"Where the hell is that Whatley guy?"

by James Whatley 15th July 2009

The short answer? Namibia (and more). The longer answer is tad more complicated… Some of the more observant Really Mobile followers out there may have noticed of late that Sir Ben of Smith has been running around keeping the lights on for all and sundry. While he has delivered some spectacular posts, it’s about time […]

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Me and my Eseries, episode one

by Vikki Chowney 14th July 2009

Some of you may be aware that my trademark E71 has been out of action for some time. Well, it seems that I can’t actually get it fixed now, because of ‘water damage’. I say ‘water’ because actually, not four hours after I received my shiny new handset way back in October of last yea, […]

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Apple, I never thought I’d say it …

by Jonathan Jensen 13th July 2009

I never thought I’d say it but I much prefer my iPhone to my Nokia E63. I’ve played with the iPhone on a number of occasions and always been impressed by the user experience but felt it was lacking in a number of areas, for example the ability to customise it in the way you […]

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Dear Robert Scoble, No. Sorry.

by Ben Smith 10th July 2009

Hot news from the ‘Travelling Geeks‘ tour that hit the UK this week – Robert Scoble’s just blogged that ‘Europe no longer matters to lead position in mobile‘.  He makes a number of observations: That European consumers are ‘stuck in a texting rut’, but people in San Francisco/ New York understand the importance of the […]

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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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Computing's Past: Station X and modern encryption

by Martyn Davies 4th July 2009

One of last month’s highlights for me was visiting Bletchley Park, for one of their geek meetups… In World War II, Bletchley Park (codenamed Station X) was a secret code-breaking site that decoded messages from Enigma and Lorenz cipher machines, hoping to put the most crucial secrets in Churchill’s hands by lunchtime each day.  They […]

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