App Review: Smart Alarm Clock

Posted on Fri 05 March 2010 in geek • Tagged with android, apps, mobile, review

One of the reasons to own a smart phone is to run applications on it. There are some fantastic ideas out there and given the relative youth of the mobile app explosion I'm sure there is plenty more to come. Today I thought I would offer my thoughts on Smart …

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Posted on Mon 09 June 2008 in geek • Tagged with bandwidth, mobile, t-mobile

I had suspected it for a while but I've just confirmed it. T-Mobile is altering my web-pages. I suspect in this case it's nothing overly sinister like Phorm but it is still un-announced tampering with web-pages I request from 3rd party servers.

Transparent proxies have existed almost as long as …

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Life without Broadband

Posted on Tue 03 June 2008 in geek • Tagged with iplayer, mobile, t-mobile

Since the move down we have been without broadband. In fact without a fixed line we are subject to the whims of the mobile phone networks. Hopefully (landlords assent and trees permitting) I'll be able to get super-fast broadband through my works test network in Cambridge. However we have managed …

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New Shiny

Posted on Wed 30 November 2005 in geek • Tagged with mobile, phone

My new phone arrived yesterday, I'm quite pleased with it.

First of all the basics. It's a d750i which is a development of my old k700i. I'm pretty brand loyal with phones and while most of the world seems to be Nokia fans I've generally found Sony-Ericsson phones capable (and …

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