This post is coming in a bit late today since I was without Internet access for the entire weekend! I'm between ISPs right now and, although I timed the cutoff of my first to dovetail with the installation of the second, delays in turning on my DSL service meant that I was Net-less for 3 days.
One major weakness of the Windows Mobile platform, compared to S60 and the iPhone, is the rather poor Internet Explorer Mobile web browser. There are a few initiatives underway that may significantly improve that experience and if so, then something like the HTC Advantage could actually serve as my primary mobile computer. Upcoming browsers include SkyFire and Firefox Mobile, while there are also some existing options like ThunderHawk and Opera Mobile that may improve your browsing experience too.
So, Amazon has decided that it's DRM-free MP3 music store will go international over the next year. Should Apple be worried?
So long as people are replacing their phones every year, you're going to need help connecting them to mobile networks. And even if Volantis gives away its software, there is a lot of money to be made helping folks make those connections.
I wrote up a rather detailed review of the HTC Advantage back in August 2007 and since that time I have continued to discover how powerful of a device the Advantage really is or can be made to be with 3rd party software applications. I have been thinking about picking up an ultra portable device like the Fujitsu U810 or Samsung Q1 Ultra, but then I find articles like Steve Laser's take on the HTC Advantage that inspire me to evaluate whether the Advantage already meets any function that an ultra portable may provide.
Nokia said Monday that it has acquired Trolltech in a deal that could have big implications for mobile applications.Trolltech provides software development platforms for mobile applications.
Verizon reported its fourth quarter results and they were in line with expectations on the strength of the telecom giant's wireless unit. Broadband signups, however, were on the light side.
Black Duck is trying to expand beyond its role in managing code licenses and become a general workflow outfit.
The Google founders, and employees alike have a fetish for LEGO -- so why not celebrate the 50th year of it? The newest Google Doodle is a Google logo built with virtual LEGO pieces.
To make this deal pay Nokia has to become more closely aligned with both Linux and open source.
Jerome Kerviel, the Societe Generale trader that managed to lose more than $7 billion without the bank noticing, is facing charges of fraud and forgery. Security lessons of this debacle abound.
Social networking services are popping up like daffodils in summer, but MOLI is not an ordinary flower. It has emerged with $29.
Some parts of Android will be familiar, such as the Linux Kernel, OpenGL, and the SQL database. Others may be completely foreign, such as Android's idea of the application life cycle. You'll need a good understanding of these key concepts in order to write well-behaved Android applications. Let's start off by taking a look at the overall system architecture--the key layers and components that make up the Android stack. Excerpted from an upcoming book.
A few items of note: There's a Western Union spam with Trojan payload; Beware Super Bowl hijinx this week; And if you really want to be a malicious hacker move to Japan.Among the notable:Western Union spam with TrojanSunbelt Software reports that it has seen a fair number of spams with a Trojan payload.
With Apple's announcement of the MacBook Air they've clearly stated that the future is wire free and that hard wired connections are dead.The MBA Apple has done away with the traditional Ethernet port that's graced almost every previous Apple portable.
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