Category Archives: Internet

Apps solve problems. Web pages answer questions.

There’s been a debate going on in the mobile space for quite some time regarding apps vs the web.

The app has been predicted to die for almost as long as it has been around. HTML5 is said to …

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Mobile OS doesn’t matter – signs of change

Two observations that point in the same direction: the OS of your mobile doesn’t matter. It’s the internet compatibility that makes all the difference. First an old post by Nokia Linux web tablet product manager Ari Jaaksi:

“Today, we run

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Von Europe: Fixed Mobile Convergence

I’m at the Von Europe listening to presentations on fixed mobile convergence (FMC). Current topic is “quad-play”, the new holy grail for operators. Quad-play is what you get when you combine TV, fixed phone, mobile phone and broadband access in …

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Nokia: “computers? yes!” Apple: “computers? no!” Microsoft: “computers? yes and no!”

Something is happening in the world of mobile phones. Something big. Very big.

The driving forces for the change include the miniaturization of the components necessary for building a PC, the cost of wireless high speed internet access and the …

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Google Phone – No. Google Mobile – Yes.

Doubtless, Google is going mobile. But regardless of the rumors the Google Phone is about as likely as a Microsoft PC.

Building and selling a phone at the scale that a Google Phone would require is a lot of …

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