The Vibra API on Symbian smartphones has enabled developers to add ‘feel’ to applications for some time. However, a new generation of haptic feedback is being brought to the Symbian ecosystem by Immersion Corporation. This article explores the possibilities that may be offered by Immersion’s API and tools.
With all the coverage of recently launched manufacturer’s application stores it’s easy to forget that there have been several companies working in the application store space for a number of years. AAS talks to Eric Pfeifer, Content Acquisition Director at Handmark to find out what an independent aggregator has to offer.
Steve Litchfield directly compares speeds of text entry on a range of PDAs and smartphones and draws some conclusions about design and general form factor. [original article 2006, updated 2007 and June 2009]
There is now just over a month to go before the Forum NokiaCalling All Innovators competition closes to entries. So it seems like an opportune time to catch up with Srikanth Raju, head of marketing for Forum Nokia, to find out more.