Author Archives: Jeff Bacon

Why can’t everybody just get along?


Around the turn of the century (and for a few years following), the mobile phone industry exploded. It seemed like every month there was a new company designing and manufacturing a new cell phone. Nokia, Sony, Siemens, Ericsson, Motorola, Kyocera, … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 9 – NFC FTW


This week on TWiM we talk more NFC and it’s impact in personal monetary transfers. The New York Times starts down the path of charging for digital content while Richard Branson tries giving it away for free. Amazon brings their … Continue reading

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Why aren’t App Stores designed to maximize revenue?


In the early days of app stores, before Apple launched its ‘App Store’ on iTunes, and before other OEMs jumped on the gravy train of content distribution, there were many independent websites selling content for mobile devices. First for Palm, … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 8 – Is that a bubble busting?


This week on TWiM we discuss how mobile and social are influencing the way we communicate, generate and consume news and information in the wake of the Japan earthquake. Is $42 million a good investment in Rovio? Why would someone … Continue reading

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Fun iPhone Game of the Week: Tiny Wings


Since I play a lot of games on my iPhone and people ask me all the time for recommendations, I thought I’d occasionally post when I find a game that keeps me occupied for longer than usual. Many games I … Continue reading

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Mobile App Madness in Toronto


In my completely professional and ‘unbiased’ opinion, if you’ll be in Toronto at the end of March, you should check out the Mobile App Madness event. My opinion is obviously unbiased since I’m not speaking at it, and it’s not … Continue reading

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