Long Term Review: Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 with Android 2.1

I have been using the Samsung Galaxy Spica since February 2010. Samsung officially upgraded the original Android 1.6 to 2.1 in May 2010, and I have been using 2.1 on my Spica since then. This is a follow-up post to my previous post on the Spica when I first got it. My Spica is now running 2.1, and I...
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Android Apps – ColorNote

There are a lot of note taking applications available in the Android Market. Most of the ones that I tried were either too simple or had just too many features that I would never use. ColorNote solved that problem for me. ColorNote by Social & Mobile is the best application that I found that is not...
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Sony Alpha 300 Sensor Cleaning

For the last couple of months I have had to do a lot of cloning and fixing of most of the day time photos that I have shot due to dust stuck to the sensor of my Sony A300. I spend a lot of time post processing for dust specs removal to otherwise perfectly good images. The reason that I have so much dust...
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WPtouch – A Mobile Theme for your Blog

With all the fancy phones that are coming out all the time, I think that its a good idea to have a mobile version of your blog also available so that people with mobile devices are able to get the full experience of your website even if they visit through a mobile browser. While the browsers, that are...
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Bandwidth Exceeded

I have been maintaining this website for a few years now and never have I faced the problem of going over bandwidth. However, between yesterday and today, my website was overwhelmed with traffic owing to a combination of a comment on Lifehacker and the online frenzy that has been seen in people trying...
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Updated: Google Maps: 3D Goggles View

I am frequently on google maps, looking at interesting places and whenever possible I go down to street level to roam the streets of an interesting looking city. This morning, I noticed that while in street view, there is now a new icon on the left below the zooming bar which seems to enable a “3D...
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How To: Getting Screenshots of your Android Phone

When I used to use my Windows Mobile device there was this awesome application available called MyMobiler. This application allowed me to access my WM5 phone on my desktop and control everything on the device. It also allowed me to take screenshots of the device, which was very useful when I was reviewing...
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Android Apps: WordPress

This post had a dual purpose. Firstly, since i have been ranting a lot about Swype all over the internet, I wanted to see if I can actually do any real articles on the phone of any decent length. Secondly, I wanted to also write about WordPress for Android. That’s what I am writing this post on. WordPress...
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Android Apps – Swype Beta

Data entry on my touch screen only phone can be a pain sometimes. Unfortunately the Samsung Spica’s on screen keyboard is not as good as the iPhone’s. The on screen keyboard lacks the speed that I would want and my stubby fingers don’t help. Text entry in portrait mode was a real task...
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Android Apps – ShopSavvy

Having acquired an Android phone recently, the Samsung Spica, I have obviously been spending a lot of time filling it with the choicest applications from the Android Market. I install many applications every day and remove most of them after checking their utility. I also spend a lot of time checking...
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