Carnival of the Mobilists #141

Carnival of the Mobilists #141

Welcome back to Always On Real-Time Access or AORTA. Last week, folks in the industry were busy with several events including CTIA, TC50, DEMO, Mobile Web Strategies, and many others. Here are the gems from the week.

Anthony Hand at Hand Interactive educates us about the screen capture techniques on various phones. Quite Handy.

James Cooper at MJelly opines on “Why South Africa is leading the mobile Internet revolution” Good insights, data, and case studies.

Tsahi Levent-Levi at VoIP Survivor posts an interview with a TD-SCDMA chipset vendor and their launch in the Chinese market during the Olympic games.

Martin Sauter at Mobile Society and author of Communications Systems for Mobile questions the use of Narrow band codecs for SIP to SIP calls.

John Boxall at Handi Mobility writes about Python S60 Bluetooth Console on Mac OSX using pictures.

Igor Faletski at Mobscure discusses some guidelines for supplying context indicators in mobile applications.

Ram Krishnan at Mobile Broadband Blog discusses mobile broadband pricing.

Carlos Enrique Ortiz points that “one click” interactions are necessary for barcodes and NFC to take off. He also has pictures from MobileWidget Camp in Austin.

Andrew Grill of London Calling talks about the Blogloc service that enables users to post their location.

My contribution to the carnival – CTIA IT and Entertainment 2008 roundup.

Finally, my vote for the best post of the week goes to Ajit Jaokar at Open Gardens who discusses cloud computing in “Cloud or Fog? The battle for supremacy in the cloud is not a dogfight but will be fought in the trenches.

Next week, hop over to Next Generation Mobile Content hosted by Ofir Leitner for #142 COM. Until then, happy reading.