Initial impressions of the Windows Phone 7 Series user interface. Abstract. Slick. Unique. Confusing. Where are the 3rd party apps going to go? It shouldn’t need labels saying “Tap to search.” That is bad-UI smell. It is a bold UI move from Microsoft. I hope it works, the iPhone needs competitors to improve.
Typically insightful preview of Google Chrome OS by Arstechnica. Some intersting technical detail to such as the read-only OS partition, firmware kernels and such.
Haven’t tried Airlock but it is the kind of simple presence setup I’ve long wanted. It runs on your Mac and detects when your iPhone/iTouch is nearby via BlueTooth. You can setup actions such as unlock, log into IM and other actions. I hope it can set IM presence. It works because I always take my mobile with me when I leave my office desk.
Precorder is video recording for your Palm Pre. Alpha software but it works.
Just unlocked and jailbreaked my old iPhone 3G with 3.1.2. using Blackra1n. Amazingly easy and straightforward bit of software that. Now have my O2 iPhone 3G working with a free Meteor SIM.