AirDroid for your Android

AirDroid is an excellent application for utilising the functions of your Android phone via a web browser. This doesn’t require root access to your phone, and should work with pretty much all current phones on the market. One of the most annoying things for Linux users (myself) is the total lack of software available for … Read more

Galaxy Nexus Sales Prohibited?

With Apple’s monolithic mindset of litigate don’t innovate recently got the Samsung Galaxy Nexus (Google’s development phone) added to the never ending list of common features that make up a phone (my way of putting it) all sales were halted in the USA. But did this action extend to Australia? (I don’t know the answer … Read more

Screen Captures for Galaxy Nexus

Since getting my Samsung Galaxy Nexus I had noticed that on a few forums there are images of screen captures that included the phone as part of the image. Well today I discovered the site that people are using to create such images! Here’s an example of the type of screen capture I’m talking about. … Read more

Galaxy Nexus Day 3

Well on Tuesday (5th June) I finally got my mitts on the Galaxy Nexus (i9250) This now brings about retirement of my HTC Desire (A8183) this was my launching into the world that is Android! and once my contract was up I knew that I wanted¬†the development phone from this point forward. Ice Cream Sandwich … Read more

Anticipation is Killing Me!

I know that by writing this entry is going to jinx the outcome, but this Saturday (June 2nd) I will be getting a new mobile phone. I’ve been using a HTC Desire since August 2010 and it’s time to update to a newr handset. My phone of choice is the Samsung Galaxy Nexus! Now although … Read more

What's With Port 70 ??? (Gopher)

Ok so if you recognise the critter in this image then your half way to understanding what I’m talking about!¬† Port 70 is traditionally reserved for the Gopher protocol. What is Gopher? Well it’s a slim text only layout that pre dates the internet as we know it as (aka HTML) Gopher started life back … Read more

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