Updated: Easy Mobile Web Based Contact Sharing

Mobile Share seems like a  simple but potentially handy new service. It lets you create a personal online contact page, a simple mobile formatted web page containing your name and phone number. A link on the page lets you share it by sending the URL in a text message. Another link lets the recipient add your name and number to their phone’s contacts with a single click.  I see this as an alternative to sharing a contacts with Bluetooth. I’d  … Continue reading

webtel.mobi – Another Choice For Cheap International Calling

Webtel.mobi offers low cost international calling and texts. For calls, webtel uses a callback system similar to competitors Rebtel and JaJah. You enter the party you’re calling’s number on the the mobile site and webtel calls you back with the call connected. Calling rates start at 3 cents/minute (plus a 5 cent connection fee).  Rates vary among the three services  depending on the country pairs involved so you might want to do a little comparison shopping before you pick one. … Continue reading

Mobile Collaboration With Nokia’s Easy Meet

Updated: 17-Apr-2009 Voice conferencing information added. Nokia has entered the online collaboration space with a Beta Labs offering called Easy Meet. No, it’s not a dating service,  it’s  a collaboration tool that lets you set up online meetings with  shared Power Point documents and  jpeg and png images, plus chat, meeting notes, voice conference calling  and attendee presence indicators so that everyone can see who’s joined the meeting and who’s playing hooky or lost connectivity. Meetings can be add-hoc or … Continue reading

Google Calendar for Mobile

Google’s launched a mobile version of Google Calendar. The mobile url is google.com/calendar/m. It’s elegantly simple both in ease of use and functionality. The default (and only view) is of one month starting with today. Prev and Next links jump a month back or forward. Of course the mobile and desktop web versions of Google Calendar are always in sync. The Quick Add feature, which is also part of the desktop web version of Calendar, is very slick. Google recognizes … Continue reading