Tag Archives for mobile device

Smarter smartphones for smarter people

This is a piece I wrote for the BBC World Service.. So, the iPhone 5 is here, and while it will sell well, probably better than any phone before it, there’s a sense of anticlimax: this, we are told, is … Continue reading

17. September 2012 by jeremy
Categories: BBC, Design, Devices, Innovation, Interfaces, Phones | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

Carrier IQ’s Opt-Out Data Collection Patent

ZDNet writes here about an Carrier IQ patent that outlines keylogging and ability to target individual devices . Which is interesting. But Carrier IQ owns a dozen patents, including this one, which to me is much more interesting. This patent … Continue reading

04. December 2011 by jeremy
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Facebook’s Internet of Sharing

(This is a copy of my Loose Wire Sevice column, produced for newspapers and other print publications.) By Jeremy Wagstaff Get ready for a world where everything is shared. Readers of this column will already know that our notions of … Continue reading

26. April 2010 by jeremy
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Bye Bye, Laptop?

The day seems to be getting closer when we can do something that would seem to be pretty obvious: access our pocket-sized smartphone via a bigger screen, keyboard and a mouse. Celio Corp says it’s close. Celio Corp have two … Continue reading

22. January 2008 by jeremy
Categories: Bluetooth, Devices, Email, Interfaces, Internet life, Phones | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Plaxo Moves Into Macland

Plaxo, the software and service that lets you update your contact details with others — and lets them update theirs with you — automatically, is now available for Mac. A press release issued today (thanks, Joseph) says the move “represents … Continue reading

14. March 2006 by jeremy
Categories: Networks, Phones, Privacy, Productivity, Storage | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Logitech’s Bluetooth pen

Logitech are about to bring out their io2 pen for Bluetooth: This summer, Logitech will launch a Bluetooth-enabled version of the io2 Digital Pen, designed to address the current data entry shortcomings of mobile data capture devices. Logitech’s Bluetooth digital … Continue reading

09. March 2005 by jeremy
Categories: Bluetooth, Interfaces | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 comments

The Mobile Doctor

Back in the late 1980s there was this very eccentric English doctor in a Southeast Asian capital I used to visit who clearly based most of his diagnoses and treatment on whatever he had read in The Lancet that week. … Continue reading

24. July 2004 by jeremy
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Squeeze More Out Of Your Gadget

 If you’re trying to get more out of your PDA, phone, Treo or whatever, here’s the blog for you: MobileWhack. MobileWhack is a repository of hacks, hints, tips, tools, stories, news, ideas, and wishes for and around the mobile device … Continue reading

03. December 2003 by jeremy
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News: The Death Of The PDA

 Interesting article by Reuters’ Franklin Paul on the death of the PDA (no link available, I’m afraid). “The truth is, the PDA as it was first envisioned – as nothing more than a fancy digital pocket organizer – may be … Continue reading

28. October 2003 by jeremy
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News: Palm’s New Wireless Keyboard

 On the heels of its launch of fresh handhelds, Palm has launched some new accessories, including a wireless keyboard, multifunction stylus, six cases, a camera card, handheld device protection units and complete accessory kits.   According to UK PR firm … Continue reading

03. October 2003 by jeremy
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