Carnival of the Mobilists #252

Photo: Fabiana Zonca – Some rights reserved Welcome to the latest edition of the Carnival of the Mobilists, a recurring showcase of the best recent blog posts on mobile topics. This month’s Carnival offers a fine selection of posts from all areas of the mobile ecosystem. In The End of Cross-Platform Mobile Operating Systems Richard Monson-Haefel at Ambient Strategic Mobility argues that tightly integrated mobile ecosystems à la iOS are the key to success for mobile platforms. Agree or disagree? Sachendra Yadav at Technology, … Continue reading

Book Review: Tomi Ahonen’s Pearls Vol 1: Mobile Advertising

Mobile guru and king of mobile statistics, Tomi T. Ahonen has just published a new book. Titled “Tomi Ahonen’s Pearls Vol 1: Mobile Advertising“, it’s Tomi’s first book to be published as an eBook.  If you’ve read any of  other Tomi’s books or heard him speak you are no doubt familiar with his concept of mobile “Pearls”.  Pearls are unique, innovative and generally highly successful mobile service concepts. Tomi first started collecting Pearls in 2000 when he was at Nokia … Continue reading

Carnival of the Mobilists #155

Photo: Carnival Mandala by Carf Some Rights Reserved I’ve missed the Carnival of the Mobilists during its annual holiday break the last few weeks. This week it’s back with bells on, hosted by Helen Keegan on her blog, Musings of a mobile marketer. This, the first Carnival of the new year, contains a number of  posts looking back at 2008 and offering predictions for 2009’s mobile future.  There are also pieces on mobile marketing, development, business, hardware and software. A … Continue reading