Tag Archive | "mobile phone"

Video of Jeff Bezos from Amazon Announcing The Fire Phone

June 18, 2014 by Lisa Oshima | Events, Mobile, Review
(0) Comments

RIM Launches its First Slider Phone: Blackberry Torch with Touch Screen + QWERTY

August 3, 2010 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Review
(0) Comments

Today, RIM launched its first touch screen smartphone with a slide out QWERTY keyboard, the BlackBerry Torch 9800 on AT&T.  The Torch is the first RIM device to run the Blackberry 6 operating system, and it is the first RIM device with the Blackberry App World (app store) pre-installed (supporting Carrier billing on AT&T).

What future for the mobile phone in a multi-platform world?

November 3, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Uncategorized
(0) Comments

Customer journeys, such as finding new music or communicating with friends, no longer take place within the confines of a single device or service. Users may combine several devices or applications to achieve their objectives, creating a new set of challenges when designing user experiences which excel in this multi-platform environment. This essay brings together […]

Nokia E71x from AT&T can’t kill iPhone because it won’t sync to Mac.

May 7, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Review
(17) Comments

I was pumped when I heard that the Nokia E71x on AT&T was finally available.  I’d tried the unlocked Nokia E71 (the model without the “x”) and thought it was great.  All indications from AT&T were that the E71x would be even better than the unlocked E71 because it would be loaded with additional software.  […]

Is Palm Hiding Something? Speculation about the Pre Abounds at CTIA.

April 2, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Developers, Events, Mobile, Uncategorized
(3) Comments

In January, at CES, Palm said it would launch its new phone, the Palm Pre, on Sprint in the first half of 2009.  The press was a twitter with praise for what looked to be an amazing device, though no one from the public or press (that I’m aware of) was allowed to touch the […]

Spotted: Interesting Mobile Accessories at CTIA 2009

April 1, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Uncategorized
(2) Comments

I spotted the following interesting mobile accessories/gadgets on the CTIA show floor today as I wandered between meetings…

Review: Pioneer AVIC-F900BT In-Dash Bluetooth Hands-Free, Nav System & Car Stereo

March 31, 2009 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Review
(5) Comments

I recently installed a Pioneer AVIC-F900BT in-dash bluetooth hands-free, nav system and car stereo in my Smart car. Until January 1st, 2009, when California passed a law that prevents drivers from fiddling with their mobile phones while driving, I’d never seen the point of in-dash navigation systems. I’d successfully used Telenav and Google Maps in […]

ShoZu Raises $12 Million in Series C Funding

January 29, 2008 by Lisa Oshima | Consulting, Mobile, Social Media
(1) Comment

Today is an exciting day for my client, ShoZu, who closed $12 Million in Series C funding in a round led by SEB Venture Capital in London. ShoZu makes uploading/downloading content to/from your favorite social networking sites very easy, and usership is growing rapidly amont those downloading the app from their mobile browsers (m.shozu.com). Plus, […]

Twitter vs. NowThen – Cast Your Vote

February 16, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Social Media
(0) Comments

If you’re into Twitter, try Nowthen.  Nowthen is the newest brainchild from the folks at Blinkx.  It’s everywhere messaging like Twitter, but besides written updates/broadcasts, you can also send pictures from your mobile phone using MMS.  You can set up privacy features to use it with specific groups of friends or with the world.  You […]

inCode Predicts Rise of Mobile Social Networking, Ads, & GPS in 2007 + My Predictions for 2008

January 26, 2007 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Social Media
(2) Comments

Yesterday, inCode Telecom Group Inc. announced its “Top 10 Global Wireless Predictions for 2007”.  Topping the list as the number one trend for wireless operators in 1007 is Social Networking: “Social Networking Gets Mobilized. Mobility is added to existing Internet business models, services and behaviors, driving traffic for wireless operators. Teens and twenties accustomed to […]



Recent Comments

    • کنگان نیوز: https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/9b67d674c85fc94d383a5aaf6b9aa02f2efc3d330ef9a977e435469a506dcd98.jpg کنگان...
    • Jeffrey Matthew Cohen: Such a beautiful blog post. I never met Jeff in person, but over ten years ago, I was looking to make a huge career/lif...
    • Right Travel: Great post....
    • Right Travel: Great job!! Thanks for the blog! :)...
    • Cheryl McNinch: all that is true and makes people look more creepy and tracking people with glasses is plane out weird....