Posts Tagged ‘apps’


Interview with Rene Millman (@ReneMillman), Freelance Cloud and Mobile Writer

January 10, 2013

By @Rose_at_O, @Olivia_at_O

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Rene Millman is a freelance writer and broadcaster who covers mobile technology and the cloud. He has previously worked as an analyst for IDC and Gartner and as an editor at Dennis Publishing, SC Magazine and VNUnet (now V3). Recent work by Rene Millman has appeared in Absolute Gadget, CloudPro and others.

Q.  Tell us a bit about yourself.

I have made numerous television appearances to give my views and expertise on technology trends and companies that affect and shape our lives. As a presenter, I specialize in technology and gadgets, benefitting from my many years of experience working as a journalist and analyst working with most of the world’s largest technology companies.

Q. Tell us a bit about the titles you write for and their interest in mobile technology. 

I write for a lot of different publications. I write a lot about the cloud. In many ways, the cloud is really suited for mobile technology, as it frees us from the dreaded desktop and, by extension, the office. We can work anywhere and don’t have to put on a suit and tie anymore!

Q. What’s hot in mobiles and telecoms this year? 

Cloud-enabled apps. Native apps are great and fast on the platforms they run on, but you still need something to do the grunt work. This is where the cloud comes into its own. IT has turned the client-server paradigm on its head. Read the rest of this entry ?


Next mobile apps event – Conclave Bangalore

February 22, 2011

Indian city pays host to BRIC apps showcase
by Hans Cett (@HansCett)

Coming down after Barcelona (MWC 2011)? Well, you’ve got two months to record before the next event covering mobile apps. It’s next stop India for the Mobile Apps Conclave – Bangalore Edition. The whole event is entitled ‘The Mobile Web Disruption – Life, Media and Business get Appified’. It’s being organised by CellStrat which readily admits that there will be around some 400 brand, media and technology executives at the event compared to the 60,000 plus who are just returning from MWC 2011. Read the rest of this entry ?


Mobile apps to play bigger part in MWC awards

October 8, 2010

Rating: Don’t mention that chairman of BP, Carl-Henric Svanberg won in 2010

Hard on the heels of acknowledging Apple’s key role in the mobile space (see here), the GSMA is upping the importance of mobile apps in its 2011 awards. These will be announced on February 15th2011. The show’s organiser has introduced a new category – Global Mobile App Awards, and divided it into two sub-categories. You better get your skates on because entries opened on September 13th 2011 and close on November 22nd 2010. The GSMA will announce the shortlist of nominations for each category in mid-January 2011. Read the rest of this entry ?