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  • Subinkrishna Gopi 2:46 pm on March 14, 2008 Permalink |
    Tags: , tech2.com, trojan   

    BlackBerry Gets Its First Trojan 

    Varun Srivastava, the Business Development Head at APPIN Security Group that just happens to be a leading player in ethical hacking and information security, has recently come out with a Whitepaper on what causes hacking of BlackBerry phones, whether it is secure/ lawfully interceptible, and how can it be avoided. Needless to say, BlackBerry users are probably fretting right about now, as most offices these days issue some of their executives, especially the ones that are constantly traveling, with Blackberry handsets.

    Source: http://www.tech2.com | Read the complete article here

  • Subinkrishna Gopi 4:53 pm on November 13, 2007 Permalink |
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    When I came back to my hectic days of work after my long holiday break (hope you guys know what “a ten day break” means to we IT people), I heard about Android, the open handset project. I have been to mobile app world for quite some time and it thrilled me a bit. I am not ready to give you my perspective on that, but can give you some good content references.

    Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware and key applications. This early look at the Android SDK provides the tools and APIs necessary to begin developing applications on the Android platform using the Java programming language.

    Source: code.google.com/android

    Android home: http://code.google.com/android/
    Android SDK download: http://code.google.com/android/download.html
    What is Android? : http://code.google.com/android/what-is-android.html

    Some interesting links
    Android drops Microsoft into Google’s pocket
    Open handset alliance
    Google to the max

  • Subinkrishna Gopi 12:21 pm on October 19, 2007 Permalink |
    Tags: , , , , , m commerce, ,   

    Top mobile applications of 2007 

    Fierce Mobile Content - Top Mobile Apps 2007 

    Fierce Mobile Content announced the Top mobile applications of 2007.

    What a difference a year makes. When FierceMobileContent inaugurated its Top App Awards in the autumn of 2006, the emphasis was squarely on the entertainment and multimedia applications then revolutionizing the mobile platform. Twelve months later, mobile subscribers have evolved from consumers to prosumers, and instead of watching video clips and listening to music, they’re socializing, shopping and searching. Content consumption is out and content creation is in–after all, why watch videos when you can upload your own?

    Source: http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com

    You can read the article here: http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com/special-reports/top-mobile-applications-2007

    Top 3 Applications

    1) 3jam SMS 2.0, Company: 3jam
    Why it’s a Top App: 3jam SMS 2.0 expands the scope of text messaging from one-to-one dialogue to multi-party communication, in effect transforming texting from “reply” to “reply all.”

    2) Anthem, Company: Intercasting

    3) Digby, Company: 30 Second Software
    Why it’s a Top App: Attention, shoppers. Digby transforms the mobile commerce experience from ring tones to roses, enabling consumers to purchase real-world goods like flowers, candy and wine directly from their mobile devices.

  • Subinkrishna Gopi 3:40 pm on August 14, 2007 Permalink |  

    PushRegistry SMS Listener 

    I have attached a small code snippet which implements an SMS listener. For more details on PushRegistry click here. This will invoke notifyIncomingMessage() of the MessageListener. This code will not create a permanent entry in the registry, but will listen to the specified port as long as the application is alive.

    package subin.rnd.mobile.game;
    import javax.microedition.io.Connector;
    import javax.wireless.messaging.MessageConnection;
    import javax.wireless.messaging.MessageListener;
    import javax.wireless.messaging.TextMessage;
    public class SmsListener
    implements MessageListener
        private int port;
        private MessageConnection messageConnection;
        public SmsListener(int port)
                this.messageConnection = (MessageConnection) Connector.open("sms://:" + port);
            catch (Exception e)
                System.out.println("Exception: " + e);
        public void notifyIncomingMessage(MessageConnection messageConnection)
            System.out.println("Recieved SMS from " + messageConnection);
            new Thread()
                MessageConnection conn;
                Thread set(MessageConnection conn)
                    this.conn = conn;
                    return (this);
                public void run()
                        TextMessage msg = (TextMessage) conn.receive();
                        System.out.println("Recieved SMS: " + msg.getPayloadText());
                    catch (Exception e)
                        System.out.println("SMS recieve Exception " + e);
  • Subinkrishna Gopi 2:47 pm on August 13, 2007 Permalink |
    Tags: , , mobile download, sms   


    Zlango has created a new, inspiring icon based language which transforms web and mobile messaging into an expressive, juicy, colorful icon-based experience.
    Zlango is a revolutionary, simple and practical language. It’s made up of over 200 icons divided into intuitive and memorable categories. Words, concepts or feelings can be expressed by the different icons.

    Users love Zlango. They find Zlango easy to learn and master, and find that learning the language is unbelievably fast and amusing. They also say that using Zlango always generates a good and playful mood. Zlango is a privately owned company founded in 2003. It is headquartered in Israel with a team of designers, engineers and other extremely nice people.

    Source: zlango.com
    Zlango Links: Zlango on mobile | Zlango Blog

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