Archive for the ‘Mobile Web’ Category

Found via Mobile Zeitgeist: Mobile Web Watch 2008 – a study conducted in Germany by Forsa on behalf of Accenture. (Study participants: 2.043 Internet users.) Some quick notes on the results: 26 million Internet-enabled phones in Germany, but only 3 million people are actively using the mobile Internet. "Innovative terminal devices like the iPhone are […]

Now that the Mobile World Congress is over, there’s lots of talk that 2008 will be the year of location based services (see here, here or here). I googled a little bit on that – and what did I have to see? I learned that 2007 could turn out to be the year of LBS. […]

It’s done. This week I handed in the first (yet unofficial, but complete) version of my thesis entitled “Mobilizing the Geospatial Web: A Framework for Spatially Aware Mobile Web Applications”, in which I take a somewhat different (geeky, but different) perspective on the future of LBS, neogeo and everything. Ten Chapters with lots of pictures […]

Great article on the W3C‘s Mobile Web Initiative Team Blog ‘MWI: Leading Mobile Web Access to Its Full Potential‘. W3C Deputy Director Philipp Hoschka compiles major facts and figures on the current state of the mobile Web. Some snippets: About 1.7 billion mobile phones (out of the approx. total of 2.7 billion) have browsing capability […]

I’ve been playing around with the idea of attaching a location-based information app to twitter. As some might have read, I’m also a fan of the (ok, somewhat nerdy) idea of using command-line-style interaction on mobile phones to trigger arbitrary remote services. (Just take a look at yubnub and you’ll see that this idea could […]