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Martyn Davies

Skyfire Launch "1.0" Browser for Video and Social Media

by Martyn Davies 27th May 2009

Cutting their own path in the mobile browser market come Skyfire, a US-based company which until now has been running its service in ‘beta’ mode. Today they are launching their official ‘release 1.0’ version, which marks a year of successful public trials.

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'Vodafone Mobile Clicks' Seeks Mobile Talent

by Martyn Davies 18th May 2009

Vodafone’s Mobile Clicks Contest has announced a new deadline of May 22nd for entries from the UK.   Vodafone are seeking mobile entrepreneurs and developers to bring their ideas in for the 2009 competition.  Mobile Clicks, which ran last year in the Netherlands, named three winners: Tipspot, Map the Gap, and the impractically named Nulaz.  This […]

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Tweets in Space

by Martyn Davies 13th May 2009

It hardly makes the news anymore, but yesterday’s launch of the Space Shuttle STS-125 took Mike Massimo into orbit to send the first “tweet” from space.

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“Are We There Yet?”: Experiences with Nokia SportsTracker

by Martyn Davies 12th May 2009

I first came across the idea of tracking sporting activities using a mobile phone back in 2007, when a startup called Sportsdo had built a very nice app (for J2ME handsets), and linked it with an online service. Using a GPS handset (or a Bluetooth GPS with a regular handset), you could track your movements […]

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