Success of UK mobile market threatened by Post Office [Archive]

by Ben Smith 18th June 2010
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Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose… It seems the UK government’s glacial pace in regulating the use of the airwaves isn’t just a recent phenomenon.

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Demola Innovation Experience: Nokia Image Space Mobile Browser [Video] [Updated]

by Ben Smith 18th June 2010
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In the second of the series of collaborations with The Really Mobile Project, Rafe Blandford of All About Symbian speaks to Severi Uusitalo from Nokia’s Research Centre about the Image Space Mobile Browser concept. Image Space has been in development for some time, although the mobile browsing element demonstrated at the Demola event is new.

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Essential Reading: Offer Free WiFi in the UK at Your Own Risk

by Ben Smith 18th June 2010

Occasional Really Mobile guest contributor Steve Kennedy has written an essential bit of reading for anyone who provides or shares WiFi connections in the UK. There’s a great deal of myth and confusion about recent changes, but this post spells it out… There’s far more than the (little loved) Digital Economy Act to consider. Read […]

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Simple Things: Nokia DC-9 Car Charger

by Ben Smith 17th June 2010
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It can be the simplest things in life which give the most joy and recently as I’ve been using the new, free Ovi Maps to navigate my way around south-west London it’s been a car charger. For real. The Nokia DC-9 Car Charger is an attractive, metal accessory that finally banishes ugly black plastic junk […]

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Demola Innovation Experience: Nokia Augmented Reality Concept [Video]

by Ben Smith 15th June 2010
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Nokia’s Jaakko Keränen demonstrates an augmented reality concept to Rafe Blandford, editor of All About Symbian, in a jointly-produced video shot at the Demola Innovation Experience in Tampere. Nokia call the project ‘Maa’ saying: What if you could see through the Earth? Maa is a novel embodied interaction method for viewing the Earth and geo-spatial […]

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The N8 Hands-on: In Pictures

by Ben Smith 15th June 2010
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Here they are… all of them. If you want to know what the N8 looks like from almost every angle you can think of take a look here. Over 150 pictures of the device and its software… unedited and uncensored.

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Hands on with the N8: Live

by Ben Smith 14th June 2010
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This morning, Nokia’s been showing the N8 to an invited audience… It’s the first time the device has been handed over to bloggers and journalists unsupervised (officially) and we got to hear some background on the device and take some pictures.

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Festival season and mobile: The ugly truth

by James Whatley 14th June 2010
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There now follows a minor rant by James Whatley… ‘Here in the UK, festival season is kicking off a plenty and with the great and the good outdoor musical bonanzas just ’round the corner it falls to the mobile industry to produce a veritable banquet of hand-held software and hardware to help the savvy, mud […]

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