Category Archives: Mobile devices


cd-roms and ipads – analysis of publishing as a workflow and why iPad will not save glossy magazines. “For those of you blessed with senile amnesia or youth, CD-ROMs were the first wave of “interactive media” in the mid-eighties, and the great hope for publishing houses struggling to understand what they might be doing in the […]

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Mobile, iPad

Liking picstory A story written within one picture, created on an iPhone from idea to tweet 4 ways to turn your mobile phone into an e-reader Passwordincorrect OERCommons search app for iPhone/iPod touchOER Search provides a quick and easy way to discover high quality open educational resources that are freely available online. Search from 30,000 […]

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Digital Britain forum

The Digital Britain summit Watch live stream Numerous links to blogs, including Write To Reply. Live Twitter feed @digitalbritain Gordon Brown, Peter Mandelson, OFCOM, cable companies -all the players.

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iPhone OS 3.0

Live iPhone OS 3.0 event coverage from “We are SO excited about this. Incredible features for devs and our customers. Let me re-cap: in-app purchase, peer-to-peer connectivity, accessories, embeddable maps, push notifications, cut/copy/paste/undo, landscape keyboarding, MMS, new app (Voice Memos), CalDAV / ICS subs, stock enhancements, search and Spotlight… just a few of the […]

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Funk, Google Voice, TBL on privacy

The Mother of All Funk Chords – Kutiman’s amazing YouTube remix Mother of all funk chords is also top video on Icerocket Twitter search Which means everybody’s talking about it.  That and Google voice.  ” Google Voice, unveiled Thursday, will revolutionize telephones. It unifies your phone numbers, transcribes your voice mail, blocks telemarketers and […]

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It’s like that

“It’s like that … and that’s the way it is.” RUN-DMC vs. Jason Nevins Radio news Requiem for satellite radio The New York Times says Sirius XM is preparing for possible bankruptcy ‘A bankruptcy would make Sirius XM one of the largest casualties of the credit squeeze. With over $5 billion in assets, it would […]

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Amazon: Kindle 2 on Feb 9

Version 2 of Amazon’s Kindle ebook reader will be announced on February 9th. New York Times has the story.

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Chrome: who and why

Wired has a piece by Steven Levy on the team behind Google’s Chrome browser. Inside Chrome: The Secret Project to Crush IE and Remake the Web. (Their Capital Letters, Not Mine.) Fascinating glimpse into the development process and an easy introduction to the technologies used in Chrome. Jack Schofield in the Guardian thinks the secrecy […]

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iPhone developer news

Do the right thing Apple to developers We have decided to drop the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) for released iPhone software. (Via Daring Fireball) Nobody reads EULAs Flashmagazine reports a Senior Director of Engineering at Adobe confirming that Adobe have a Flash player for iPhone in development. We’ve been here before. In March Sun announced they […]

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Google G1

Google G1 mobile phone launches. Piece by the Guardian’s Richard Wray gives the background. Open Handset Alliance vs Apple iPhone and Nokia’s newly-free Symbian. And “For many people in the developing world, the only way they are likely to get on the web, for the foreseeable future, is through a mobile device. A quarter of […]

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