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 phone to process Web pages, Opera Mini uses a
remote server to pre-process the page before sending it to the phone. This
makes Opera Mini™ perfect for phones with very low resources, or low
bandwidth connections. Opera Mini™ offers the same speed and usability
as the renowned Opera ... (more)
Jim Liddle's Symbian Blog
Nice to see some of the more useful application content being made
available for J2ME - one of the things I missed on the K750i was a Streetmap
for when I managed to get lost (again) in London !! You can get the Jar
from here and the Jad from here
Interesting take on which phones are supported for Flashlite - check out this
Flickr page which has a picture of Flashlite running on the supported phones
- currently 83 in total ! Users are encouraged to post pictures of phones
that support flashlite that are not currently listed.
Ebay Launches Mobile Site
Ebay has become on of the largest brands to launch a direct consumer mobile
strategy in launching its mobile site. Simply text "EBAY MOBILE" to 87222.
The SMS text message we send you will cost £0.10 (Vodafone users are charged
£0.12). When you receive the SMS, just select the URL in the message and it
will open in your phone's browser.
NetBeans IE 5.0 and Mobility Pack Beta Available
The beta version of NetBeans IDE 5.0 and Mobility Pack is available for free
download from the NetBeans website.
You can create end-to-end solutions, from J2ME and J2EE to mo... (more)
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Access your GMail messages from your mobile at http://m.gmail.com
The Series 60 application lets you use most of your existing Yahoo account
features, such as email (which supports push), instant messaging, and
uploading photos. This really is amazing software and I would recommend you
download it if you have a series 60 phone. Get it here
Jim Liddle's Blog
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)