Smartphones inside out – part 2: mobile networks

Reading Time: 14 minutes I wrote a post about mobile phones a “bit” earlier. This is the follow-up, with mobile networks. They are, inevitably, something that the whole mobile culture relies on. Yet I think mobile networks have received quite little interest from general public. 5G is a hot topic right now in 2018. The generations of mobile networksContinue reading “Smartphones inside out – part 2: mobile networks”

Back to basics: quantifying the web

Reading Time: 3 minutes I stumbled upon developing a iGoogle gadget. These small web programs are floating in the customizable front page of Google account owners. They can be used to push information to the user, and probably in the near future they develop into real applications. The point isn’t actually about this specific technology. What I started thinkingContinue reading “Back to basics: quantifying the web”

ubiset

Reading Time: < 1 minute Building your own ubiset: – buy a modern 3G phone– install the following software: * Google Maps (http://www.google.com/mobile/) * Tweets60 (http://www.tweets60.com/) * Glogger Lite (http://m.glogger.mobi/) * Fring (though it’s a battery drain) This set gives you access to a lot of info on the road. You can keep in touchand document (Glogger) what you see.Continue reading “ubiset”

non-intravenous ED

Reading Time: 2 minutes No, don’t open your mail. You have about 400 unread messages, of which luckily 98% can be deleted without going further than a mere flick.I won’t suggest that you’d be reckless, but I once deleted over600 mails and the decision brought no pain whatsoever. It relievedme a lot. There’s a better way nowadays. You canContinue reading “non-intravenous ED”

The coming 4G network looks good!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Mobile phones are basically computers that operate over radio networks. The base stationsare one important component which create the universe of possibilities of what themobiles can do. Depending on the generation of the system, different capabilities arepresent. The first mobile network, so called 1st generation, could relay speech from one mobilephone to another. The speechContinue reading “The coming 4G network looks good!”