The problem with Bluetooth PAN

December 29, 2006

Other than OS X not (yet) supporting Bluetooth PAN, the lack of Bluetooth DUN on my Samsung i607 (BlackJack) was not a major problem for me… Until yesterday.

I tried to share my Bluetooth PAN connection over WiFi in Windows XP (thus turning my OQO into a WiFi access point for a friend’s Mac) – but no, it’s just not possible! Yet it’s possible to share a Bluetooth DUN connection.

So Microsoft, what’s going on here?


Out with the old, in with the new

December 29, 2006

Hot on the heels of the recent commercial, here’s a comparison video between the Nokia N95 and the N80.

“It’s what computers have become”

December 27, 2006

Today I came across this clever Nokia N95 commercial. Are you feeling the excitement yet?

Nokia N95 video review

December 13, 2006

Here’s a juicy Nokia N95 video review to wet your appetite! It’s still unclear exactly which GSM and HSDPA bands this device will be supporting, but I’m definitely impressed… What do you all think?

Java solution and Windows Live Search

December 11, 2006

Thanks to a bit more help, I now have working Java solution for my Samsung i607 (BlackJack)! Java applications are no longer constantly prompting for permission to access the network… This makes the Google Maps Mobile and GMail Mobile actually useful :)

And speaking of Google, I recently installed the native (Windows Mobile) version of Windows Live Search, and I’m pretty impressed! Which begs the question: when is Google going to release a native (preferably Symbian) version of Google Maps Mobile? Because despite being a non-Microsoft person, I’m sorry to report that Windows Live Search walks all over Google Maps Mobile…

OQO Model 02 appears on FCC website

December 5, 2006

It looks like the highly anticipated OQO Model 02 is getting some attention from the FCC!

All that we know so far is that it’s measuring in at 3.5″x5.5″ (no thickness specified) and that it’s passed the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz tests, indicating support for 802.11a WLAN and 802.11b/g WLAN or Bluetooth…