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Smart2Go Video Review

Saturday 24 February 2007 @ 2:58 pm

Hafiz Ismail, the author of Smart2Go review I posted last week, has done another excellent review with a couple of video shots.

If you have not downloaded the well written review, it is still available here (PDF, 573KB).

While a picture speaks a thousand words, a video speaks tenfolds more I would say.
Below are the supplement videos he generously provided.

2D navigation in Kuala Lumpur map

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Smart2Go Video Review

Smart2Go Review

Monday 19 February 2007 @ 2:35 pm

Hafiz Ismail sent me a comprehensive review of Smart2Go he did last week. He is a Malaysian reader of this blog who currently stays in the UK. Not to mention he is an enthusiast of mobile application too. I sincerely thank him for the wonderful review and for informing me Smart2Go now supports maps in Malaysia!

Download Hafiz’s Review of Smart2Go (PDF, 573KB)

In this review, Hafiz discloses 2 popular free navigation application for mobile phone as alternatives to some fee-based satellite navigation applications. Anyway, Smart2Go is the main focus of the review after all.


Basically, the review covers from the installation of Smart2Go to navigating the Nokia Maps using the Smart2Go. As a Malaysian, Hafiz tried on navigating from Jalan Ampang to Jalan Tun Razak in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia map. On top of that, Hafiz generously offers his priceless insight of the newly launched Smart2Go as well as provides some useful screen shots too. A picture worths a thousand words ya!

Thanks Hafiz for your time and efforts!

Nokia Launch Mobile Mapping Service

Friday 9 February 2007 @ 2:36 pm

Just about a year ago, I blogged about Nokia Mobile Search, which is a free application for Nokia mobile phones to search local services, websites, images and mobile contents. Besides, I also blogged about the free mobile mapping service provided by Mobile GMaps for viewing Google Maps on Nokia mobile phones.

Well, today I present you another free service by Nokia, its latest mobile mapping service : Smart2go!

nokia mapping service

Smart2go is basically a new service for Nokia mobile phone users to browse high resolution map with locations details on mobile phones. With Smart2go, when you come across any happening places you can save them as your favourite spots then share with your friends.

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Nokia Launch Mobile Mapping Service

Nokia Revealed N76, N93i and N800

Tuesday 9 January 2007 @ 5:18 pm

Nokia have just revealed 3 new high end N-Series mobile phones at CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2007, which is held from 8-11 January, in Las Vegas.

Nokia N76

nokia N76
Nokia N76

Nokia N76 is a 3G multimedia clamshell smartphone. It has been perceived to be the answer from Nokia to Motorola RAZR series as it has a thickness of only 14mm when folded!

Just like the Motorola RAZR models, Nokia N76 also features a flat metal keypad too. In term of multimedia features, Nokia N76 is integrated with a 2-megapixel camera, a MP3 player, a FM radio and a 2.4-inch colour screen. An advatage N76 has is that it comes with a standard 3.5mm headphone jack to enable you to use your own headphones to listen to music. The hot swappable microSD slot allows you to expand the memory up to 2GB without turning off the mobile phone.

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Nokia Revealed N76, N93i and N800

Safer Sex : Ask For Sex Info Via SMS

Friday 28 April 2006 @ 2:49 am

Sex Info Via SMS
San Francisco has become the first city in the U.S. to offer safer sex advice to teenagers via SMS. With this latest service come to live, it’s no doubt the city is currently ranked just behind Seattle as the nation’s most “unwired city” in the U.S.

The text-messaging program is basically directed at young people ages 12 to 24. According to Michelle Irving, a 22-year-old peer educator with the city’s Department of Public Health, a lot of teenagers don’t go to clinics, and they’re afraid to ask questions regarding sex, such as problem with broken condoms and how to respond to pressures to have sex.
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Safer Sex : Ask For Sex Info Via SMS

Sony Ericsson Brings Blogging & Google Search Into Mobile Phones

Thursday 2 March 2006 @ 11:40 pm

K610Sony Ericsson just announced to integrate Google free blogging service – Blogger (or blogspot) into its handsets. Meanwhile, Google web search will be added in as well.

The world first few mobile phones to have the pre-loaded blogging application with Google icon are K610 UMTS phone, K800 and K790. The pre-loaded application on the phones will allow Blogger users to update their blogs, including posting photos from their Sony Ericsson phones. The collaboration between Sony Ericsson and Google makes Google web search as the standard search engine for all Sony Ericsson phones. The search is highly customized and allowing searches from within any page being browsed on the phone.

K610 in grey
K610 in grey

“We are seeing exponential growth in blogging, and consumers are turning more and more often to the Internet as a means of sharing information or images in personal blogs,” said a statement issued by Jan Wareby, a vice president at Sony Ericsson. “By working with Google, we’re able to offer a quick and easy way for people to blog as they discover how convenient it is as a way to share words and pictures with friends, family and beyond.”

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