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Video of Jeff Bezos from Amazon Announcing The Fire Phone

June 18, 2014 by Lisa Oshima | Events, Mobile, Review
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2013 World Series Game Winning Obstruction Call Captured with The Sony NEX-6 Camera (A Review)

October 29, 2013 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Research, Review
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I recently bought the Sony NEX-6, and I brought it with me to the World Series this weekend. This great little compact SLR camera packs a punch… Here’s the shot I took of the now game ending obstruction call that won the St. Louis Cardinals Game 3 over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. We […]

Tech Blogging: Speed vs. Substance

July 2, 2012 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Events, Mobile, Social Media, Uncategorized
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When I started writing this blog in 2006, few bloggers were talking about social media, and even fewer were talking about mobile.  Today, that’s all changed.  Convergence is at hand, and it’s even more spectacular than many could have imagined.  Everything becoming more social and mobile, and the speed at which information moves is intense. […]

Lisa Whelan is now Lisa Oshima!

May 29, 2012 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Social Media
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I recently married Rob Oshima and am changing my name from Lisa Whelan to Lisa Oshima.  I am transitioning my social profiles and SocializeMobilize.com to reflect my new name.

Facebook Hack Day, Palo Alto, CA

October 28, 2011 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Events, Mobile, Social Media
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I’m at Facebook’s headquarters in Palo Alto, CA today to hear about Facebook’s new HTML5 platform… I’ll be updating my notes from the event throughout the day, below. Refresh regularly: First up… Mark Zuckerberg. 350,000,000 people monthly are touching Facebook’s mobile apps. Facebook is pushing on mobile and thinks it’s going to be a big […]

Telesocial Launches a Free API for Making Mobile Calls from the Social Web

October 11, 2011 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Social Media
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I’ve never been more excited to be working at the forefront of mobile and social convergence than right now.  With every week that passes, my work gets more and more interesting. I’m particularly excited about what’s happening today, as my newest client, Telesocial, launches their social to mobile calling solution – the world’s only free […]

Poptuit packs a punch: social phone book and yellow pages, LBS and more. Get a free beta invite.

October 5, 2011 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Monetization, Social Media
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I recently sat down with Henry Vogel, the President and CEO of Apptera to talk about their new Android app, Poptuit.  Poptuit is a multi-faceted consumer-focused app that brings together your favorite people and merchants together with your phone’s dialer, SMS messenger, email client, camera, maps, social apps and more into one easy to use […]

Comparing the Amazon Fire vs. iPad2 vs. Galaxy Tab 10.1 vs. Nook Color, And the Winner is…

October 4, 2011 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Monetization, Uncategorized
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I was excited to hear about the launch of the new Amazon Kindle Fire last week… Who wouldn’t love a $199 tablet, except for the executives at Apple, Samsung, and Barnes & Noble?!  In launching the Kindle Fire, Amazon proves their validation that content is king… By offering this device at lower price point than […]

Is 2012 The Year for Mobile Payments?

September 26, 2011 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Monetization
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I’m at Mobilize 2011 in San Francisco, and the “Mobile Payments 2012: Will This Be The Year?” is kicking off.  I share my notes below… Karen Webster, CEO of Market Platform Dynamics is the moderator. Panelists are: Brad Greene – Senior Business Leader, Visa Chris Hylen – VP and GM, Payment Solutions Division, Intuit Dave […]

Client Profile: Movile (Maker of Zeewe HTML5 App Store & Mozca mPayments)

September 24, 2011 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Mobile, Monetization, Review
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For the past several months, I’ve been consulting for one of the biggest mobile companies you may never have heard of, if you live in North America, Movile.  If you live in Latin America, you will likely know Movile, as one of the largest mobile value added services companies in the region.  Movile is a […]



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