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Top 50 #Mobile Twitter Influencers (SAP Business Innovation Blog)

See SAP’s Business Innovation Blog and its Top 50 #Mobile Twitter Influencers list. Great list of Mobilists. Thanks to Jen Cohen and team for including me… ceo

On Ambient and (Mobile) Context

Recently I have been seeing the word “ambient” used a lot to describe “context”; a good example is Alohar Mobile and its Mobile Ambient Analytics Platform. Alohar Mobile are also the makers of Placeme. Is Ambient the new Context? It is not. Context…

Retail Stores vs. Amazon (2012)

Something subtle but very important occurred yesterday. I am talking about Target’s decision to stop selling Amazon’s Kindle e-readers (hyperlink: USA Today). In the above article you can find one sentence that summarizes the struggle that Retailers have been facing: Target’s decision to…

Mobile Trends 2020 | Project Glass – Google’s Augmented Reality Glasses

Source: Project Glass G+ page Back in January of 2010, Mobilist Rudy de Waele asked a number of us to predict the Mobile Trends for the decade of 2010-2020. The result of this was a great compendium of views on things to come…

Are we still talking about WORA?

A friend of mine who works at Phunware recently pointed me to their blog to read about a recent acquisition they have made; very cool, congrats. Then a recent blog post of theirs caught my eye (as it is a topic close to…

Austin Mobile Scene | May 2011

This month of May 2011 has been a great month with respect to the Austin mobile scene. Below is a summary of just the events that I help organize or contribute to somehow: Mobile Monday Austin, Android Dev Austin, Google IO Extended Austin,…

Mobility in 2011: Mobile Apps, Webapps and Tipping Points

(This is part of a series of blog posts on Mobility in 2011) The debate of mobile (native) app vs. webapp is not new. This is a decade-old topic that has been debated since the days of WML. Today the debate is pretty…

Mobile Future 15 at SXSW Interactive

We are less than a month away from SXSW Interactive; exciting! If you are attending the Festival, don’t forget to stop by the Mobile Future 15 session; more info below… When? Monday, March 14, 3:30-6pm. Topics & Speakers: Mobile Opportunities for Entrepreneurs in…

Mobility 2011: The Year of NFC?

(This is part of a series of blog posts on Mobility in 2011) Near-field Communications (NFC), the very short-range secure communications channel that will enable for a new breed of application interactions, is making a comeback. The year 2011 is, finally, the year…

Mobile Future15 @ SXSW Interactive 2011

For the last number of months I’ve been curating the SXSWi Mobile Future 15 panel. This is a special kind of short-form panel content, fast-paced sessions, each title reflecting one 12-minute solo speaking slot, which is followed by a short, three-minute break before…

Article: Introduction to jQuery Mobile

My first article for 2011, meet the jQuery Mobile framework. This article provides an introduction to the jQuery Mobile framework. Learn the basics of the framework and how to write a functional mobile web application user interface with minimal or no JavaScript code…

Mobility in 2011

This is my first post of 2011. I’ve been wanting to make this post since early January, but 2011 already has proven to a very busy year. A great year for mobility, 2011 should be. As the year 2011 begins, it is good…

Insider’s Guide to Mobile, Free Edition (Tomi Ahonen)

Check out Tomi’s latest book, the Insider’s Guide to Mobile, Free Edition. ceo

An Overview of the Facebook APIs

See my most recent blog article, An Overview of the Facebook APIs (Telefonica Developer’s Blog), an introduction to the different Facebook Platform APIs and their applicability to mobile. Enjoy… ceo

September Must be 2010’s Mobile & Wireless Month

There are so many mobile-related events in September alone that with (at least) 28 days of mobile events, September should be designated as 2010’s Mobile Month; see below: Mobile Future Forward, Sept 8, Seattle Over the Air, Sept 10, London APP Nation Conference,…

SXSW 2011 PanelPicker | Vote now; voting ends Aug 27, 2010

A reminder that the 2011 SXSW Interactive PanelPicker community voting is open and that voting ends Aug 27, 2010. SXSW Interactive is on March 11-15, 2011. For SXSW Interactive alone there are 2344 sessions! Wow. And for mobile/wireless and mobile apps there are…

What is next and a continuation on the theme of convergence and reasons for a mobile boom

On my previous post, Looking back — Local faster, fresher, better…, a flashback, I wrote about after how in the last 3-4 years Mobility has reached a state of adoption and commoditization that many of us have been preaching for years now.

So what is or should be Microsoft’s strategy for mobile?

So it has begun, Microsoft announced that slowing (killing) the KIN product: “We have made the decision to focus exclusively on Windows Phone 7 and we will not ship KIN in Europe this fall as planned. Additionally, we are integrating our KIN team…

The mobile handset as a platform for solving complex computational problems

Today I saw a short video that shows how powerful the mobile handset continues to become, in this case solving a Rubik’s Cube in seconds by using image capture, advanced algorithms and a powerful mobile platform, a Motorola Droid. The Droid is based…

On Reasons Why The Mobile/Wireless Usage Boom is Underway | Part 2

Back in April 2008, around a year after the introduction of the iPhone and Android, I wrote a piece on my blog on the Reasons Why The Mobile/Wireless Usage Boom was Underway, where I introduced the diagram below that highlights the convergence between…

Three Cool Mobile Events on 1st week of May 2010 | The Mobile Web & Widgets, The Business of Location, ReadWriteWeb Mobile Summit 2010

There will be three cool mobile events on the first week of May: May 3rd – MobileMonday Austin | Topic: Mobile Web & Widgets May 5th – Rice Alliance – Austin Chapter | Topic: The Business of Location: Making Money with Geo-Aware Services…

MobileMonday Austin | Mobile Web Runtimes, Flash and Widgets | May 3rd 2010

We are set. Next MobileMonday Austin event is on May 3rd, 2010. Seating is limited! Please register at the MobileMonday Austin website. Topic: Mobile Web Runtimes, Widgets and Flash with speakers: Kirk Ballou of Flash Widgets Dan Podwall of Nokia Web Runtime Tools…

Calling All Developers | Mobile Developer Survey

Our friends at VisionMobile are conducting a mobile developer survey, sponsored by O2 Litmus. The survey close date has been extended to March 26 and the results will be published in Q2 2010. And there are prizes! All participants will be included in…

We had an awesome MobileMonday Austin Feb 2010 | Thanks to our sponsor Skyhook Wireless

Wow, what a great MobileMonday Austin event we had last Monday Feb 22. With around 120 people attending, a great agenda and speakers, and a good time, it is safe to call the event a success. The opening by David, the demos by…

If you are at MWC, stop by the ALU/Motive booth to see my products

While I am not attending Mobile World Congress this year (2010), my products are! If you want to see what I’ve been working on for the last year or so, stop by the Alcatel-Lucent booth where you will see a number of presentations…

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