Month: January 2011

Telit acquires Motorola’s M2M product line

Telit offers a wide range of radio modems, with or without own programmable controller, and either as ready-to-use devices or modules for integration, making it easy to mobile-enable any mobile-challenged device. To me it sounds very much like getting rid

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Location based services at a turning point?

What I see today in terms of location based services for the public look more like games than really useful services. Foursquare’s success has been mayorship, but who cares about that in the long run. Is that more than a

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The purpose of Foursquare

I’ve been working on semi-pro location based services since 2007, none successful so far, and have always considered “What’s the purpose and productivity-increasing elements of a location based service?”. After listening to a guy that helps Foursquare, Twitter etc define

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PalFinder now on the Facebook App Directory

PalFinder is on the Facebook App Directory now, but the only way to find it is to search for ‘palfinder’ or e.g. ‘checkins’. It’s not listed under ‘Friends & Family’ as it’s supposed to. I don’t know why.

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Converter Pro for Android uploaded to Sony Ericsson PlayNow

It’s uploaded to the German PlayNow site, and will hopefully get approved soon. When/if so, it will get rolled out to other countries as well. I’ll keep you posted.

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XMediaLab Location Based Services conference in Malmö, Sweden, 2011-01-21

I’ll attend the 21st, to find out the state of the location market, as well as see if I can find any potential customers and/or people I know there. I haven’t yet decided on the lab days, even though that

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Problems with the Facebook App Directory

Sad to say, Facebook has numerous bugs and arguable features in its App Directory, and the chance of finding an app in the directory, without knowing its exact name, is very hard. The most serious bug is that currently it’s impossible

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PalFinder with mobile access

Now it’s possible to access PalFinder from a mobile phone! Go to palfinder.abiro.com from your phone’s browser, and possibly log in to the app. That’s it. The table, logo and map have been adapted to a 300 pixel wide display.

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Open for business

Now the basics of the site are in place. If you have any enquiries about Abiro’s offerings, please see About for contact information.

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