Tag Archive | "mobile phone"

Video of Jeff Bezos from Amazon Announcing The Fire Phone

June 18, 2014 by Lisa Oshima | Events, Mobile, Review
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RIM Launches its First Slider Phone: Blackberry Torch with Touch Screen + QWERTY

August 3, 2010 by Lisa Oshima | Mobile, Review
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]





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