Monthly Archives: January 2011

Contactless payment technology, nearly there (sigh)

I bank with one of the big four banks (are there still four after all those mergers?) and have done so ever since being ejected from the school and packed off to university a l-o-n-g time ago.  And hence I … Continue reading

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Content providers – avoid the carriers for billing!

This sounds like a case of stating the blindingly obvious. In a recent article, Simon Buckingham made the point that mobile operators will always have aconflict of interests when billing users for third party content services.  Operators have their own plans … Continue reading

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The end of WML?

I read the other today that the BBC has now dropped WML from its mobile website.  For such a significant content provider as the BBC to drop this format must signal the end for this original, now rather quaint, format … Continue reading

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Goodbye to NuevaSync (and others…)

When I retired from corporate life, one challenge that I had to overcome was how to organise my calendar.  In corporate life I had put all my activities, home and work, into Outlook running on the company’s Exchange servers.  But … Continue reading

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