Paym is the kind of mess you get when UK banks innovate

Paym launched today with wall-to-wall media coverage. It’s a new payment system developed by the Payments Council (the people in charge of making sure financial transactions in the UK work) that allows the sending and receiving of money using just a mobile number as identifying information.

4G data speeds and allowances

Hardly the first to point this out, but EE’s 4G data allowances seem a little on the stingy side. 500MB per month for £36 on a two-year plan? That’s £864 before you’ve even bought a phone! According to this map from ZDNet the average 4G speed in London is around 16.5Mbps currently. At that speed you […]

Five years of the iPhone

This is a great summation of Apple’s success – Five years in the life of an — Horace Dediu (@asymco) October 17, 2012 Quite aside from Apple crushing all opposition, this speaks volumes about the speed of change in the mobile industry. It’s an exciting time to be in tech.