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September 29, 2009

Video on the Palm Pre! Root = jailbreak

Filed under: app review,other smart phones — perivision @ 1:24 pm
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It always seem to be the way with smart phones isnt it? Just read in Gizmodo of a hack that will give you 320×480 resolution video at 30fps. Sweeet. And have a look at the video below. Nice. So what does this mean? Well, depending on the GPS abilities of the Pre we could (perhaps) see a few AR apps.

You need to root (jailbreak) your Palm Pre for this.

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January 20, 2009

Change of igoogle for the iphone … not happy

Filed under: app review,iphone,other smart phones — perivision @ 3:21 pm
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newigoogleARrrrggg…  I really liked the old version of igoogle for the iphone.  So today, they changed the format to a general mobile version.  Worse, I have to reselect my tabs again. Fortunately when you select ‘Add Stuff’ at the bottom of the page, my tabs from the desktop format is there, but still,  Grrr..

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November 26, 2008

N.Y. Times ripps on the new Blackberry Storm… I agree

Filed under: other smart phones,product review — perivision @ 2:48 pm
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I have my issues with the iPhone, and I have no problem expressing them, but all in all you have to admit, it’s pretty good.  The OS does a good job and being fast enough to keep up with you (not as much since 2.0) and things are mostly well thought out and designed.  No suprise, its Apple.  (No, I’m not an Apple fan boy).

So when I first heard about the Blackberry Storm I thought, ah.. an iPhone rip off.  No biggie, perhaps they will learn from Apple and make improvements..  Ehhh.. no.  When I first tried, I put it back down in 10 min and thought, clumsy.  It just does not have that ‘feel’ you expect from a device that is suppose to interact with you.  And the keyboard just did not do it for me.

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