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The Reading List: Sat 3rd October

by Ben Smith 3rd October 2009

Welcome to a new feature we’re testing on The Really Mobile Project from this week… The ‘Reading List’. The Reading List is a short selection of the stories that interested us over the last week for you to browse over brunch / a pint / in the park with your cider in a paper bag […]

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Team Update: Vikki Chowney launches Reputation Online

by Ben Smith 2nd October 2009

An exciting bit of team news for those wondering ‘how do the team fill the long, lonely hours between blogging and celebrity parties?’ Really Mobile’s very own Vikki Chowney launched her brand new project this week: Reputation Online. Reputation Online is the latest addition to the New Media Age (NMA) family and is a free […]

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Niall Murphy of The Cloud: Viewers' Questions [Part 2 of 2]

by Ben Smith 1st October 2009

Niall Murphy completes this two part video interview by answering viewers’ questions. See part 1 for Niall’s views on mobile internet, 3G, WiFi, the impending ‘capacity crunch’ and Digital Britain. Out thanks to Ilicco Elia and Reuters for their hospitality and the venue.

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Niall Murphy of The Cloud: 3G, Capacity Crunch & Digital Britain [Part 1 of 2]

by Ben Smith 28th September 2009

Niall Murphy talks to Ben and Vikki about The Cloud, the future for mobile internet and  Digital Britain. Niall makes a case for mobile internet delivered by 3G and WiFi and highlights the impending ‘capacity crunch’ as our increasing demand for bandwidth exceeds the rate at which the technology can satisfy it.  He also raises […]

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Moto CLIQ / DEXT: Another Android battery muncher? (An emerging theme?)

by Ben Smith 28th September 2009

Within seconds of its announcement I knew I wouldn’t be buying Motorola’s new DEXT (CLIQ in the US) Android handset, however exciting their social aggregation platform BLUR looked. It’s an exclusive to Orange at launch… However, it is an important release… For Android-fans (that’s me) handset choices have been far too limited. HTC‘s build quality […]

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Interface Preview: Vodafone 360 Samsung H1

by Ben Smith 25th September 2009

Following the official launch of Vodafone 360 today, this short preview of the Samsung H1 arrived in our inbox today without much explanation…  We haven’t seen it elsewhere so we’ll share it with you. If you’ve seen any other videos of interface walk-throughs please let us know in the comments.  There’s already an official simulator […]

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TedxTuttle: Looking back for the future?

by Ben Smith 24th September 2009

In our first short video produced in partnership with TelecomTV, Vikki Chowney and Leila Makki (@leilamakki) visited the TedxTuttle event last week to see what the future of technology would look like.  But as Maggie Philbin, long-time presenter of the BBC’s  Tomorrow’s World warned them, it’s extremely difficult to pinpoint what will take off… See […]

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O2 confirm Palm Pre UK launch date / pricing

by Ben Smith 24th September 2009

This morning O2 have confirmed the release date for the Palm Pre in the UK will be Friday, 16th October. The device will be free on 18 month contracts of £44.05 per month or more and £96.89 on cheaper 18 month contracts with an included ‘unlimited’ data and WiFi deal similar to the iPhone package. Full […]

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