Nate Adcock's blog

Android is Alive on Axim!

This post is twofold. One to inform our bloggers that are still carrying the Smartphonemag torch here that we now have a new blog category pulldown that allows you to tag posts by operating system type (This post being obviously about getting Android to run on my Dell Axim x51)...and secondly a bit of a teaser about getting Android running on an Axim...haha (it's a very early debug build, so don't get any hopes up yet).


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SPB Software Apps on Sale in Ovi Store

Spb Software is offering some of their Symbian-based mobile apps in the Nokia Ovi store on sale for the month of August (Mobile Shell, and Brain Evolution). I hate to admit that I wasn't even aware there was an "Ovi" store until I read this press release. Full press release and links follow the break...


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SPB TV now includes WAP version!

For all those other 3G phones on the market, SPB Software just released a mobile version of their excellent and free TV-viewing app, SPB TV. See the full press release here, or point your WAP browser here...


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Handy Safe 2.0 Released For Android

Paragon, the same guys behind the excellent dictionary and encyclopedia reference apps, recently added a version of their mobile encrypted database app to Android, and re-designed the Symbian version. Read on for full PR info and links...

 


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SoftMaker Office 2010 Mobile Version Available!

I use the excellent SoftMaker Office on both my Windows Mobile device and my Windows 7 laptop. It's not only a cheaper alternative to the MS Office desktop, but the mobile version has excellent functionality that far surpasses the (now free) MS Mobile version.


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PhoneWeaver for Android Released!

“June 30, 2010 - Android users rejoice, PhoneWeaver, the world's best profile manager, now released for Android phones!”...For those not familiar with PhoneWeaver for Wi


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New Version of Resco Keyboard Pro available

Resco recently updated their soft keyboard for WinMo... "Version 6.00 introduces a series of minor and major improvements. Besides the changes in most of the existing keyboard layouts, we’ve created a brand new navigation layout with lots of handy tools such as the navigation keys and copy, cut, paste and select all buttons. We’ve also introduced a secondary symbol layout with a new set of frequently used symbols.


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WikiReader a Perfect Gadget Gift!!

If you refer to or use Wikipedia as much as I do, then you have to get a WikiReader (created by Openmoko). Not directly smartphone-related, I know, but bloggers should really listen up. This is s great companion device, especially for those times when you just can't get to the network, and you need to brush up or verify some tech info.


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Land Air Sea Warfare now available for Windows Mobile!

I reviewed this title on our iPhone blogs last month, and if you are a Window's mobile gamer I have good news. It's finally out for Windows Mobile touchscreen devices, though I admit I have not tried the WinMo version. You can grab a demo cab of the game here.


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SPB TV 2.0 now available!

SPB TV is a real winner (get it here), and is fast becoming one of my all-time favorite apps on either iPhone or Windows Mobile (see my early WM review here). Now at version 2.0, the channel list has really grown, and I love watching old forgotten SF movies on one of the many free classic channels available.


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Handango Doing Free App Friday Again!

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This is great...FAF is back! Once upon a time, one of the mega app stores in mobileland would give away a free app once a week on Fridays.


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SBSH Releases Free Android Newsreader App!

"May 19th, 2010 - Following GoNews for Windows Mobile success, SBSH is excited to announce the availability of GoNews for Android! Announcing GoNews 1.0 for Android release, available for free download!" Go here for full press release, and info...


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KIN ONE and KIN TWO Available!

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"BASKING RIDGE, N.J., and REDMOND, Wash. – For people who want to keep up and share everything going on in their lives with the people who matter most, Verizon Wireless and Microsoft Corp. will make KIN available online on May 6.


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2 App Stores become One!

If you can't beat em, join em. And I am not surprised to see this happening in non-iPhone app land, because let's face it--there is Apple's App store, and there is everything else. The most common complaints in my experience about Handango was for things like extra charges for re-downloading your apps (download protection), maybe cutting a bit deep into developer profits, driving up app costs, etc.


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SFR Password gets update to 4.2!

 To see this unique security product in action, click on the image. This was one of the products that I always felt did well in our annual awards, and good to see they are still developing it.


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HTC Droid Incredible coming to Verizon Wireless!

 Wow, seriously swinging towards these new Droid phones of late, and here is another killer HTC device being added to the mix. 8mpxl camera, huge 3" AMOLED, WiFi, GPS but weirdly no mention of BT?  Read on for full release details...


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Wizcode runs weekend PayPal blowout sale!!

Wizcode, makers of the ultimate in storage card tools, and other usefully cool WinMo utilities like Pocket Mechanic, are offering a 40% discount on all software for this weekend. The offer is only available for Payal users...check it out at the link above...


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eWeek rounds-up great new phones at CTIA this week

eWeek has a great round-up of new phones seen at CTIA...HTC unveiled a 4G Android super phone, which packs a 4.3"  touchscreen, and the Android 2.1 OS! The continuing march of popular Android phones has shown that it is definitely becoming a mobile OS force to be reckoned with!


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SBSH PhoneWeaver 2.1 for Windows Mobile Released!

 â€œMarch 15th, 2010 - SBSH PhoneWeaver 2.1 for Windows Mobile Touch Released! Finger friendly settings interface with full Windows Mobile 6.5.3 compatibility, supporting the latest Windows Phones!” Read on for more highlights, info and links...

SBSH PhoneWeaver 2.1 Highlights


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New Handy SMS from Paragon

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"Paragon Software Group is happy to announce Handy SMS for Windows Mobile, a messaging application that arranges and manages your short messages in the most efficient way.


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