Category Archives: Mobile Communication

Here’s your chance to help me decide on which new smartphone to get

I am a big fan of crowdsourcing.  Not for everything as sometimes you need to just go your own way and forsake popular opinion.  At least that’s what I do sometimes.    However when it comes to deciding on a new … Continue reading

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Supercell is the latest fast rising online game fad company

Following is an article from last week’s Wall Street Journal that I found extremely interesting as it relates to the ‘faditzation’ of mobile games. (I have edited it only slightly.) ‘Last week on October 16 Japan’s  Softbank Corp. agreed to … Continue reading

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Mobile blogging on how advertising tries to impact me

Sitting on the 11:39 p.m. train with an hour on my hand, I notice the train ads ( kind off liking OOH BTW), I realize I’ve never mobile blog posted, (can that be written?) and I find the three ads … Continue reading

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In flight internet service offers poor customer value

More than three years ago I wrote a post noting that gogo internet service http://www.gogoair.com was so-so.   I’ve used the service when available and again this past week I flew on a certain airline that offered the gogo internet service.    I’m here … Continue reading

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Google Chromecast – a wicked right cross to the cable TV industry or a patsy?

When I saw the news last week announcing Google Chromecast’s new plug in wi-fi device the first thing I thought was ‘Could a $35 device really hurt the cable TV industry?’.   Reading @jeffjarvis excellent post http://buzzmachine.com/2013/07/24/googles-tv/  from last week apparently … Continue reading

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New mobile ‘Apperating’ systems are changing the way we use our smart phones

Give Wired Magazine the credit for coming up with the term ‘Apperating system’ as it applies to the home screens and general navigation on smart phone devices.  Writer @ryantate did an excellent job in his June 2013 article, explaining the concept … Continue reading

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Google buying battery hog Waze is smart – as long as you have power nearby

The news last week was abuzz with Google’s latest $1 billion acquisition of crowd source navigation application WAZE.  Bloomberg.com had this to offer – “Google needs to maintain supremacy in maps, as they are a key to mobile advertising,” Andrew Frank, … Continue reading

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