Posted on: 15 March 2009
Back in January I treated myself to a new mobile phone. Of course I looked at the iPhone, but there were three big drawbacks: 1. the price 2. they're getting kinda common (1 million sold in the UK!) 3. you can't use it as a 3G modem
Posted on: 17 June 2009
Having been a happy user of GooSync for keeping my Google Calendar synced with my Pixon phone, I decided it was time to centralise my address book too. GooSync claims to be able to sync Google Mail contacts too, so that seemed like a good way to go. Sadly, once I'd got all my contacts into my Google Mail address book, running GooSync on the phone did two things:
Posted on: 24 June 2011
So, one of the main reasons I chose an Android phone instead of an iPhone (apart from not wanting to follow the herd) was so that I could develop my own apps and run them on my own phone. Yes - I know you can write apps for iOS as well, but I'm all PC, Linux and open source, and Mac development is going to need a bigger technology shift than I want to make right now (although I wouldn't rule it out in the future).