Category Mobile

Kobo Gives the Shelfie Story a Happy Ending

The story of Shelfie, the Vancouver-based print and e-book bundling startup that ceased operations back in January, has a coda, and quite possibly a happy ending after all. Shelfie’s fellow Canadians at Kobo had agreed to maintain the Shelfie service so that users could access their DRM-protected e-books and transfer their e-book libraries to the Kobo […]

PlayReady on Android and iOS Shines at NAB

Third party vendors step in with PlayReady DRM implementations for popular mobile platforms. Also, a personal appeal for aid to evacuees in Japan.

Music Forecast: Cloudy

Cloud sync of music across a user’s devices requires a license from record companies… or does it?

Cricket Wireless Sings the Same Old Song

Is the new MuveMusic service from Cricket Wireless a “game changer for everyone”? Hardly.

More Devices, More Platforms, More… DRM

DRMs proliferate along with mobile devices and application platforms.

Mobile World Congress: A Preview

Low expectations from Barcelona this year.

2009 Year in Review, Part 1

A slow year in DRM, to match the slow economy.