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iPhone password hack

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Mobile applications, Mobile phones August 28th, 2008

Information week is reporting that iPhone suffers from password hack, and one can easily gain access to the entire iPhone. The way you do this is as follows: ......continue reading

X86 everywhere- in DTVs, STBs, Handhelds (but not in cellphones)

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- Handheld, Devices- Set-top boxes, Mobile phones, Semiconductors August 26th, 2008

Intel has made several announcements at IDF that promise to take X86 architecture into a host of new markets. We all know that Intel has already announced (and is shipping) UMPCs based on Atom processor. Atom is a low end X86 processor that is lot cheaper than Celeron, and of course consumes lot less power. So it is ideal for a Nokia N800 class devices and other MIDs. ......continue reading

First GPhone approved by FCC

Flash Player 7 SDK August 20th, 2008

Yahoo is reporting that FCC has approved HTC’s GPhone that runs Android. The press release goes onto say that the phone will operate in TMobile’s 3G network, and will work in 1700 MHz band. ......continue reading

Converting powerpoint presentation to Flash

Desktop Flash Player August 19th, 2008

I came accross an interesting application ‘authorPOINT Lite’ that lets you convert powerpoint to Flash. Its called as ‘authorPoint’ and best of all its free! I like this method of transfer because, the intended recipient need not have powerpoint installed. ......continue reading

Samsung Instinct holding well (despite Sprint loosing 900K subscribers)

Devices- Cellphones, Devices- iPhone, Flash Enabled Devices, Mobile applications, Wireless Carriers August 19th, 2008

Sprint execs are taking big pride in the fact that the Instict sales are going very well, and that such phone wil stop the loss of the customers they’ve been experiencing. News that Instinct has set a new record for cellphone sales have been surfacing for some time. Best Buy for example, has claimed that Instict has been all time best seller for the company overtaking Motorola Razr. Sprint themselves have been making press releases about how fast Instinct sales have been growing and how it has lead to shortage in some markets. ......continue reading

More on TMobile phones and Flash Lite support

Devices- Cellphones, Flash Enabled Devices, Flash Lite ports, Mobile phones, OS- Windows Mobile/CE August 18th, 2008

Hayden recently blogged about TMobile listing Flash Lite as a supported technology. I also notice that there are remarks from Adobe on the article saying that they are working with all the leading mobile operators for Flash Lite support and will keep developers posted. ......continue reading

MLB.Com using Microsoft Silverlight for paid subscription

Desktop Flash Player, Flash Lite ports, Silverlight August 15th, 2008

Take a look at the mlb.com’s paid subscription site. It is already using Microsoft Silverlight for live streaming. It says that the plug-in offers ‘better video handeling’ and ‘dynamic resizing’ among other things. The download is available for both PC and Mac. ......continue reading

Flash Lite 3.1 ported to TI chipsets

Browsers, Flash Lite 3, Flash Lite ports August 13th, 2008

California Software Labs has ported Flash Lite to TI DaVinci and OMAP line of chipsets. More specifically, the Flash Lite is available on Linux Framebuffer on DM355 (low end DaVinci with ARM), DM6646(ARM+DSP) and OMAP (ARM Cortex). We are working on packaging the release, and can be made available to OEM’s. ......continue reading

Google Android phones delayed until 2009

Android, Devices- Embedded, Devices- Handheld August 11th, 2008

I came accross a blog that suggested that Google Android phones will be delayed until 2009.  From the blog: “ This information was apparently gleamed from “contacts” of Trip Chowdhry of Global Equities Research who told him that HTC is having troubles implementing the Android feature set on its phones and is demanding guaranteed minimum revenues from Google, indicating the company is worried about a possible lack of demand. ” ......continue reading

Openmoko phones are already shipping

Android, Devices- Embedded, Devices- Handheld, Devices- iPhone, Mobile phones, OS- Embedded linux August 6th, 2008

Openmoko, an open Linux platform company, is exhibiting at Linuxworld Expo this week. They are showing three models shipping using their platform. The devices are GSM based and unlocked. Users can buy them today and use with AT&T and TMobile in USA. ......continue reading

Craig Newmark’s Interview (Founder of craigslist.com)

Browsers August 1st, 2008

Craig Newmark spoke at TIECON a while ago. It was more like one on one discussion. Craig does come accross as a complete geek (I am a geek too so nothing’s wrong with it ;) and it was a funny interview He did share some of his pictures when he used wear taped glasses and even today he likes to call himself customer service representative of Craigslist. I was impressed by his humble demeanor, and just in general the way of looking at things. ......continue reading