Tag: mobile

  • Mike Torres and his gadgets

    While some of us talk about the upcoming convergence of television, PCs, and mobile, Mike Torres (Lead Program Manager for MSN Spaces) is living it. Right on Mike for blazing the trail!

  • QR Code shortcuts text entry

    This is  old news for those of you who have been to Japan. Anyone that’s used UPS or Fedex has seen these newfangled barcodes (QR code stands for "quick read") that allow them to be scanned from any direction. There is a lot of information that you can pack into these codes which can hold […]

  • Fluid Market for Ringtones

    In the March 7th New Yorker, Sasha Frere-Jones writes about the cell phone ringtone industry which, in 2004, generated $4 billion dollars in worldwide sales (only $300 million from the US). In Korea, the ringtone market outsells the CD single market. There is a newer, higher quality version of the ringtone that is just gaining […]

  • GPS Photoblog

    So totally cool. My sister has hooked up a GPS unit to her cell phone and is moblogging with coordinates. She did this before, back in 2003, but that was in Japan, high-tech gadget heaven.

  • Smart Mobs

    One of the nice things about going on vacation is that you get to catch up on all that reading that you want to do. One of the books I read was Howard Rheingold’s Smart Mobs which has given me a lot to think about. This book has been out for a couple of years […]

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