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Carnival of the Mobilists #169: Chetan Sharma

We’re really excited at this week’s Carnival of the Mobilists. Not only does it include the CTIA Las Vegas wrap up, it comes from one of the leading experts in mobile advertising - Chetan Sharma! He runs through CTIA and throws down a number of RSS worthy blogs so be sure to check it out!

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Carnival of the Mobilists #167: London Calling

This week’s G20 special edition carnival of the mobilists is now live from London Calling! Be sure to take a look all the interesting posts from many different nations.

A bunch of us are going to be down in Las Vegas this week for a little event you might have heard of called WIPJAM (wink wink) so if you’re there, be sure to say hi!

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Carnival of the Mobilists #165: VisionMobile

Whoops! I took a step back into the past! This week’s carnival is actually from VisionMobile who has the heads up on the great debate of whether or not smartphones are really the future. Also, a nice piece on whether the Windows App Store is better than the Apple App store (The Mac vs. PC never ends, even on mobile!).

Guess who is up next week for Carnival? That’s right, its us. Stay tuned.

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Carnival of the Mobilists #164: Ubiquitous Thoughts

This week’s carnival comes from Ubiquitous Thoughts who gave us plenty to think about with some interesting topics on mobile content, marketing, and development. They chose a piece from Andrew Grill at London Calling for the post of the week. Check it out! Next week is Vision Mobile, so we’ll see you then.

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AT&T devCentral Fast-Pitch 2009 Platinum Awards

Another Contest!


Don’t miss your chance to pitch your cutting-edge mobile app, service, or content to AT&T for a chance to win a share of $70,000 in cash prizes, the opportunity to go-to-market with AT&T, and the coveted title of 2009 Fast-Pitch Platinum Award winner.

devCentral, the AT&T Developer Program, will be hosting the Fast-Pitch Platinum Awards for consumer and enterprise developers at CTIA Wireless at the Las Vegas Convention Center, April 1-3, 2009. These awards are designed to recognize the innovation, creativity, and skill of the mobile development community.

Submissions for the contest are due by 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time, March 10, 2009. Learn more about the awards and enter soon!

To ensure consideration, it is highly encouraged that you enter the contest now even if you are not ready to submit your full application yet. You can then return to the Fast-Pitch registration site to submit your application before the entry deadline of 11:59:59 PM Pacific Time, March 10, 2009.

Selected contest entrants will pitch and demonstrate their solutions to a panel of AT&T decision makers in a private meeting at CTIA Wireless 2009 in Las Vegas.

Go to the Fast-Pitch registration site for complete contest rules, descriptions and details for consumer and enterprise categories, and to sign up!

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Open Source in Mobile (OSiM) USA Event

Presenting the only Open Source in Mobile Gathering in the USA with full ecosystem representation!

Open Source in Mobile USA
March 11-12 2009
The Westin, San Francisco, USA

Developers Go Free! OSiM USA 2009 will cater for the independent developer. All developers are invited to attend the conference for free and will benefit from not only high level strategic presentations but technical, developer focussed talks as well. The Independent Developer Pass entitles you to attend both days of the conference in their entirety for absolutely no cost. To register email

We are definitely going as Caroline will be chairing the morning session on the 12th. She is also planning a dinner meet up on March 10th so if you are interested in attending the dinner, give her a shout at

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Carnival of the Mobilists - #163: Golden Swamp

After bidding adieu to #mwc09, we’re back to work for the CTIA (Vegas baby!) WIPJAM. This week’s mobilist comes from Golden Swamp, and they have provided some link love on our Mobile World Congress wrap up as well as some discussion on how much we actually like the touch screen revolution.

In completely unrelated news, WIPJAM has now upgraded along with the rest of the world to Wordpress 2.7.1! Yeah!

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#162 Carnival of the Mobilists: Technology, Mobility, Usability and other Musings

What a week! As we all do a little catching up on some mystical thing called sleep, Sachendra Yadav has put up some wrap up pictures and posts of Mobile World Congress in the Carnival this week. We should have our own MWC09 post some time later this week as well. Now, about that sleeping thing…

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Carnival of the Mobilists - #161: Introducing Mobify.Me!

This week’s carnival came from Igor of Handi Mobility and he dropped a bombshell at interation with the introductino of Mobify.Me. Mobify.Me simplifies making your web friendly, and no, it’s not just for iPhones. WIPJAM is mobified as well! Check it out, along with many other goodies. Next week’s Carnival ought to be epic as well, as everybody returns from Barcelona. Stay tuned!

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#160-Carnival of the Mobilists: All about iPhone

What do you know, its Monday again! This week’s carnival comes to you from All About iPhone and they definitely go beyond just the iPhone. The post of week includes new Japanese vocabulary and how mobile is bigger than TV. Next week a lot of us will be in Barcelona, but the carnival will go on with Igor from See you all next week!

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