facebook, mobile, mobiles, opensource, Web 2.0, Web Culture

Facebook for BlackBerry

Facebook web applications are extremely popular but the Facebook desktop app often don’t get enough attention they deserve. Here are some of the apps that I have been using. Facebook app for BlackBerry is very useful in particular. Facebook widget for Netvibes and Facebook for flock are also worth checking.

Hooked on Facebook®? BlackBerry® smartphones can help! Now you can take Facebook with you on your BlackBerry smartphone! The best part is: you stay connected to Facebook the whole time. Download this free application and take communicating with your friends to a whole new level.

The Netvibes Widget allows users to view their Facebook profile and friends from their personalized Netvibes homepage.

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cellphone, mobiles, ringtones, Web Culture

Mosquito Ringtone – Try if you can hear this Ringtone

Teen Buzz (or Mosquito Ringtone) is a popular ringtone that was hijacked from a technology that was originally used to repel loitering teenagers from shops in the United Kingdom. Inventor Howard Stapleton developed the “Mosquito device” for Compound Security Systems.

Download it here

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Open letter to Apple: The killer App is not voice nor music

Tomi T Ahonen, four-time bestselling author and expert on mobile phones and their services writes an open letter to Apple on iPhone

You are entering the mobile phone market. … I am sure you have researched the market well before joining it, but am afraid you may have been blinded by being based in America – the laggard in mobile telecoms – and having your roots in the IT industry, which is almost diametrically opposite to the telecoms industry among engineering sciences. It may give you great competitive advantages to approach the industry from a fresh angle, but I hope you understand what makes this industry tick. People do not replace automobiles every 18 months, nor laptop computers, digital cameras, plasma screen TVs, Playstations… nor iPods. … more