Syndicated Post – What Channel is Your Phone Turned To?

(Sorry guys - too much to do and too little time.  And since I'm spending more time now posting on the Spring Creek Group blog, my guess is that I'll be reposting some content that I write over there...such as this article.) What Channel is Your Phone Turned To? There was a time when you used your remote to change the channel.  Now m…

Suck it up Haters – Twitter is here for good

I know - it still makes no sense.  And it still sounds dumb to say you "Tweeted" something. But there are times when you have to admit things.  Like when you realized the DVD was replacing the VCR, that EVERYONE would eventually have a mobile phone, blogging was going to be here forever, and you would never again buy music that didn't com…

I Become an iLemming

Well, I finally succumbed to the pressure. Since it launched, I've seen proud and cheerful owners of the iPhone gleefully show off thier little toy.  In bars, in meetings, in lines at Starbucks, they tauntingly stick it into your face, showing you all the magical things it can do. I resisted.   I stayed true to my core Blackberry.  I…

But What is his High Score on iPhone Bowling?

Adotas brings us word that Barack Obama is bringing his presidential campaign to the coolest phone (and presumably most influential trendsetters) on the planet,  releasing an iPhone app that will enable supporters to easily reach out to friends and remind them to vote for their favorite candidate.According ot the story, the app,  “Call Friends…

2 Handy Text Message Tools

I was down at CTIA in San Francisco last week expecting to be wowed by tons in mobile innovations.  I really thought  I'd be furiously taking notes and have plenty to write about for weeks.  Sadly, I was forced not to publish the trip report I did write and had sent internally to the folks at Spring Creek Group, due to my overall  philosophy of…

Explaining Kids’ Hyperactivity

Here's an odd report that comes out of England.  Does it mean that pregnant women must add Cell Phones to the list of things they can't use? Perhaps.  In a nutshell, the suprised researchers found that cell phone usage while pregnant leads to hperactivity wwhen the kids are born.  Specific results:Mothers who did use the handsets wer…

Good News For People Who Like to Play Mobile Phone Games For Free

In the very early days of PC Casual games, you had to buy everything you wanted to try.  But once the internet hit, and you could try out demo versions of the games for free, the market absolutely exploded.Well, I think we've finally reached that moment in Mobile Games, thanks to our friends at Movaya.  Here is their latest release:The Mo…

Is Mobile Video “Supply Side” Product Development?

For years, we have all been hearing how Mobile Video would soon breakthrough and become a major part of our media consumption habits.  And yet, for most of us, it's rarely or ever something we use.  So the question is, "Why aren't we adopting Mobile Video at the rates we're expected to?"Last night at dinner some friends and I su…