“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” Well, thumb-surfers the world over took a step closer to being able to experience rich Mobile Web applications last week with the release of the Web Integration Compound Document (WICD — pronounced wicked). I wrote about WICD in InformIT almost two years ago. It’s [...]
The hard drive on my Powerbook was giving up the ghost. First, it started making a high-pitched squeal. Then it started “sticking” intermittently – the machine would just hang there until I gave it a bit of a shake – very unsettling. Finally it just refused to boot. Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. Three weeks [...]
On my recent trip to Greece with my wife to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary, I made myself one promise: I would not use the Web for the whole week. By and large, I kept this promise, however I was not completely off the grid. While we were island hopping, I was snapping pictures with [...]
James Pearce (CTO of dotMobi) wrote a great article yesterday about the impact of the iPhone on the industry and what it means for them. Of course, he’s right. What the iPhone is doing is helping the Web along to become a mobile medium. Does this make dotMobi or efforts like the W3C Mobile Web [...]
I posted a brief review of Jaiku’s mobile site at Mobile Web Review. Hop over to Betavine to check it out.
How did it happen that Europe is looking on longingly as 700,000 U.S. consumers are experiencing the mobile technology equivalent of sliced bread? Only one week ago, we were hearing about how Apple’s unreasonable demands were making it impossible for European operators to even think about doing business with them. Now mobile operators are falling [...]