Archive for the “Tips” category

Blackberry Bold 9900 (Touch) as Bluetooth Modem with Mac OS X Lion

by admin on September 28, 2011

RIM recently launched the Blackberry Bold 9900 with touchscreen in India. Its an awesome phone, with good build quality (though at first check, it feels a bit plasticky), and a very fast and responsive OS. All in all, a great (…)

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Reliance Broadband Connect+ USB Modem and Mac OSX Snow Leopard

by admin on January 15, 2010

I just got myself a Reliance Huawei EC1260 3G USB data modem. The good thing is when you connect, it shows a disc image of a Mac installer. The bad thing is, the Mac installer is for a 32 bit (…)

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Use your GPS enabled Nokia as external GPS receiver with your Mac

by admin on November 3, 2008

Symarctic ExtGPS allows you to use your phone’s built-in GPS module externally on laptop via Bluetooth. It is mainly targeted for Nokia N95, E90, 6110 Navigator handsets, allowing you to use existing, more sophisticated GIS applications. Here’s a How-To connecting (…)

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Andriod G1 and Mac

by admin on October 28, 2008

The T-Mobile G1 running Android can be media-synced with a Mac using this method discussed at the android community. There is some more info at the O’Reilly blogs here droider

Nokia 9300 iSync

by admin on October 12, 2008

I recently tried to iSync a Nokia 9300 via Bluetooth on Mac OSX 10.5.2Out of the box it doesnt work. But this hint did work easily! (Nokia doesnt have a plugin on its site for this phone)   

Nokia 6275 Reliance CDMA and Mac

by admin on October 1, 2008

  The Nokia 6275 running Reliance CDMA connects to a Mac as a tethered modem easily: The settings are simple: Username : your 10 digit Reliance phone number Password: your 10 digit Reliance phone number Telephone number: #777 Modem Script: (…)

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Nokia E71 : What I didnt like

by admin on September 30, 2008

I was on the lookout for a Nokia E61 upgrade and when the E71 first showed up at sites like and engadgetmobile, I was thrilled. So I got myself one, soon as it was available and soon as I (…)

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Enable Google Contact Sync without an iPod touch or iPhone

by admin on September 9, 2008

Fantastic post at LifeHacker

Olympic Apps for your phones

by admin on August 14, 2008

Of course, the first requirement is a working data connectionFor your Blackberry:CNN: To download the icon, visit To download the icon, visit http://m.nbcolympics.comViigo: Download Viigo from here CBC: visit for more infoWorldMate Live (gives you currency, weather etc (…)

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How to take iPhone Screen Grabs

by admin on August 13, 2008

Turns out you can take iPhone screen-grabs by holding Home and tapping the power button. Photos are (logically) sent to the Photos app.!Get the latest software update if this doesnt work. Haven’t tested it ourselves…