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The City Live developers community Glowe presented a mobile  ‘alcoholtest application‘at the Student Take-Off in Hasselt yesterday.  And it was a succes. Students checked their ‘status’ and estimated alcohol percentage via the mobile phone and loved it.


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The Google Mobile Team has introduced ‘My Location’ for searching on your mobile phone. When you are in London and feel like a beer, you just have to type ‘beer’ in the Google search button and not ‘beer London’. In other words: with My Location, Google knows where you are.

According to the Google Mobile Blog, it works this way: (more…)

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I promised in the blog entry about the mobile practices of Flemish newspapers that I would also take a look at the mobile choices the Flemish magazines make.

Whereas every Flemish newspaper mentioned has chosen a mobile website, publisher Sanoma Magazines has taken a different path. The path of mobile applications. For their women’s magazines Flair and Libelle, they offer a weekly mobile magazine. Libelle provides their subscribers among others kitchen recipes, Flair the following:

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I’d like to take a look at the newspapers in Flanders. What kind of mobile internet services do they offer? Since the launch of the iPhone in Belgium a few weeks ago, mobile internet has become a hot topic. It has ‘a face’ since then, and more and more people want to try it out.

  • De Standaard (publisher: Corelio)

One of Belgian’s quality papers, De Standaard, offers a mobile website to its readers since the 16th of June. Via m.standaard.be a mobile-fit website is provided. The service contains all kinds of news, from sports and politics to celebrity updates. Apart from that, the mobile website offers the weather forecast and up to date traffic information.

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