Find a NYC Restaurant or Bar With Your Phone

Looking to find a good bar or restaurant while on the go? New York Magazine just launched a service that lets you do the following: – Text GONYC (46992) with […]

Jury Still Out on Branded Phones and Services

We recently received some promotional materials on the Disney phone, which got us wondering about mobile brand marketing in general. Ever since ESPN shut down its cell phone company due […]

Medio’s “Behavioral Targeting,” Flipped Upside Down

Medio’s chief advertising officer, Omar Tawakol, offers up some comments on behavioral targeting (BT), a form of advertising that allows vendors to find customers based on their surfing patterns. In […]

Media Execs Wax Lyrical About That Elusive ‘Convergence’ Concept

We’ve been hearing the word “convergence,” as it applies to the combination of traditional and digital media, for many years now. It appears it’s finally happening, though everyone still has […]

Verizon TV Goes Live, More Details Known

As we first reported earlier in the week, Verizon just launched its Mobile TV initiative. Now that the service is actually available, the AP is reporting some particulars that weren’t […]

Great Mobile Sites: Car and Driver

This Media Industry Newsletter column by Steve Smith analyzes why the new Car and Driver mobile site is exceptionally well designed. We’d have to agree with most of what he […]

TV On Your Handheld:It’s finally here, but is there anything on?

By Jamie Lendino There’s yet another screen beckoning for your attention: mobile phones. After years of promise, phones that can stream live Internet video have finally hit the market, and […]

BusinessWeek Exhibits Same Cautious Optimism about Mobile TV as the Rest of Us

Coincidentally, we presume, just as our own feature story ran today about mobile TV, BusinessWeek gives its own analysis of the upcoming mobile television boom. Their take is remarkably similar […]

Motorola iRadio Launch Hits Snag

Billboard reports that after lots of early hype, Motorola’s iRadio service has to go back to the drawing board. Apparently phone carriers decided that the service, which “cached” audio data […]

Blockbuster’s Movie Downloading Play

In what is reported to be a $50 million deal, Blockbuster is in “advanced talks” to purchase Movielink, a movie download company that lets you buy or rent videos to […]