Thems lots of apples, I mean, phones

And remember, 80% will be in emerging markets. Are you ready to capitalize on all those new subscribers who have no PC or fixed line phone, aspire to have access to Web services, and don’t speak English? Link: Nokia – Nokia outlines industry dynamics and growth at AGM – Press Releases – Press – About […]

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Jason Fried wants: Less Phone: The Moto PEBL

Less is more. Simplicity vs Complexity. A few things well, rather than everything mediocre. We keep coming back to the fact that folks use their phones for only a few things (primarily: voice, sms, camera, alarm). Yet, the smartphone keeps getting more: more apps, more screen size, more icons, more buttons. Jason has some nice […]

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mojo on: It’s Hard Out Here Being a Blog Pimp

More on the Mobikyo story. Link: It’s Hard Out Here Being a Blog Pimp | 3/26/2006 | mobile jones. My blogging has definitely been side tracked this week by the on going conversations around my Mobikyo post.  Much of this discussion has taken place either via email or IRC with most agreeing that the implementation […]

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anti-mega on: smart goods – the story so far

Chris is an extremely creative and clever guy at Nokia. Here he tells a great story about his Nabaztag bunny. It’s a story about how to design ambient devices in this ubiquitous computing era, how to make your product more interesting by raising the option value (hackability), and the fun stuff he’s already done with […]

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danah boyd on: Friendster lost steam. Is MySpace just a fad?

James Reilly pointed out a great essay by danah boyd on MySpace, comparing it to and making prediction based on the tragic trajectory of Friendster. There are many aspects to this great analysis:– social currency– community critical mass – community leadership – social discovery and delight – cultural capital vs hegemonic capital– moral panic– collapsed […]

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