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Playing with all sorts of (iPhone) applications: I dreamt of this moment

I’ve just been looking at Google’s own iPhone application, available now from the iPhone Application Store. It’s rather smart. I can see myself using that regularly as it gives me direct access straight into Google. I’d been peering at the other applications on the store. It’s nothing short of amazing. I’ve dreamt of this moment. […]

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No talking please, we’re on a plane

Who really wants to be able to use mobile phones on planes? It seems not as many of us as the airlines might be hoping, according to a new survey commissioned by Yahoo. The research found that nearly three out of four people questioned wanted in-air mobile phone use restricted to silent features like SMS. […]

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1.5 billion mobile web browsers coming soon

Mobile web browsers are about to get a whole lot better, according to analysts ABI Research, with open-Internet browsers (browsers which sport capabilities like AJAX and RSS) for mobiles growing from 76 million in 2007 to nearly 700 million browsers in 2013. “The move towards web-based applications means browser and web services engines will become […]

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Oracle makes applications Nokia-ready

Nokia and Oracle have announced the latest fruits in the five-year co-operation to make the companies’ devices and software interoperable: business users with a fondness for Siebel CRM will now be able to get access to the applications on the go. The pair have announced that Nokia’s Intellisync Device Management will now be able to […]

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AT&T opens up apps for developers, users with disabilites

Following in the footsteps of Google and Apple, AT&T has decided to open up and make information available for developers that will help them create applications for pensioners and users with disabilities. The methodology, called Universal Design, is “the practice of designing products and applications that are usable by the broadest possible range of consumers”, […]