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Ben Smith

Announcing: We are 'official media' and our 1st supporter

by Ben Smith 6th May 2009

The Really Mobile team are delighted to be able to make two fantastic announcements today: We are officially a ‘media partner’ for the Mobile Advertising UK conference to be held on the 15th June in London.  Readers of the The Really Mobile Project will be able to access discounted tickets to the event via an […]

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Google Latitude: An 'insidious threat'?

by Ben Smith 5th May 2009

In February Google announced Latitude – an extension to Google Maps which added social location-sharing on web and mobile devices. Relatively unremarkable in terms of feature-set it does, however, stand-out in terms of the accuracy of location sensing and the range of devices it runs on. Almost immediately privacy concerns were raised in the UK by […]

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Video Diary: Ben on the future of 'The Really Mobile Project'

by Ben Smith 5th May 2009

Ben talks about the future of The Really Mobile Project and a few items that are in the works, including a quick look at the LG Arena and the Sonim XP3 which we’ll be looking at further in the future.

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Thanks for all your feedback!

by Ben Smith 5th May 2009

Thanks to everyone who got in touch with feedback on the site – it’s really appreciated and helps us make the site that’s somewhere pleasent to be.  We’ll try not to post too much about the site (rather than the mobile stuff you came to read), but we wanted to let you know we are […]

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AND WE ARE LIVE!

by Ben Smith 29th April 2009

That’s right everyone, The Really Mobile Project is finally here. Take a look around, have a play with the site and absorb some of our initial content. We’ve been working hard on this one and while we’re only  really just getting started (see what we did there?), rest assured that we’re here to stay. It’s […]

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Video Diary: Ben Smith at the AQA2U launch

by Ben Smith 27th April 2009

For my first video diary segment I went to a noisy bar to meet Colly Myers, the CEO of ‘answers by text’ service AQA to discuss the launch of their new text messaging ‘broadcast system’ AQA2U. The service uses the power of their team of ‘question answerers’ to provide an easy-to-use premium text service Colly […]

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Three have quietly launched their first Blackberry service

by Ben Smith 22nd April 2009

In a blogger’s meeting with Three last night at their Holborn store, I was chatting to some of the Three and 1000heads / 3mobilebuzz guys over a beer.  I asked, as I always do, where the Blackberry Bold we were shown at their ‘Chirstmas in July’ event last year had got to.  Low and behold […]

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QIK plus MAXRoam? Not as awesome as you'd think [updated].

by Ben Smith 15th April 2009

Yesterday QIK and MaxRoam announced a collaboration ‘QIKRoam’ which allows you to buy a QIK-branded MAXRoam SIM with pre-pay credit that can be used for live-streaming video whilst overseas.  In effect, it’s just a co-branded version of the existing MAXRoam product, but it highlights the recently-introduced data capability MAXRoam have nicely and appeals to the video […]

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