Category Archives: Telecomms

Future looks bright for video ads

Continuing in the online video theme, The Register has a story about video ads: Future looks bright for video ads The article talks about ad-funded online video, and video ads in web pages. Both of these are relevant to me at work.

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Symbian Slingplayer In Private Beta

Saw this on mocoNews.net this morning: Symbian Slingplayer In Private Beta Looks interesting, even with the number of operators making video available on mobile, this allows an individual get the video content that they have available, in their home or office, delivered to their phone. So, while they’re on a train, or waiting in an […]

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Nokia N95 vs. iPhone

Nokia are saying that the N95 is better than the iPhone, at least in the European market. Just read an article on SiliconRepublic.com: Nokia aim to “rip through the iPhone hype” While I personally would prefer the features in the N95, the screen, interface, and form factor of the iPhone are much better. If Apple […]

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Flash Lite: Graphics for Mobile Devices

This is an interesting introduction to Flash Lite – including getting data from the network – in the current issue of Dr. Dobbs Journal. Well it’s probably only interesting if, like me, the only thing you already know about Flash Lite, is that some people can make nice looking demos with it 😉 Dr. Dobbs […]

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RTÉ entertainment goes mobile – ireland.com – Breaking News – Tue, May 22, 2007

Interesting news about RTÉ programmes on 3’s mobile network. ireland.com – Breaking News – Tue, May 22, 2007 – RTÉ entertainment goes mobile 50 cent a day doesn’t sound to bad for the amount of data. Let’s hope other data rates come down also. (I wonder if you need a “televison reception aparatus” licence for […]

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YouTube – Microsoft oPhone

Very funny video: YouTube – Microsoft oPhone [link via Furrygoat]

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‘Smart dust’ to explore planets

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | ‘Smart dust’ to explore planets I just noticed this on BBC News. I’ve obviously heard of smart dust but I hadn’t thought of it in the context of interplanetary exploration. Interesting stuff!

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Nokia Software Updater

Just found out about the Nokia Software Updater, it’s available for upgrading several phone models. I haven’t tried it yet, I’ll hopefully get it installed and my 6680 upgraded over the weekend. (Although my connection problems seem to have gone away since I selected the network manually) Update: It appears that my phone already has […]

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