Monthly Archives: October 2010

Job’s Java-less future for Mac OS X is confusing for Java developers

One of Job’s announcements mixed in the week’s news about Mac OX Lion and the new MacBook Airs etc was that the Java JVM for Mac OS X was being ‘deprecated’ and would not be further developed beyond the current … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs ranting about Android vs iPhone mostly FUD and untrue

Steve Jobs took time on the Apple financial call yesterday to discuss how the iOS platform is better than Android, since the ‘open’ platform of Android is becoming fragmented while the ‘closed’ iOS platform remains consistent. He gave an example … Continue reading

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Successfully rooted and flashed my myTouch3g with the Cyanogen 6.0 mod (Android 2.2)

I was extremely worried this was going to turn out bad and brick my phone, but following the instructions from theunlockr (more details here) worked out great. Turns out this version of 2.2 on a myTouch3g is extremely responsive, and … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 coming on Monday – does anyone really care?

Microsoft are having yet another try at getting a foothold in the mobile phone market, this time with Windows Phone 7. cnet ask if the launch of Windows Phone 7 will be the ‘defining moment’ for Ballmer. After a string … Continue reading

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