presentations from pinchmedia.
I’d like to get your opinion, so please do use the comment feature of my blog to respond! Nobody doubts that the landing of the iPhone on our planet serves as kind of a game changer for at least the smartphone business. A multitude of devices are already following the way Apple has paved and(…)
It’s funny to see how RIM, the BlackBerry manufacturer, tries to shoot Apple in the new commercials they’ve started to publish: It’s good to see how Apple inspires the entire industry to think different.
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