Archive for the ‘Phone’ Category

My thesis is keeping me away from blogging – and even reading blogs – and will most likely continue to do so until January (after which my new job will most likely keep me from blogging…), but this just has to be posted: Clever guys from Medallia figured out the access to the iPhone’s accelerometer […]


If you’re a developer who gets to play around with mobile gadgets and high-end smartphones a lot (or, well, frequently enough at least – like myself) it’s easy to get excited over the stuff you can do with those things nowadays: realtime 3D graphics, integrated GPS, animated SVG user interfaces, Flash, you name it. Despite […]


Once again a post on my own account: Had a really nice closing event for the Creative Histories project yesterday with an interested audience and well-behaved demo hard- and software. On the photo you can see me, showing off the coolness of our orientation-sensor-driven 3D graphics UI to the press while my colleague & friend […]


Already some days old but still worth reading: The Google Phone: Fact, Fiction and a Huge Link List. DailyWireless connects the dots on Google Phone rumours.


Found at the Mobile Technology Weblog: Blue Sky Positioning from the UK is integrating an A-GPS receiver into a mobile phone SIM card! There’s no information if the chip also functions in pure GPS mode, i.e. without the ‘A’. AFAIK carriers in Austria do not support A-GPS in their networks – at least not anymore. […]


I thought I’d open up this post to collect issues, bugs and feature requests for the FONFinder. I’ll update it over time. Drop me a comment if there’s something on your mind about FONFinder. There are currently issues with special characters. Especially the Umlauts are a problem as they are quite common in German/Austrian street […]