Skyfire Beta

I’ve been playing around for a while with a beta version of Skyfire on my Samsung Blackjack. Skyfire’s a new gecko-based browser for Windows Mobile and Symbian phones, and if you’ve got a Windows Mobile based phone, you’ll want to request access to the beta ASAP (the beta program requires a US phone number, unfortunately). […]

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Windows Mobile still confused about Daylight Savings

So in addition to the often recurring, never fully explained phenomenon whereby my Windows Mobile phone (a Samsung Blackjack) suddenly finds itself in the future (no, the phone has never been on the Lost island), the geniuses of the Windows Mobile platform have once again issued updates to “fix” Daylight Savings Time. Thanks for the […]

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Where am I? What day is it?

My Cingular Blackjack (Samsung i607) seems determined to keep me in the dark. First, it never works with the Google Maps “My Location” feature. Here’s all I get: On top of that, I’m still getting the occasional moment where my cellphone decides it is the future. This morning my phone briefly thought it was 2009: […]

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Windows Mobile From the Future

My Cingular BlackJack, which runs Windows Mobile, occasionally resets itself to dates in the future. Here’s a screenshot from this morning, which should be October of 2007, but thinks it is November of 2008: Anyone else see this happening on their Windows Mobile device? One theory is that I’m hitting a rogue cell tower somewhere […]

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