Using the P990i with one hand tied behind your back…

blackberrycurve.JPG “Who says P990 can be used only with the touchscreen? It was designed to be used with several different methods. In fact, when it is used with the flip closed, it can do almost anything that it can when using the touchscreen. Flip-closed use is not limited to telephony and text messaging only! Read on, as UIQ 3 evangelist Asri al-Baker describes a day with a self-imposed ‘flip only’ rule….Morning routine Early in the morning, it’s time to check some news. The built-in Opera browser does not support Flip Closed (FC) mode, thank God for Opera Mini. It’s really handy for browsing my favourite sites and checking RSS feeds. If there’s one thing to complain about Opera Mini, it’s the huge amount of memory (RAM) needed to use it comfortably. ” Read this very nice article here:

Microsoft to release oFone?

Sp3220070418134139“Apple is about to release its iPhone, Microsoft has the oFone? No really, however the company showed the video depicting such a phone during the report by Robbie Bach, president of Microsoft’s Entertainment and Devices Division, at the company’s Mobile and Embedded Developer Conference. This is a fold-out device with circular text display and variable number placement.Robbie Bach made it clear that the company has no plans to release this phone. The spoof aimed to show the challenges of creating an operating system for a variety of different mobile device styles.” via