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Week of Win: Winners

by Ben Smith 19th June 2009

Thanks to all our awesome ‘Week of Win‘ competition entrants – the standard was amazing and we’ve really enjoyed reviewing them…  You lot can haz skillz (I think that’s how the young people put it. So, the winners? Listen on the AudioBoo site (mobile friendly) [ MP3 download ] Links for all the entries coming […]

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Week of Win: Attacked by squirrels update

by Ben Smith 18th June 2009

24hrs to go! I’ve just recorded a quick ‘Week of Win‘ update whilst having lunch in St James Park, fighting off a vicious squirrel attack moments earlier to bring you this news: Listen on the AudioBoo site (mobile friendly) [ MP3 download ] Yes it’s only 24hrs (ish) left until the end of ‘Week of […]

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Smith & Whatley: At the N97 launch party

by Ben Smith 17th June 2009

I ventured into London once again this evening to hoover up some free orange juice (it’s a school night) and witness the launch party for the N97, which we’ve been playing with for a little while now (well, since February if you count the prototypes) .  We were amongst good company as Stephen Fry put […]

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AudioBoo(s): Wrapping Up MobAdUK

by Ben Smith 17th June 2009

To finalise our coverage of the day at MobAdUK I spoke to Andrew Grill and Peggy Salz.  Apologies that Peggy’s interview ends slightly abruptly – we ran out of recording time, but the numbers she mentions are too important to skip: Listen on the AudioBoo site (mobile friendly) [ MP3 download ] Listen on the […]

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AudioBoo(s): MobAdUK… What's it all about?

by Ben Smith 15th June 2009

A smorgasbord of interviews – as promised – including Helen Keegan and Ilicco Elia talking about the panels they chair and Jonathan MacDonald giving us the background to the day: Listen on the AudioBoo site (mobile friendly) [ MP3 download ] Listen on the AudioBoo site (mobile friendly) [ MP3 download ] Listen on the […]

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AudioBoo: (Really) Mobile Advertising…

by Ben Smith 15th June 2009

Amidst all the numbers, an interesting approach to mobile advertising in a coffee break… A chap with a camera and large moble screen is doing a roaring trade – we get to see his pictures and the event branding whilst the cards he hands out drive people to the sponsor’s website. Very popular at corporate […]

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Today: Mobile Advertising UK

by Ben Smith 15th June 2009

Today we’ll be producing live coverage from the Mobile Advertising UK conference in London.  There’s a heady mix on the agenda of big-wigs and user advocates and we’ll be bringing you AudioBoos as the day progresses. …and if Mobile Advertising doesn’t really sound up your street…. keep watching.  This fledgling movement will be a key […]

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Ovi Store: 'Comes Without Customer Service'

by Ben Smith 10th June 2009

One week ago I made my first Ovi Store purchase.  I’d played around with it on launch day and voiced my concerns, but to be fair to Nokia the download and install of free apps did work well.  So… time to test the much-celebrated operator billing…. I decided to buy Gravity – Jan Ole Suhr’s […]

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