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Carnival of the Mobilists #194

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Ahead of CTIA later this week, this edition of the Carnival of the Mobilists is being hosted by Tsahi Levent-Levi on his VoIP Survivor blog. This week brings an incredible line-up of topics and contributors: A couple of posts on mobile advertising (including mine pleading for engagement as a crucial factor of ad success), the ideal app store, mobile learning and a whole host on the use of mobile apps in the workplace (including one with a Blackberry in a bakery!) and corporate environment in general plus a look on…read more

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The Carnival of the Mobilists #193 is Here

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This week it is on me to welcome the world of mobile blogging to my own pastures for this week’s edition of the Carnival of the Mobilists. We have an abundance of variety, showing how incredibly diverse this “little” niche has already become. We’re having – amongst other things – general market overviews, novel handsets, subscription services, mobile learning, how smartphones will look like, an interview with an old colleague, learnings to be drawn from the airline industry (yes, really!) and, last but not least a take on why mobile…read more

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Carnival of the Mobilists #192

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The 192nd iteration of the Carnival of the Mobilists is under way. This week’s edition is hosted by C Enrique Ortiz on his About Mobility blog and features an overview of Opera Mini 5, a background story on app stores (juicy: written by a Qualcomm exec), some stuff on mobile learning and, last but not least, my own “little” contribution on mobile’s role in the transformation of the music business (which also received a “favourite of the week” note; thanks C Enrique!). Check it out, it is well worth a…read more

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Carnival of the Mobilists # 181

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It’s not yet Monday but the ever-present Andrew Grill who is hosting this week’s edition of the Carnival of the Mobilists on his London Calling blog has it live already. Read it here. My recent post on the evolution of the model of mobile game aggregators (or mobile content aggregators in general) is featuring as are posts on the mobile Internet and how it differs from that other Internet, (mobile) cloud computing, the future (or no future) of s60 as well as IBM’s Twitter use during the recent Wimbledon tennis…read more

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Carnival of the Mobilists #180

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This week’s Carnival of the Mobilists is hosted by Rudy de Waele on his unmissable M-Trends blog. Rudy gives us a round up of last week’s mobile blogging highlights in spite of injury… Hats off as always! Hope you get better soon! His contributor lists reads like a who’s who of mobile blogs: Ajit Jaokar, Carl Martin, Carlo Longino, Dennis Bournique, C. Enrique Ortiz, James Coops, Jamie Wells, Judy Breck, Marek Pawloski, Mark K. Kramer, Phil Barrett, Ronan Mandel and Tomi T Ahonen all contributed (yes, I know I was…read more

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Carnival of the Mobilists # 178

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Welcome to the Carnival of the Mobilists, which has finally arrived on this blog, and how timely, too! Last week marked not only the launch of the long-awaited Palm Pre but also featured Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference (without Steve Jobs threatening to quit this time), so the theme would appear to being set: it is all about smarter phones, is it not? And, lo and behold, this is exactly what this week’s worthy posts focused on, and from a variety of angles. It apparently energized some of the best and…read more

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Carnival of the Mobilists #175

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The Carnival of the Mobilists #175 is being hosted over by Igor Faletski at his Mobify blog, and you can read it here. Included is my post on Vodafone’s forthcoming app store as well as a couple of great contributions on use of mobile technology in the education sector as well as politics, Palm OS/WebOS (see also my last update on the Pre), history of innovation in mobile technology, and, and, and. Now, go read!

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