Simon Rockman

Fuss Free Phones: Simon Rockman: Simon has been in the mobile phone industry since Motorola was the top dog closely followed by NEC. He's been the owner and editor of What Mobile Magazine, the editor of PCW and a senior director at Motorola and Sony Ericsson. Today he focuses on Mobile Money and his passion of mobile phones for older people. he runs

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Vodafone takes accessibility seriously

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colaco spoke with passion about making mobile phones better for older users and those with disabilitiesThe first Vodafone Smart accessibility awards were held in Brussels this week with a €200,000 prize split across four categories. The most important word in that sentence is “first”.

December 7, 2011 by Simon Rockman


The walled garden has happened

How we laughed and derided when the mobile phone network 3 launched with a walled garden. We pointed to AOL and how that didn’t work and then sat back and waited.

December 6, 2011 by Simon Rockman


More than legal ammunition

I don’t doubt that Google’s purchase of Motorola is for the best radio patents around, but there might be a fringe benefit which will change my mind on something.It might be the single thing which will make NFC work.

December 1, 2011 by Simon Rockman