I was looking for an iPhone radio stream (particularly wma format because it seems middle kingdom likes this Microsoft audio format), and I found this FStream at iTune store to be good. After I set up the following: 北京人民广播电台首都生活 (Beijing Radio) mms://alive.bjradio.com.cn/AM603 format: wma rate: 64 k/sec
I got to play more with my Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (XM) phone in the weekend. The following are the things I tried. 1) Video playback: I found there are some Nokia sample videos and a .wmv video (transferred from my PC Windows media player). Both played without problem. However, when I copied some Apple Dev […]
Via Podcast. Partially inspired by an idea suggested at bbs. But I want to automate it a bit more, here is the software: DopplerRadio. It has both iTune and Windows (Media Player) version. Here is a detailed Windows guide written by Jake Ludington. The MarketPlace RSS feed is: http://feeds.americanpublicmedia.org/MarketplacePodcast The same site also has feed […]
I took some pictures using Nokia 5800 camera yesterday (June 11) evening. Note this is a 3 Mb camera, so the resolution is not great. Yesterday evening we had a thunder storm like weather, we had the sun and lots of clouds at the same time.
The thing finally came from Dell Small Biz (via UPS). My initial impressions: meet expectation (I understand this is not an iPhone killer, rather a notch below iPhone, as the $240 price tag much lower than iPhone $499 price tag). (Left: iPhone; Right: Nokia 5800) 1) The size is about right, slimmer than iPhone, but […]
This one. Use coupon code TP2GK4X1DTX0C8 (expires June 3) during check out. It comes out $229 + tax (after $50 mail-in rebate). Slightly cheaper than Amazon ($290 after $50 main-in rebate). Dell also offers Nokia N85 at $247 + tax (with $50 main-in rebate). Reviews: GSMArena; BrightHand. Discussions “N85 or 5800XM”: phonegg; Nokia discussion forum.
Here is a review of E63 at Brighthand. This one goes for $149.99 after $50 mail-in rebate at Amazon. I saw lots of Ads for a more high end version E71 at WSJ recently. The main difference is the latter has better camera (3M vs. 2M), has GPS and made from metal (vs. plastic for […]