The Symbian Advantage

The Symbian Advantage

The Symbian OS is powerful. Extremely powerful. There’s nothing that you can’t do on Symbian that you can do on the other platforms. The same can’t be said about the other platforms. Allow me to illustrate. iOS is not open, there’s no secret about that. Although Apple...

Sony Announces 3rd Gen PSP: Code Name NGP

Yes, Sony just dropped a big one. It’s the PSP2, code named Next Generation Portable(NGP). It’s no push over. This beast is packing a quad-core Arm Cortex-A9 processor. That’s right, currently the most advanced portable handheld money can’t buy, yet. It doesn’t stop...
Flash Really Is a Big Deal

Flash Really Is a Big Deal

It wasn’t until I got my Desire HD that I realised how big a deal flash on mobiles really is and what it could mean for a platform. While you can still experience the web OK without flash on your iOS device, having it is way better. It’s not only about the web, it’s...
Making Sense of the Tablet Noise

Making Sense of the Tablet Noise

There are many tablets on the way. Heaps and heaps of tablets if CES 2011 is anything to go by. So how do we make sense of it all? Which is the best tablet to go for? Is it the Motorola Xoom – the Android 3.0 flagship tablet? Perhaps the almighty Blackberry Playbook?...
Mark Zuckerberg’s Fan Page Hacked

Mark Zuckerberg’s Fan Page Hacked

Well, isn’t this encouraging? The fan page of Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg,  just got hacked! The hacker posted the following on Zuckerberg’s page: “Let the hacking begin: If facebook needs money, instead of going to the banks, why doesn’t Facebook let...
New Design!!!

New Design!!!

As the blog is entering its second year I thought I should freshen things up a little. After sifting through numerous designs, I have finally settled on this one. I have good reasons for that too. First off, it’s a very simple design. A very very very simple...
Nokia Android Phones Coming Soon?(Video)

Nokia Android Phones Coming Soon?(Video)

Hell could indeed freeze over. In an interview at All Things D, Google VP of Mobile Platforms, Andy Rubin, didn’t rule out the possibility of having met with Nokia to discuss Android. In my previous post, I talked about how bleak the future of Symbian seems. One...
The Future of Symbian: An OS in trouble

The Future of Symbian: An OS in trouble

The Symbian OS is in a lot of trouble. From executives leaving to manufacturers backing out, the future looks bleak. An advantage that Symbian had over the iOS and WebOS was the number of manufactures making devices for the platform. There was even talk of a possible...

Thoughts on HX-V11 for the Omnia HD

As you probably know, HX-V11 just came out and I’ve been taking it for a spin. The HX Team has done it again. This is the best version of the HX ROMs yet (I know I keep saying that!). It’s faster than before and the HX patcher is becoming more and more powerful....

Samsung SGH-i707, a whole different device?

The image above is the the Samsung SGH-i707, the device Microsoft is giving out to developers and tech reviewers to preview Windows Phone 7. According to Microsoft, this device will never be released to market. The Samsung SGH-i707 is more than just a hacked up i8910....