Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

There’s a great post over at the 01 blog. Already put it on my shared Google Reader feed (which, just by the way, is a highly recommendable source of information 😉 ), but thought I’d also dedicate a short post on my own blog since the original post’s in German. In his post, the author […]


Just in time for the Congress formerly known as 3GSM: Personal navigation products manufacturer Garmin has announced in a press release this week the nüvifone – a GPS-enabled 3.5G smartphone. Release 3rd quarter 2008. Maps and POI data preloaded for North America, Eastern and Western Europe (I always considered Austria Central Europe – hey!); spoken […]


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 […]


1ft Startup has released the second part of their article on J2ME Porting: Entertaining a crowd, part 2. Testing’s the topic this time. Recommended!


Great article on the W3C‘s Mobile Web Initiative Team Blog ‘MWI: Leading Mobile Web Access to Its Full Potential‘. W3C Deputy Director Philipp Hoschka compiles major facts and figures on the current state of the mobile Web. Some snippets: About 1.7 billion mobile phones (out of the approx. total of 2.7 billion) have browsing capability […]


Another great mini-game for Google Earth! Developed by Google Earth Hacks: Google Earth Football. The game is played inside a virtual KML stadium and it makes cool use of network links and a radioFolder menu to control the game moves. (There’s also a quick run-down of how the the game works internally for the nosy […]


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 […]