Techcrunch and WPTouch: design optimised for mobile, data usage optimised for long wait

Techcrunch, the very well known news site about startups, Web 2.0, mobile and buzz words, has launched a mobile version of their site in March 2010: You Asked For It: TechCrunch, The Mobile Version. There are some little technical details that aren’t quite perfect for mobiles, though.

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WML, Widgets and HTML5 web apps, they are all the same thing

I like to observe how in technology (and often in life) things are repeated. Sometimes they are just the same thing again and again, other times they are slightly different. Especially in technology, some ideas fail because they are missing some pieces or because their timing was not perfect, this of course allows for refinement and repetition.
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Google Analytics for WordPress for Mobile update

I thought about a possible issue where a low-end mobile device would have gotten the img tag in the head tag. Not good.

While I was editing the code I also improved the code segmentation part that in some cases might have sent incomplete data.

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Opera Mobile vs native browser on Nokia E72

Comparison between Nokia E72’s native browser and Opera Mobile by a regular user

I had a Nokia E72 for the last 3 months and I have used it on a daily basis as my main phone. Of course, this includes browsing. Since I spend quite a bit of time browsing and most of all I want it to be efficient and snappy, I tried the native browser first and what I assumed would be the best browser available for the E72 later: Opera Mobile.

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Google Analytics for WordPress for Mobile

Get Google Analytics for WordPress to work for all mobile devices with WordPress Mobile Pack

Joost de Valk, a.k.a. Yoast, has created the great Google Analytics for WordPress plugin. The plugin does exactly what you would expect, add the Google Analytics JavaScript to your blog. On top of that it also allows you to define a lot of little tweaks specific to WordPress such as tracking authors, tags, categories and more.

All this is great, but what about mobile devices?

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