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AudioBoo: Palm Pre and O2 "The Smartphone Network?"

by Ben Smith 10th July 2009

With the first European launch announcement for the Palm Pre on Telefónica’s UK network O2 are they becoming the ‘network for smartphones’?  Much of the progress impresses, but I think there’s a few crucial things left to do before O2 (at least) can truly claim that crown. Listen on the AudioBoo site (mobile friendly) [ […]

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Lastminute.com Labs NRU: On iPhone Soon!

by Ben Smith 8th July 2009

Excellent news from the team at Lastminute.com Labs – the NRU app we’re already big fans of on Android is coming to the iPhone.  Here’s there the announcement by Marko, Head of Innovation: On the 19th of June I queued up at our local O2 store to buy the new Apple iPhone 3GS, on the […]

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MoMo Demo stars: I've seen the future

by Ben Smith 6th July 2009

From the file marked ‘how on earth have I not finished writing this up yet?’, a long overdue review of MoMo London… Demo days are great – I get to sit back and watch other people sweat as they present their fledgling projects to the assembled mass.  It’s all too easy for innovators to play […]

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Guest Post: ÜberTwitter for BlackBerry

by Ben Smith 2nd July 2009

We haven’t really talked Blackberry much around these parts since we launched, so mobile guru, man of the people and all-round mobile guru Terence Eden has graciously stepped in to dig us out of that hole. — It’s been a long time since my last post about Twitter on the BlackBerry. Back then I concluded […]

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Guest Post: Apple is delivering the 'Mobile Platform' with iPhone OS 3.

by Ben Smith 2nd July 2009

As the dust has settled on the recent announcements from Apple and Nokia of their latest devices, the launch of Nokia’s OVI store and Apple’s increment to the iPhone OS, friend of the site Julian Cooling considers why it was Apple’s software announcement that has him most excited. I apologise to sensitive readers for the […]

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Evernote: My Favourite App

by Ben Smith 29th June 2009

If you haven’t heard of Evernote, you’ve probably been living under a rock for the last year or so… What started out as a ‘just’ note-taking application grew in June 2008 into a cloud-syncing application with Windows, Mac and Web interfaces, enhanced by ‘clipping’ tools on all three platforms and text-recognition of any any images […]

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Nokia N97: The Definitive Verdict (maybe)

by Ben Smith 22nd June 2009

On the week of launch with UK network operators the team give you their verdict on Nokia’s new flagship N-series device the N97. Should you buy it?

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Week of Win: Winners and Entries

by Ben Smith 21st June 2009

Here they are…. Many thanks to all the entries for our ‘Week of Win’ give-away here are the winners: Nokia N97: David Carrington’s stop-motion video Sony Ericsson W705 with Zeemote Bluetooth joystick: Jim Wild’s cartoons 1 2 3 LG Arena: Mac Morrison’s video SIM4Travel SIM cards: Chris Stobbs’ videos 1 / 2 and ‘Everyday’ Poem […]

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