Mobile Web/Tech

Links For Tuesday

Adobe Releases Three Public Betas (sorta): Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Soundbooth are available to test ONLY for 48 hours unless you already own CS3. So Adobe really only wants feedback from current customers, not potential customers. Randstad USA reports that the four components of the US workforce — Gen X, Gen Y, Baby Boomers and Matures […]

Convergence Marketing Mobile Personal Technology

Can a Coupon Live Inside a Cellphone?

Well, yeah, it can. That’s a “doh.” The NYT’s headline writer asks this question to promo a short article in Sunday’s business section … as though this were something novel. Or hard to do. It’s neither and is common in Japan. In 2006 about 6-in-10 mobile customers in Japan used mobile coupons more than once […]

Convergence Mobile

Mobile Internet: US Price Collusion?

I’m giving two presentations on Saturday at a Washington state high school, where I’ve been told the firewall will block my access not only to YouTube but to news sites like the Seattle PI and Times. So I thought I’d check into laptop data plans: surprise, they’re all* priced (basically) at the same exorbitant rate: […]