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Ubuntu Mobile – gaining traction ? 

April 1, 2015

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well lets hope so. I saw the devices at Mobile World Congress, and I was impressed,  ot was by far the best of the “other” mobile operating systems. Jolla’s Sailfish was ok,  but amaterish,  Firefox was just too slow,  I mean unusably, horribly slow (and too round), but Ubuntu was familiar, quick, easy to work […]

Mobile impact in Black Friday

December 3, 2014

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[note  iwork for IBM,  so I thought I should declare that before you begin] So Black Friday has been and gone,  the last of the turkey has been eaten, and we are all back at work. IBM produces the reference report for Black Friday online sales, and for the last few years has looked at the […]

iBeacons have arrived at Regent Street

July 3, 2014

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    A mobile marketing friend of mine*, David, sent me this link … The Crown Estate is giving Regent Street a huge technology makeover, providing iBeacons in all stores in this area. Accompanied by an official Regent Street app, shoppers will be able to receive personalised offers and discounts, based on purchase and browsing history. “We want […]

waterproofing – taking your mobile for a swim, or not as the case may be

April 4, 2014

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We’ve all done it,   or seen it happen,  a phone, a drink, a careless swipe of the arms and tragedy ensues. Something like a third of accidents that kill phones are due to water damage. So is waterproofing worthwhile. Well the Galaxy S5, the Sony’s they are not waterproof,  only water resistant.  you cannot leave them […]