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T-Mobile G1 gets a mystery update

It’s raining updates for the users of T-Mobile G1. While most of us are yet to lay our hands on the first Android phone, the lucky few who went ahead and bought it already have had to update the build OTA. While the popular word is that the build number is RC28, one reader over […]

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Access unveils new Palm OS: ALP 3.0

Japan’s Access, the company that purchased PalmSource and Palm OS back in 2005, has today officially announced and unveiled the successor to Palm OS, the Access Linux Platform 3.0 or simply ALP 3.0. This linux based release, which is expected to replace the Garnet OS (renamed from Palm OS), not only supports native Linux and […]

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Apple delivers iPhone 2.1; fixes bugs and security holes

Today, if you have connected your iPhone to the computer, you might have noticed that Apple has made the iPhone firmware version 2.1 available via iTunes. And if you haven’t already done that, well, now would be a good time. As promised by Steve Jobs at the company’s ‘Let’s Rock’ event recently, the 2.1 version […]

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Apple firmware update brings iPhone ‘bug fixes’

Apple has released a new firmware update for the iPhone, OS 2.02.2, promising rather obliquely ‘bug fixes’. Apple being Apple isn’t saying what the bugs are and how they might need fixing, but more than a few commentators are pointing the finger at the 3G problems that seem to have plagued users. If that was […]

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ROKTalk: Update

So it’s alive! Brilliant. ROKTalk isn’t, as I was concerned about (and to quote the irrepressible Michael Arrington) in ‘The Dead Pool’. I got this in from Bruce at ROK just now. ROK Talk is indeed a fabulous service delivering easy to use, low-cost, ad-hoc, multi-person calling. We have learnt a great deal from the […]

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Old and Baffled update!

I said at the end of “Old and Baffled”, that I would update according to any new features or ideas that I got. Thankfully, I did! I got an e-mail telling me about another company called Doro – they specialise in simple phones for the elderly and disabled. The best thing about this company is […]

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iPhone 3G Update

As the storm dies down here’s what we know: O2 are sold out of all iPhone 3Gs online. There are no white 16GB models to be offered from launch. The PAYG version won’t be launching any time soon – possibly not until Christmas. Carphone Warehouse are selling new connections on-line, but upgrades must be done […]

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Unlimited Drinks Dublin: 10th July – Update

As you know SMS Text News is coming to Dublin … and we’re really looking forward to meeting Ireland’s mobile community. I have some more details about the evening, so here goes. Critical Info The date: July 10th (Thursday) The venue: Magic Glasses Bar, The O’Callaghan Stephen’s Green Hotel, Dublin (map) The time: 6pm onwards […]

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Private Mobile Networks update

I’m still without my private mobile network. Elvis, the PR manager at the Conrad, and I, have been having technical difficulties. That is, he’s not receiving any of my email. And he needs a load of information from me on how I am planning to use the Private Mobile Network whilst in the Maldives… before […]

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ShoZu updates its Facebook profile

The folk over at ShoZu have been coming up with some new functionality for Facebook users – all through pop-ups on your phone’s idle screen. The new functionality looks like this • Have friends’ newest Facebook photos sent to the mobile as soon as they are posted, with the option to receive a collective feed […]