New Mobile Web App Added to the Wap Review Directory - LinuxInsider

Mobile Link: www.linuxinsider.com Rating: Content  Usability  Doctype: html Home Page Weight: 1358 KB (772 KB compressed) Category: Linux Description: Online since 2000, LinuxInsider is part of the ECT News Network family of tech and e-business sites. It covers Linux and other free, libre or open source software for an audience of developers, sysadmins and IT managers. Earlier this year, LinuxInsider and the rest of the ECT family were fitted with a shape shifting responsive redesign. At desktop resolutions the site's homepage design … Continue reading

A Linux User's Nokia Lumia 920 Review - Part 3: Transferring Files Between Windows Phone 8 and Ubuntu

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@Nokia_Connects has loaned me a Nokia Lumia 920 to try out. This is the first time I've used a Windows Phone device for more than a few minutes. The Lumia runs Windows Phone 8 While there are a few things I don't like about WP8, I'm enjoying the overall user experience. It's refreshingly different than anything else and fast, fluid and, for the most part, very intuitive. As a Linux user I wondered if it would be possible to connect the … Continue reading

A Linux User's Nokia Lumia 920 Review - Part 2: Using Dropbox With Windows Phone 8

I don't use cloud file storage services much, but I do use Dropbox for online note taking on all the platforms (Linux, Android, Symbian) I use. The notes are just plain text files containing things I want to remember and have available everywhere like; family member's clothing sizes for gift shopping, GSM hash codes, frequent flier numbers, train schedules, tech tips, etc. I create and update the notes with a text editor; gedit on Linux, redak on Symbian and Text Edit or the built … Continue reading

A Linux User's Nokia Lumia 920 Review - Part 1: First Impressions and Google Apps Integration

@Nokia_Connects has loaned me a Nokia Lumia 920 to try out for a couple weeks. Here are my initial impressions. Warning, I'm not a Windows user. My desktop OS in Ubuntu Linux and I use an Android phone. But I was curious to try the Lumia to see what Windows Phone 8 was like and whether I could use it productively without a Windows PC. Physically the Lumia 920 looks a lot like a larger version of the N9 or … Continue reading