You are sitting at your desk when you hear that notification sound from your mobile. You are working on something, you are trying to concentrate and get things done, but you cannot resist. You reach your smartphone because you feel like you have to check what that notification was. Done. You are lost. A few […]
This is the presentation I gave at the Marcus Evans conference on the future of Mobile Messaging. The conference title was "Next generation mobile messaging". The main messages I want to transfer is The Internet of Things is becoming a reality. Not only humans can send messages. (Social) Application can send messages. Objects can send […]
You will be able to access Skype services while you are hitting the road without having to be a 3 customer in Europe or firing up your laptop in a WiFi covered area You will finally be free from you mobile phone plan and you will be able to talk and chat for free forever! … (Well on some mobile phones it will be possible but they are a few) This means that you will always need to have your application running in the foreground consuming battery power at a much faster rate compared to the idle state.
Qik is a brand new service that wille let you stream live content from your mobile phone to the Internet. Qik delivers a simple application to install on your mobile phone that will take control of your mobile phone camera and will deliver your video stream to QIK servers. From what I can read from […]
Yahoo! has released version 3.0 of their popular Yahoo!Go mobile service. According to their press release (that you may read by clicking here) their goal is to “enable and lead a mobile ecosystem” … “by providing indispensable & compelling services to consumers, developers, publishers and advertisers”. An old marketing colleague told me years ago that […]
As you know from my previous post, last week I was sitting with more than twenty brilliant people talking about mobile internet and the future of mobile devices, between other things. I met a lot of people with clever ideas and initiatives for the future. After spending more that three years in Innovation and some […]
It really seems that all operators are signing agreements with all the major internet players. 3 is launching services with MSN, Yahoo, Google and Skype, Vodafone with YouTube and MySpace. Same thing seems to be happening with handset vendors. Just look at the last Nokia press release announcing an agreement with YouTube while, historically, they […]
Yesterday I talked about how User Generated Content will fit in the mobile ecosystem. Today I would like to go a little bit further with some considerations. It’s perfectly true that you may be much more interested in content generated by your friends than in content generated by unknown people. I also said that the […]