Android 2.1 on my T-Mobile G2 (HTC Hero), at last!

After waiting about half of my lifetime for T-Mobile (UK) to release the Android 2.1 update for my G2 (also known as the HTC Hero), it’s finally here. They haven’t actually announced it, or put it on any kind of download page, but you can get it if you follow these simple steps: [Read more…]

Troubleshooting Google Sync on Android

Having problems with Google sync on your Android (1.5) device?

Try this: [Read more…]

My Ebay Auctions

Here’s a little widget that will keep track of anything I have listed on eBay: [Read more…]

Sony Ericisson K850i keeps switching off

My K850i keeps switching itself off and/or rebooting the whole time. It’s pretty damn annoying and it looks like I’m not the only person with this problem. A quick Google search shows that this might be a big thing.

If I fnd a fix I’ll let you know. Otherwise there will be a pretty expensive brick for sale on eBay shortly – any bids?

The LG KU990 Viewty – fun but annoying

OK, here is my in-depth review of the LG KU990 (otherwise known as the viewty):

Stills cam – 5MP but you wouldn’t know, pics are pretty average.

Video cam – super slow motion setting is awesome, the first 5 times you do it. Then it’s a little annoying. Normal video is noisy. [Read more…]

Why aren’t shiny new things actually new anymore?

Ok, if I’m spending a few hundred quid on a gadget – I WANT A NEW ONE and I want it to be IN A SEALED BOX!! Is that too much to ask? [Read more…]

Samsung i600 running WM6 – finally!

The Samsung SGH-i600 can now be officially upgraded to Windows Mobile 6 Standard.

I went through the process with my unit, it worked well but there are a couple of steps missing from the instructions, which is always a little worrying.

WM6 runs pretty smooth on the i600, but there is no Java runtime, which for some people will be a deal breaker. [Read more…]

RoadSync on the Nokia E61 – still more annoying than useful

Now that Microsoft have started to let people license the new ActiveSync technology Dataviz have released an updated version of their flagship product – RoadSync.

I tried it on my E61 and it’s better than Nokia’s Mail for Exchange, but still not that awesome. Unless you are hooked up with Exchange 2007 you miss out on most of the new features and it still doesn’t sync all the sent items and stuff. [Read more…]