Nokia Quietly Retires Symbian from N-Series Smartphones

Nokia announced it will retire Symbian for the popular N-series smartphones in favour of MeeGo. MeeGo is a Linux-based open source mobile operating system that merged Intel’s Moblin OS and Nokia’s Maemo OS. Refer to the write-up published a few weeks ago on this site about Nokia’s intention to introduce the MeeGo OS to it’s… Read more Nokia Quietly Retires Symbian from N-Series Smartphones

Browser Wars

Web browsers have been around for over two decades. With the introduction of the NCSA mosaic web browser in 1993, web browsers as we know them today, came into existence. Netscape Navigator was introduced in 1994 as a free for personal use only and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 1.0 in 1995. Both were influenced by the… Read more Browser Wars

Weekly Review

Unique visits for last week stood at 1437, we thank those that made this happen. This week, we are stepping up activities on the forum. Come together and let’s share ideas. Who knows, you might even get a freebie while you are at it.

Portable Applications

It is common place in most offices to have administrative priviledges removed from end-user PCs. This is usually done to prevent unauthorised installation of softwares or hardwares on such PCs. Unauthorised software installation is usually a primary source of introduction of malicious softwares that may cripple a computer network. This write-up may seem like a… Read more Portable Applications

Blackberry Faces Ban

There are indications that there is going to be a ban on some blackberry services in the UAE effective October 11, 2010 because of the inability of authorities there to monitor blackberry’s encrypted services. Services affected include blackBerry email, messaging and web services . The UAE ban will also cover foreign travellers passing through Emirate… Read more Blackberry Faces Ban

Ebook Readers

Ebooks and ebook readers are becoming increasingly popular these days, so much that only very few books or magazines are published without consideration for an ebook format version. Ebook readers come on different software platforms and devices. Many come in form of  dedicated devices like Amazon’s KINDLE and Barnes & Nobles (B&N)’s NOOK. These happen… Read more Ebook Readers