February 16, 2006
Today and Yesterday in Ringtonia
Today and yesterday in Ringtonia, on mobiles and music.
-- Pheratones in the New York Times - The NY Times reveals that everything about Pheratones is part of an eleborate and carefully planned viral advertising and marketing campaign - including fake entries in Wikipedia.
-- Juvenile Offers Fans Customizable Ringtones - While most rap artists would rather sell their hit singles as ringtones, Juvenile wants his fans to make their own ringtones from any part of a song featured in his upcoming album.
-- 3GSM - Craig David sets tone for mobile entertainment - Musician Craig David set the tone of the mobile entertainment summit at the 3GSM World Congress on Wednesday by singing a song and telling a packed auditorium that mobile phones will have a huge impact on the music industry.
-- Verizon, MySpace Give Bands a Chance - The "Calling All Bands" contest from Verizon Wireless and MySpace offers one lucky unsigned band the opportunity to have their song, music video, ring tone and ring back tone released on Verizon Wireless.
-- Paranormal message installs itself as default ringtone - According to my source, a paranormal message was received on a Sony Ericsson phone, and installed itself as the default ringtone.
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