Category: Mobile

contacless payments, the missed opportunity for mobile providers

In a recent discussion on LinkedIn over contactless payments,Ā I’ve realized this is a missed opportunity for the mobile providers, when you think of it. If you live in…

the you society

10 years ago Times chosen ‘you’ as the person of the year. ‘You’ as in the person behind the screen, the center of social media, where things should…

the power of small print #iphone

There’s a new iPhone in town. It’s called the 7 and it doesn’t have a 3.5mm audio jack – which is good because I only use bluetooth headphones….

when agencies don’t communicate

Everyone knows the case of FBI vs Apple, whichĀ started with a weird request to Apple. But now the FBI dropped the case, since it doesn’t need Apple’s help…

the credit card killed the banks

Where do we use credit cards to buy stuff ? Well, for me it’s pretty much everywhere: google play, apple store, paypal, online groceries, amazon, domains, hosting, cloud…

europe weird wide world

From the same guys that brought you a mobile roaming free Europe, now they say that you should have a fast and slow lane to the internet. And…

my Sony Z3c little annoyances

I have a Sony Z3 Compact from Three UK. The phone is one of the best phones I ever had and its form factor is superb, along with…

ARM as the new Spectrum

Back in the 80’s, we had this (actually, I had one of these made in Portugal): This was a Timex 2048, which was a “clone” of ZX Spectrum….

Cisco predicts that the cloud is going to be the future

Old habits die hard, they say. Network is one of them. Network in the datacenter is not actually a modern habit. It’s rather vanishing because more people are…

apple smartest move ever

Is actually the Apple SIM, that they launched today. Pretty clever move. Have a SIM that could connect to a bunch of mobile carriers, being sold as ‘agnostic’…

when a dumb pipe controls your data access

A few years ago, Telcos ruled the world. They controlled our calls, messages, games, apps, payments, address book, location and even music. Those services were all provided by…

throwback thursday – the pager

20 years ago I had this pager. My mom used to “call” me on that. It hadĀ a good alarm and news service. Now we use twitter.

the strange case of Foocall

FooCall is one of those strange cases of an application with lots of potential, yet unleashed. For those who never used it, Foocall is an application that allows…

Fire – Amazon new shopping device

Everyone’s talking about the new phone from Amazon and its new 3D features. Which are rather cool, such as the device itself. But for me the most important…

when Wired goes bananas

So, Wired came up with an article regarding the new iOS 8 notifications, which in their own words are going to be awe-what for it-some! The full article…