Camera-phone sales boom.

According to a research firm called Strategy Analytics, sales of digital camera-equipped cell phones have, for the first time, exceeded sales of standalone digital cameras: Mobile Commerce World.com “Mobile phone makers shipped 25 million handsets with built-in cameras worldwide in the first half of the year. This number is compared with four million in the […]

Camera-phone sales boom.

Spamfighters

One sad side effect of online life is that the longer you stick around, the more spam you get. This is particularly true if your email address appears online in any clear, unobscured form [Why Am I Getting All This Spam? (3/2003 report by CDT)]. After being online at more or less the same address […]

Spamfighters

E-Mail on the Cheap

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES WANTED to give e-mail accounts to each of its pilots, flight attendants and ground-crew workers—critical employees who needed to be in the corporate loop but didn’t even have computers. The problem: It would have been prohibitively expensive to give all 30,000 of them accounts on the corporate mail system, Novell GroupWise. It wasn’t […]

E-Mail on the Cheap

My new gig.

I’m psyched: Starting this week I am executive editor for Mobile PC magazine, focusing on mobile technology: notebooks, PDAs, handhelds, mobile phones, etc. Our first issue will be out in January. I’ll be editing features and the news/trends section. Got a mobile product, a story idea, or a trend you want me to know about? […]

My new gig.