A warm welcome all, to this week’s Carnival. Make a mug of tea, get your comfy slippers on, and settle in, because we have some treats for you.
Following on nicely, mopocket is keeping it iPhone this week, discussing the screen real estate problem. Amen to that, Justin. The clutter of apps dumped on successive homes screens degrades the user experience. Come back folders, all is forgiven!
Sachendra Yadav‘s first post for the Carnival is Mobile Wallet is “Near”. It includes a great potential scenario of your future mobile displacing even the loose change in your pocket. Just don’t mention the Fraunhofer hack, ok 😉
My Post of the Week goes to Ajit at Open Gardens. His lengthy piece looks at The Asus Effect – open source sparking mobile innovation and a shift in the device value chain. It’s big picture stuff, and starts off with how difficult it is for developers to get their apps onto devices. I buy it, but I wonder what Mr. Operator would think? Contrast Ajit’s view with the opinion that Developers are out of date” at
SMS Text News Mobile Industry Review.
Many thanks to all the contributors. The Carnival lands next week at the most excellent mobilejones.