Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 gets software update

Good news for X10 owners – Sony Ericsson has announced the release of a major firmware update for their Android flagship. From The Sony Ericsson Product Blog: This update will be gradually rolled out across our markets over the coming weeks, pending the completion of quality approvals for individual markets and operators. The first updates … Read more

Etisalat Nigeria hits 3.5m subscribers

Technology Times reports that with the expansion of its network across the 36 states in the country, Etisalat Nigeria has gained over 3.5 million active subscribers. According to the report, CEO, Etisalat Nigeria, Steven Evans, made this disclosure to attendees at an international forum when he made a presentation on “Enhancing Competition to Extend Connectivity … Read more

When you cannot access certain sites on your internet connection

In the last two days, different people across different internet connections have been unable to access at different times. This is inspite of the fact that the site was online all through. This sort of scenario happens when there are issues with DNS resolution. They also occur when there are annoyances in your ISP’s … Read more

Engadget Reviews the iPhone 4

iPhone 4

Engadget has a review of the iPhone 4 ready. Here is their wrap-up on the device: We’re not going to beat around the bush — in our approximation, the iPhone 4 is the best smartphone on the market right now. The combination of gorgeous new hardware, that amazing display, upgraded cameras, and major improvements to … Read more

Microsoft Windowsphone 7 and Windows Embedded OS; Is it failure before it actually kicks off?

Hot on the web on Sunday from and is an interesting news item about Microsoft’s mobile strategy. reported that Microsoft have been convincing them to port their games over to Microsoft’s Windowsphone 7 platform.  PocketGamer stated in clear terms that “Microsoft is contacting successful iPhone developers, offering them upfront cash to port … Read more

Modern Smartphones and Battery Life – the Champions

Back in May, I did an article titled Modern Smartphones and Battery Life. In that article, I mentioned several factors that have resulted in many modern smartphones not having exemplary battery lives: large, bright displays powerful processors always-on 3G connections long list of features However, having taken a critical look at my own experiences as … Read more