To the citizens of the United States of America:
In light of your failure to nominate competent candidates for President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately.
Her Sovereign Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will resume monarchical duties over all states, commonwealths, and territories (except Kansas, which she does not fancy).
Your new prime minister, Gordon Brown, will appoint a governor for America without the need for further elections.
Congress and the Senate will be disbanded.
A questionnaire may be circulated next year to determine whether any of you noticed.
San Diego, California – April 16, 2008 – A recent study based largely on data reported to the US Transportation Department indicated that the US airlines’ operational performance has hit a 20-year low. Stories of more than 1,000 cancelled flights and bumped passengers have plagued the travel industry in recent weeks. More than a quarter of flights arrived late in 2007 for the 16 airlines ranked, and customer complaints are through the roof.
With the stress and uncertainty of traveling steadily increasing, passengers can use all the help they can get. WorldMate Live, a mobile service that serves as a traveler’s ‘guardian angel’, takes the pain out of traveling by arming members with critical, real-time updates about important changes to their travel itineraries. Using the first mobile travel service to ‘push’ interactive alerts for flight delays and cancellations, members don’t have to spend time actively seeking alternate flight information. The service does it for them automatically.
WorldMate Live was chosen by Laptop Magazine as a finalist for their “Best of CTIA 2008” among only 3 other companies.
Read Laptop Magazine’s review of WorldMate Live for Windows Mobile here.
Award validates WorldMate Live as the industry’s leading mobile travel service
CTIA Wireless Conference, Las Vegas, NV (April 3, 2008) – WorldMate, Inc., the leading provider of mobile travel services for the road warrior and frequent flier, today announced that WorldMate Live has been selected as the winner of the 2008 Andrew Seybold Choice Award for Most Innovative Consumer Application. WorldMate Live is the only mobile service that actively manages a traveler’s complete itinerary and sends “push” alerts with important schedule changes and other time-sensitive information. With WorldMate Live, travelers can then take immediate control of their plans directly within the application’s user interface.
See the full movie here:
It’s about 20 minutes but worth the view!
What are we going to do about it?
From CNET CTIA 2008 blog:
WorldMate Live coming to Windows phones
Last November, MobiMate revealed WorldMate Live for BlackBerry. A large stride ahead of its traditional business-class travel software, WorldMate Live got some souped-up features, including online management tools and functionality to push flight status alerts and scheduling reminders to the phone.
In a few more weeks, WorldMate Live will come to Windows Mobile phones, the number two platform pick for businesses, and therefore frequent corporate jetsetters. I got a preview today at the CTIA Wireless conference, and it looks good. By “good” I mean nearly identical to the BlackBerry version of WorldMate Live, with perhaps one or two navigation and interface tweaks. Other than that, the app is expected to behave identically and contain the same content services, like currency conversion, a live itinerary, real-time weather reporting, world clocks, and so on.
MobiMate hopes to add WorldMate Live for Symbian to the product family by the end of 2008.
(Posted by Jessica Dolcourt, April 2nd)