Monthly Archives: June 2006

Carrier Bullying

Yahoo had a few services bundled under the name Next that looked interesting. They didn’t support S60, which made me sad. So I posted to the public forum for Next with my S60 woes. I subscribed to the forum (XML … Continue reading

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SMS Conversations Never End

I was chatting via IM with some friends today about setting yourself away when on IM to avoid people, or going invisible, or just not signing in at all if you have work to do or want to avoid some … Continue reading

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S60 Calendar to Google Cal via Python

As I mentioned the other day I’m searching for some sync options. So when I saw Jon Udell’s post about uploading Mozilla Calendar events to Google Calendar I immediately started wondering about doing the same thing for an S60 phone … Continue reading

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In Search of Bluetooth Sync

Rewind your technology time (those of you who can) to 1998. Back to a time when people didn’t laugh when you said you used a Palm device and there was still a grand vision of personal information flowing into and … Continue reading

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Onskreen Fusion

I met Hansmeet Sethi from Onskreen at a mobile gathering in Palo Alto this past week. Onskreen has an interesting app called Fusion that replaces the home screen on a mobile with a widgety set of information services. Recent S60 … Continue reading

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Yahoo Next (except S60)

Russ Beattie pointed me at this new mobile service from Yahoo called Next, and I was already trying it out before I noticed that none of the stuff supports S60. The email part is the only one that doesn’t explicitly … Continue reading

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AdMob

I’ve been working for a while with Omar on AdMob. Things have been going fantastic so far. It’s given me a lot more insight into what’s happening on the mobile web than any of the other stuff I’ve worked on. … Continue reading

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3rd Edition S60 Newspeak

The newest edition of the S60 platform from Nokia breaks binary compatibility. That means that applications which ran on 2nd edition devices will not run on 3rd edition devices. Apparently the porting barrier is pretty low (see the writeup at … Continue reading

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WURFL Lightweight for PHP

I had another one of those WURFL hacking episodes aimed at getting WURFL to work better for sites with large groups of active devices. And here it is. I’ve started calling it WURFL lightweight. Everyone looks up device info by … Continue reading

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Python on S60 at SDForum ETech

I helped out some with the Python on Series60 Phones presentation at SDForum last week, and I’ve been meaning to post about it. Hartti already put a post up, so I really have to. I had a bunch of little … Continue reading

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