Tag Archives: mobile phone

playing with Cyanogenmod

I flashed it to the Galaxy S2 about two weeks ago and have been using the phone as per normal since then. All then important things work, some a little better. The phone definitely feels snappier and the battery lasts longer.
I really like the UI improvements they’ve made.
Unfortunately there are a couple of apps that aren’t as good as the included Samsung ones: email doesn’t have the split screen view, calendar doesn’t have drag and drop. And I lost Polaris office. I’m trying to weigh up whether I should go back to stock… as some of the old system apps don’t restore or need licenses.

The Galaxy SII Information lock screen

My Android lock screen was featured on Lifehacker! I submitted it to the desktop show and tell pool a few months ago and it seems to gave gathered some interest. Who would have thought.

Below are some words to explain how it was created. It does not require rooting, but two of the apps used cost money.
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two links to articles about phones, and one question

There is an excellent comparison of the iPhone 3G S and the Nokia N97 over at Darla’s blog.

Lifehacker Australia writes about tethering on iPhone with Optus.

What’s the deal with the tethering business on the iPhone? Why is it such a frequently discussed topic? All my previous phones, and my current one did and do perfect tethering via USB and/or Bluetooth…

AllAboutSymbian on why the iPhone can’t multitask

If you use anything you believe is called, or should be called a smartphone, you should read this article on multitasking on smartphones by Steve Litchfield over at AllAboutSymbian. Especially why the iPhone can’t multitask. It’s a great article: Look everyone, Multitasking does work after all. And has been doing so for a decade and a half

I love Nokia Sports Tracker

That’s nothing new to people close to me, but I’ve never really told anyone else.

Nokia Sports Tracker is a great free application for Symbian phones with GPS. It tacks you on the map in what it calls a ‘workout’. Read more »

The BlackBerry Storm ad that might have been – Engadget

The BlackBerry Storm ad that might have been – Engadget

27/02/2009

27/12/2008

23/10/2008