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Cell phones, micro-projectors & GPS to give rise to “metavision”?


Imagine a world hidden from our eyes, one of words, pictures and movies, on almost any surface, anywhere in the world. Imagine this invisible world being all around you, out of sight yet close at hand. And to see this new world? You’d need nothing more than a next generation mobile phone…


iPhone price cut a costly call for Jobs?


Apple’s iPhone came at the mobile phone market as if the cell phone hadn’t been invented yet. While the iPhone isn’t entirely without faults, it’s clear that the boundaries of what can be achieved within the confines of a mobile device have been nudged that little bit further. However, what Apple seems to have failed […]


Apple iPhone: DOA?


I for one won’t be buying an Apple iPhone once it’s released later this month. I don’t see enough compelling reasons to buy such a “me too” product. I watched with keen interest the recent Apple iPhone Guided Tour and identified a long, long list of essential features that are simply not there…


Virus risk as Apple iPhone goes Web 2.0


For all of the talk of “Walled Gardens” and proprietary development for the iPhone, the news of Apple making the iPhone a full-blown Web 2.0 citizen of the ‘Net just got breezed over for the most part. Well I have a theory about that… Some of the comments I read, scattered hither & thither around […]


Last.fm should buy Shazam, Musicovery


I’ve been using Last.fm for yonks, and it’s a place I don’t frequent as often as I used to. The music discovery process is intuitive, and encourages a love-thy-neighbour kind of attitude, as those with similar tastes are nudged into your profile page. So rather than have you go hunt down people of similar musical […]