In the cloud? What if it all goes up in smoke? The case of my missing phone numbers

LAST Thursday, I got the phone number of an elementary school friend I haven’t had contact with in more than a decade. After saving the contact info in the cellphone I am currently testing, a Nokia 5800, I immediately synchronized my phonebook with Zyb. Zyb is a web-based service that stores your contact data. ItContinue reading “In the cloud? What if it all goes up in smoke? The case of my missing phone numbers”

Why I’m leaving Sony Ericsson for Nokia

Like Saul, my conversion happened on the road. I was on my way to a meeting and needed to constantly check my e-mail as well as keep my instant messaging (IM) accounts online when it hit me, like the Biblical blinding light, that the Nokia E71 is the best mobile Internet device I’ve used. ItContinue reading “Why I’m leaving Sony Ericsson for Nokia”

Surfing the mobile Web in Siquijor, Dumaguete

I WAS bewitched by Elaine Page in the middle of the night in enchanting Siquijor Island. Bothered by the grumbling of my stomach because I skipped dinner to catch up on sleep, I woke up bewildered at midnight. It took me a minute to realize how I ended up where I was last Friday midnight—onContinue reading “Surfing the mobile Web in Siquijor, Dumaguete”

Sony Ericsson unveils W205 Walkman phone

SONY Ericsson has unveiled a new model in its Walkman line—the Sony Ericsson W205. The W205 is a slider phone and by its form, looks to be the progeny of the first slider Walkman, the W850i. According to a company press statement, the “W205 makes the Walkman phone experience more accessible to consumers and isContinue reading “Sony Ericsson unveils W205 Walkman phone”