Category: mobile

Update on my eComm presentation

This has not made it to the eComm site yet, but here’s what my 5-minute lightning talk will be about: Mobile phones are practically ubiquitous. Everyone carries them and most of them are turned on and connected 24×7. Today’s mobile…

Spykee iPhone Hack

At left you’ll see my first cut at a rudimentary Spykee mini-console for iPhone.  If you’re familiar with the standard PC or Mac Spykee console app, you’ll recognize many of the functions. This app only implements a sub-set of the…

100 Million Apps Installed from iPhone App Store

Steve Jobs today reported that in the first 60 days, iPhone and iPod touch users have downloaded more than 100 million applications from the App Store. My guess is that’s more mobile phone application installations than all mobile phones combined,…

Why iPhone is not “boring”

I’ve seen several comments and posts recently suggesting that iPhone is just another boring story. I believe an historic day passed us by last week. Sure, Apple opening up the iPhone App Store received some press, but I haven’t yet…

S60 Google Maps on N95 Rocks

I my recent post “N95 GPS Revisited”, I mentioned that I’d be trying and reporting on the new native Symbian S60 version of Google Maps as an alternative to the pre-loaded Nokia mapping application. Well, in short, the Google app…

Symbian Signed Followup

Bruce Carney from Symbian was nice enough to comment on my earlier “Why Symbian Signed must die” post. There is no intent to prevent long term access. The Symbian Signed infrastructure hit a step change in demand. In periods of…

T-mobile offers Vonage-like service

Last year, T-mobile introduced a Wi-Fi calling UMA service called @Home, a mobile handset-based service. The idea was that you would use your mobile handset exclusively as a replacement for a standard home phone. The selling proposition of this service…