...stuff I do and things I like...

Friday, June 30 2006

Linux phones made to suck!

I just found this editorial titled The Chaos of Incompatibility in Mobile Linux on OS News. The guy really got it right! The mobile phone manufacturers really screwed up their Linux phones.

I really want a Linux-based mobile/smart phone but I haven't found a decent one yet. As the author, I don't care about Java/J2ME. It is slow, incompatible and just sucks. These companies just don't get it, just Linux doesn't do it. They need to publish native SDKs to allow 3rd party applications. Otherwise these Linux phones are not better then any other closed phone platform.

I personally put my hope on the h63xx and BlueAngel Linux ports.

IT2006 Final is out!

The final version of the IT2006 OS/firmware for the Nokia 770 was released to developers today. Get it here: maemo.org/downloads/nokia_770


now that I graduated (with a MS in Computer Science) I'm now officially looking for a job. Also I graduated from UC Santa Barbara (USA), I'm looking for a job in Germany since I'm moving back there relatively soon.

I've added a very basic job description to my personal page, so if you're interested in hiring me check out the mini description. Of course I have a full resume/CV/Lebenslauf available upon request.

Thursday, June 29 2006

IpHome for Maemo2.0

so finally I got my IpHome home page applet running on Maemo2.0. It took a little longer due to some undocumented changes (well besides in the header files of course). Anyway get IpHome for Maemo2.0 here. I also updated some other applications for Maemo2.0.

Wednesday, June 21 2006

sobexsrv for IT2006

I started porting my applications to IT2006/Maemo2.0, the first application is my Bluetooth OBEX server sobexsrv. The package is available via the ApplicationCatalog2006 and of course via my Nokia 770 page.

I also wanted to update my IpHome homepage applet, but I have trouble getting it to work on Maemo2.0, so you have to wait a little longer for it.

Saturday, June 17 2006

Talk at Defcon 14

I'll be giving a talk at this years defcon (#14). My talk will be on Advanced Attacks Against PocketPC Phones and I will show some neat new stuff for/against PocketPC phones.

Saturday, June 10 2006

News of the day - Nokia 770 OS 2006 Beta is out!

The developer BETA finally is out. See the announcement at: www.maemo.org
I guess I have to rebuild all my packages :-)