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Mobile Music

Android updates: speed, security and utility updates, along with a new mobile

android-logoFollowers of Android have plenty of reading material today. It has been a pretty busy 24 hours for the open OS smartphone. Android has had announcements concerning speed and stability issues, new applications being released, a new device in China and heightened security services. Continue reading

More celebrity mobile gaming and applications, as Coldplay get in your iPhone

Coldplay and Babelgum have expanded their mobile content relationship. Coldplay have joined such other luminaries as Paris Hilton and MC Hammer in the ranks of celebs with their own mobile games/apps. In this case,

Babelgum has launched a free mobile application for iPhone that contains a Coldplay-related mobile game, video catalogue and news feed. Continue reading

Orange Monkey new UK Pay As You Go Package from Orange, Channel 4 and Universal


Keeping to the animal themes, Orange is launching a new “Monkey” Pay As You Go (PAYG) offer. Continue reading

Virgin Mobile FreeFest new Book the Band SMS competition

Virgin Mobile Freefest

I have to say the more and more I hear from the Virgin FreeFest – the more I love it. Continue reading

Streaming music for mobile deal from ROK and AMSi

rok ROK Entertainment and digital media company AMSi have signed a deal for mobile music streaming. The plan is to develop music portals for both the mobile and on-line web, through which users can access a streaming service like Continue reading

Vodafone live no mobile advertising banner served


Yesterday I bought my son a Vodafone device and today I decided to try and buy him a game for his phone. First of all it said that it couldn’t find a GPRS connection and I would have to make a GSM call. Continue reading

Shazam music discovery on the BlackBerry Storm for COUGH GBP 5


Shazam is now available on the BlackBerry Storm device. Continue reading

Mobile music now DRM free from Orange

orange-logo Orange has announced a significant overhaul of its on-portal music offering. Music downloads for both on-line and mobile Web users will have no DRM. The Orange Music Portal now offers over 700,000 tracks that users will be able to pay for, download and then do with as they please. Continue reading

Slightly scary mobile ringback move from China Mobile

chinamobile China Mobile has announced it will be centralising its mobile ringback tone service. From the start of 2010, none of its 31 provincial operators will be allowed to sell their own ringback tones. All tones will be stored in a central location in Sichuan, providing an identical service to all China Mobile customers.
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NTT DOCOMO invests $45 million in mobile video

packet-video-logoThis morning mobile operator NTT DOCOMO announced that it has invested $45.5 million in mobile video. The Japanase giant used that money to buy 35% share in San Diego mobile video firm PacketVideo – which has been working with NTT DOCOMO since 1998. Continue reading

Sprint music sales rocket as users demand Michael Jackson hits

Mobile operator in the US Sprint says that Continue reading

IQ Mobile and tele.ring mobile barcode campaign in Austrian Schools

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In May 2009 mobile marketing company IQ Mobile and Austrian mobile operator tele.ring partnered for a mobile barcode campaign. Continue reading

VIVA Mobile re-launch in Germany with 6 cents per SMS and the Nokia 5520 XpressMusic

VIVA Mobile

From today VIVA Mobile has re-launched itself with a new funky website and new tariffs. Continue reading

Another mobile application tops 10 million downloads over GetJar

mig33It seems that announcing when you’ve hit 10 million on GetJar is “the thing” to do. Well ok, I would too. It’s pretty impressive. The latest to announce this accomplishment is mobile IM and chat client mig33. A large part of this success can be attributed to Pay Per Download – a GetJar program that allows developers to bid for better placement on the GetJar site. Continue reading

Shazam retools for iPhone 3.0 – releases new version of mobile music discovery app

shazamWith 7 million users, Shazam is maybe the biggest mobile music app available. The iPhone app can “listen” to a song playing in the background and identify the track name and artist. Today, Shazam announced the iPhone OS 3.0 update to the app. New features include better features and social networking capability. Continue reading