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Mobile TV's Real Killer App

by: Gary Hayes

Will watching TV on your mobile itself be the killer app or is something else beyond that be more likely to fly. Firstly lets tackle the question of will there be a significant mobile TV audience. According to this report by IMS research nearly half a billion people will be watching TV on their mobile phone!

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The Good, The Bad, The Ugly of Mobile

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Can the iPhone Hit Crucial Network Density for Noticable Cluster Effects?

by: danah boyd

On Friday morning, I was shocked to find my always-empty neighborhood AT&T store host to a long line of iPhone cravers. What shocked me even more was that the diverse group didn't look like typical Apple consumers. They sold out quickly and are still sold out.

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The Future of Retail: Instant Price Match

by: Ilya Vedrashko

The obvious future of in-store experience: you find something you like, reach into your pocket for a small device, scan the barcode, and the device tells you whether and were the same product is available for a lower price. Brick-and-mortar stores become little more than showrooms for merchandise bought elsewhere.

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Cellphone Only Content

by: Gary Hayes

According to a Reuters report Cingular’s COO thinks things are about to get very interesting in the mobile phone video/TV department. Today they unveiled a deal that will make available a range of content from the US’s leading cable content company HBO.

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Designing for Mobile People Not Mobile Devices

by: Karl  Long

“We must focus on mobile people, not mobile devices. In other words, we are not merely shrinking in size a Web experience, but creating an entirely new platform for communication and interaction.”

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Nokia's Mobile Phone Strategy

by: Design Translator

Alec Saunders has written a great article on Nokia’s mobile phone product strategy. While the article just touches on Industrial Design, he gives good examples on how product strategies, combined with a good understanding of the consumer, is used to drive innovative designs for Nokia.

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Why is Twitter Exploding? Because It's a Conversation Ecosystem.

by: David Armano

Lots of chatter happening round the blogosphere regarding Twitter, between Forrester's Peter Kim and Jeremiah (also of Forrester).

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How to Twitter Conferences Like a Rock Star

by: David Armano

I'm fast approaching having 3000 followers on Twitter. Though my followers on Twitter don't match the readership of this blog, it's a fairly substantial audience and I've found Twitter to be incredibly useful in a number of ways which I've spoken about at length several times.

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Social Networks 2.0 - Data Portability and Gated Social Networks

by: Idris Mootee

I have so many responses from my last post, I wanted to explore that subject more next week so for those who sent me emails or posted here plese bear with me and I will get back to you on those discussions. For now, I want to share some thoughts on social networks. We are all wondering how social networking is likely to evolve once we get past the current hype cycle. It is always good to start from the motivations of these social networks.

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