Seriously Now, Where Are These Mobile Vouchers?

I’ve written about this before, but last week it resulted in me getting less food for my money – which my friends will tell you makes me very angry, so I’m bringing it up again. I was meeting a mate after work for something to eat, the plan was to get onto Money Saving Expert […]

Who Owns The Real Life Billboards On Google Street View?

According to reports, Google is developing the technology to enable them to start selling advertising space on real life billboards and posters in Street View. Google registered a new patent which describes how it plans to identify buildings, posters, signs and billboards and give advertisers the ability to replace these images with their own ads. […]

Is The New iPhone About To Make Video Calling & Mobile TV Popular?

Update: Confirmed – the new iPhone has a front facing camera! Updated: Wrote this post last year before the iPhone 3GS launch, obviously that version didn’t have video calling or mobile tv as its core features but could that change this year? I was a thinking a bit too far ahead last year but now […]

Samsung LED Internet TV | One Step Closer To Mobile Advertising Via NFC?

When I wrote the post about NFC-enabled TVs and Radios to be used with mobile advertising, this is exactly the kind of equipment I had in mind to start making it a reality. Samsung have started adding Wi-Fi to their LED range of televisions. Not only can you use Twitter and Flickr from the on-screen […]

Google Have Just Told Vodafone To Jog On | Will Retail Nexus One Themselves Via Google.com

No sooner than ranting about manufacturers beginning to have the upper hand, Google today confirmed that they intend to turn operators into their bitches. As you all probably know by now, Google are releasing their own phone called the Nexus One. The phone is nice, good features but definitely no iPhone killer. However as suggested by Mobile […]

O2 Launch Mobile Advertising Network O2 More | Are Operators Starting To Feel Insecure?

This is a great follow up to my previous post about the problems with location-based SMS advertising. Two weeks ago, O2 launched their very own SMS advertising network called O2 More. The opt-in program aims to “deliver highly personalised campaigns for advertisers and give customers access to a wide range of exclusive and relevant offers […]

Did The iPhone Getting MMS Functionality In June Cause A Big Impact On MMS Usage In 2009?

2009 is over and very soon the Mobile Data Association will be releasing its messaging figures for the year just gone. These are going to be much more interesting (to me anyway) than most years because of one thing – the iPhone. In June last year, Apple released the 3.0 update which enabled long-awaited MMS […]

The Mobile Inc 'Mobile & Social Networking Predictions For 2010"

After feeling very left out by seeing tons of other blogs post their predictions for 2010, I decided to do my own and why not. Here are some of my thoughts for the next 12 months. Enjoy and discuss. Mobile and Social Networking Predictions for 2010 By Mobile Inc Tweet

Juniper | 3 Million Britons Now Redeeming Coupons Via Their Mobile Phone.. Sounds Great But..

Last month I got a email from the guys at Juniper with some lovely mobile coupon statistics that got a few blogs excited about the progression of mobile coupons: Personal Marketing Comes of Age with 3 million Britons Now Redeeming Coupons via Their Mobile Phone – According to New Juniper Survey According to a new survey […]

Why Location Based Coupons/Advertising Won't Work In Its Current Form

No sooner than my post about location about to become interesting for consumers, Techcrunch posted an article about a concept by AT&T for ‘on-the-go’ mobile coupons. Ever since the dawn of time mobile marketers have been using the ‘Starbucks coupon’ example to sell the idea of location based coupons into brands and businesses. I’ve used […]