Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: Google Local For Mobile Using Ajax For Midlet!
It seems that Google have done it again, having brought Google local to the
mobile phone with a fairly sophisticated Midlet that also has Ajax support.
It is amazing what is in 38K of Midlet, and it is good to see Google pushing
the envelope on mobile like this. As per my comments previously on this
page, there already exists MGMaps which provides a J2ME interface to Google
Maps but it is not as slick as this. Check this out from Google here.
posted Saturday, 12 November 2005 4:30 PM EST
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Now everyone knows about VOIP, and everyone knows about Skype. Skype is
pretty useful if you are doing Skype to Skype calls or even Skype to phone
calls from your desk. Currently however mobile Skype just does not cut
it... It doesn’t work over GPRS, barely over 3G (if you can get a
consistent decent signal) and Wi Fi hot spots are not always easy to find and
still tend to be not free and quite expensive.
What is needed is something simple and easy to use. What is needed is
something like Jajah.
Jajah was founded by Daniel Mattes and Roman Scharf. It is ... (more)
The recent PRISM Data snooping controversies have heightened almost every
companies awareness of the potential vulnerabilities of data stored
off-premise in the Cloud. Many Cloud Storage companies talk about encrypting
data ‘at rest' but the real issue is that the storage companies control the
encryption rather than the company whose data is stored controlling the
Ask yourself these questions?
Are you comfortable not controlling your own file encryption? Do you have
sensitive data you wish to store in the cloud that you do not want to have
your file sharing vendor ... (more)
Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: Yet Another Java/J2ME Google Maps Midlet!
These seem to be coming out quicker that I can blog them ! This one is
called J2MEMap and you can get the JAR from here, and the jar from here
Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog: Opera Releases Development Platform
Opera purports to enable true web applications to be developed that have
access to the phone's functionality through the Opera Platform DOM interface
(provided by the Application Player) and can communicate with servers using
XMLHttpRequest. The Opera Platform SDK is currently available for Symbian
OS phones with S60, and is free.
See here for more details.
Opera Mini Midlet Web Browser updated to V1.1
Get the MIDP2 jar here or the JAD link here
For a version specific to a phone go here
Instead of requiring the pho... (more)