Upgraded K750i firmware to latest version

(Update: the latest Sony Ericsson firmware is now: R1CA021) I upgraded my Sony Ericsson K750i to the latest firmware version last night. The new firmware, R1BC002, fixes a lot of bugs and offers several enhancements to the phone. My phone’s previous firmware, R1N035, was three releases behind and still contained bugs. To check the firmware… Continue reading Upgraded K750i firmware to latest version

How to encode movies for playing in your cellphone

I used to scoff at the prospect of watching movie clips in your cellphone. After all, who’d want to watch something in very small screen when you can always watch it on your PC or TV. I’ve watched 3GP movie clips in various phone demos and did not find it something to drool over. But… Continue reading How to encode movies for playing in your cellphone

Get things done faster on your mobile phone and PC with FMA

If there’s one application responsible for an exponential boost in my productivity at the news copy desk it’s Float’s Mobile Agent (FMA). I wrote a short post about FMA earlier. FMA is an open source application that allows you to manage and operate your mobile phone through your PC via a data cable, infrared or… Continue reading Get things done faster on your mobile phone and PC with FMA

Smart takes down Addict Mobile portal; lesson to PR officers: monitor blogs

I discussed in my Cell.Talk column yesterday in Sun.Star Cebu the issue of pornographic images in Addict Mobile’s portal. I was surprised why the images were still up even days after PinoyTechBlog reported on it. It shows that the company does not monitor blogs. I’m reprinting my column below. Yesterday, the central newsroom received an… Continue reading Smart takes down Addict Mobile portal; lesson to PR officers: monitor blogs

The cellphone as flashlight

Here’s a great tip for Lapu-Lapu City residents (what with the frequent brownouts of the Mactan Electric company) from Lifehacker: use plain white as cellphone wallpaper so that you can use it as makeshift flashlights during emergencies.