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Dan Lane

Touchnote goes iPhone

by Dan Lane 18th September 2009

Touchnote make postcards from your cameraphone photos and deliver them worldwide, we recently caught up with Ed Hodges, Head of Mobile at Touchnote and someone you may remember from “a previous life” Touchnote is available right now, for free, from the iPhone app store and cards cost £1.49 delivered anywhere in the world, if that […]

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N900 PUSHed as a hacker's best friend

by Dan Lane 15th September 2009

This past Sunday I was invited to London’s Southbank to take a peek at a number of arty hacks centred around the new Nokia N900 tabletyphonething. The hackers involved were from, a creative consultancy that seems to specialise in making physical things that represent the digital world. A lot of what they do seems […]

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Vodafone pay as you go is down for the weekend

by Dan Lane 5th September 2009

We’re hearing that Vodafone UK’s pay as you go top-up service has been completely unavailable since some time yesterday and that the fault most likely won’t be rectified until at least midday tomorrow. While those with sufficient credit won’t notice the outage anyone planning on topping up their credit will be left unable to top-up. […]

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Looking at Vox Sciences

by Dan Lane 28th August 2009

I’m sure every one of our readers is familiar with the controversy surrounding voice to text provider SpinVox. One alternative provider has come to light recently in Vox Sciences, I took a look at their service and sat down with the co-founders to find out more. A quick look at the Vox Sciences website shows […]

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Hutchison Whampoa invests in Spotify, INQ Mobile CEO joins board

by Dan Lane 21st August 2009

News just in that Hutchison Whampoa head honcho Li Ka-shing has invested some of his hard earned pennies into the plucky young music streaming startup Spotify. We don’t know exactly how much but it was enough to get a seat on the Spotify board which he has given to none other than Frank Meehan, the […]

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Dan Lane Hates Mobile (Mobile roundup)

by Dan Lane 21st August 2009

Another Audioboo from me, this time I talk about the new Nokia N900 Tablet phone thing and ramble about SpinVox, Palringo, an exciting new Android handset and I mention making fun of people who look different (pot, kettle, black) in order to get a plug in for James Whatley and his Lucozade Challenge. This ends […]

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SpinVox goes free in the UK

by Dan Lane 19th August 2009

SpinVox have removed all charges for UK users of their Voicemail to E-Mail transcription service. Previously the service was charged at £5 per month. The blog TweetOsphere posted an e-mail sent last week from a SpinVox customer service rep saying “I am happy to advise that all our UK accounts are now complimentary”, the representative […]

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Dan Lane's State of Mobile AudioBoo

by Dan Lane 7th August 2009

I thought I’d try my hand at this AudioBoo lark and so I present to you five whole minutes of my inane ramblings about mobile in which I talk about; AudioBoo, Nokia, Apple, Palm, Google, INQ and SpinVox. I also point out the vastly contrasting head sizes of two industry figureheads: Christina Domecq of aforementioned […]

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