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Symbian Horizon: Here we go again…

by Ben Smith 4th November 2009

Criticising awful application stores has been a hobby of ours for some time now. Symbian Horizon‘s not an application store, but it should be much, much better… On this performance Symbian apps will soon be little more than an enthusiasts’ playground and a commercial train-wreck. Launched this week, Symbian Horizon is both a developer-support programme […]

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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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Evernote: My Favourite App

by Ben Smith 29th June 2009

If you haven’t heard of Evernote, you’ve probably been living under a rock for the last year or so… What started out as a ‘just’ note-taking application grew in June 2008 into a cloud-syncing application with Windows, Mac and Web interfaces, enhanced by ‘clipping’ tools on all three platforms and text-recognition of any any images […]

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App Stores: How hard can it be? [Nokia Ovi Store]

by Ben Smith 26th May 2009

With the launch of Nokia’s OVI store today many, including myself, were expecting – even hoping – that Nokia would re-assert its authority and roll out the ‘mother of all app stores’. The signs have certainly been positive – built-in operator billing (where operators wanted it) and a market that put content and apps side-by-side in an even more seamless way than Apple’s effort were all good news, but now it’s live I worry Nokia are clutching defeat from the jaws of victory.

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