Month: April 2010

  • QR Code

    A QR Code is a matrix code (or two-dimensional bar code) created by Japanese corporation Denso-Wave in 1994. The “QR” is derived from “Quick Response”, as the creator intended the code to allow its contents to be decoded at high speed. It is being used all over Japan and can include the following information: URL, […]

  • T-2 mobile plan

    This will be interested for Slovenian readers. Recently I switched the mobile plan from Mobitel to T-2. T-2 has an UMTS data coverage in major Slovenian cities for only 10 EUR/month. They provide unmetered data plan through their nodes. When being out of reach their voice signal is being transmitted through Mobitel. They also have […]

  • Latitude

    I am using a fancy widget from Google, which tells my exact location (of the mobile phone), retrieved over a GPS system and shared through the 3G mobile network. The widget is then displayed on my blog in real-time mode and occasionally updated, when the feature is enabled on the phone. Geeky, eh ?

  • Android

    I purchased Android mobile phone Samsung i5700 Galaxy Spica. It goes back a few years, since I purchased the first GNU Linux capable mobile phones, Motorola A780/Rokr E6, but support for them never managed to get done completelly, due to lack of developers and backwards compatibility with Linux. At some stage the OpenMoko GUI worked […]