UK MVNO giffgaff has extended its free mobile internet offer again. Customers can benefit from 100MB of daily data at no extra cost. Instead of finishing in December, the deal will now run until the end of February 2011 because – once again – the implementation of giffgaff’s pricing plan has been delayed.
Mark Bridge writes:
Head to any major city, look around and you’ll see tourists recording their visit. Some have digital cameras, some have phones and some are shooting video.
It’s the same kind of scene when you go to a concert. The performer on stage will be looking at a sea of blue faces, all illuminated by their smartphones. This, I reckon, could be the beginning of the end of privacy.
94% of mobile operators believe that social networking will be the most popular form of communication by 2015. That’s the result from an independent survey of 31 leading global operators commissioned by mobile messaging company Airwide Solutions.
Mobile video streaming service Bambuser has enhanced its service by adding 'talkback' for journalists and other video professionals. It'll allow media companies to conduct broadcasts from a mobile phone whilst also maintaining voice contact between the studio and broadcaster.
The latest research from Strategy Analytics says global smartphone shipments in the third quarter of 2010 grew by 78% year-on-year; the fastest smartphone growth rate since the mid-2000s. A record number of 77 million smartphones were shipped in Q3 2010.