In a break from traditional content, here's something that the 361 team recorded a few days ago... It's AAS & AAWP editor/publisher/owner Rafe Blandford's 'origin' story. Packed with details that even I didn't know and with a few chuckles along the way, this is a must-listen hour of chat for anyone who reads the sites.
It has to be said that the very fact that you're reading this site means that you're a bit of a phone geek. But exactly how much? Is your life well balanced or are you a true blue mobile fanatic? Not that I could pass judgement, you understand, I already stand condemned(!) as an über-geek! However, with my light hearted and handy quiz below, you can establish your smartphone geek credentials once and for all...
Real computers allow you to write applications, and Symbian has a fair number of third-party apps and developers. Keeping an eye on them from Symbian's point of view is Bruce Carney, and we caught up with him at the recent CTIA conference to find out about his role and what's happening in the developer space.
One of the more popular applications on both the online stores and bundled with the device is Quickoffice. Craig Senick has been with the product for many years, and All About Symbian sat down with him to find out more about the Office Suite.
Every wondered about the business behind a game? Ewan takes time out from playing System Rush to ask Rob Hendry, of Ideaworks 3D, some of the nitty gritty details of working with Nokia's flagship gaming platform.
Rifts… It’s not just another Role-Playing Game. While the majority of N-Gage Users looked on the announcement of Kevin Siembeida’s RPG system coming to a Finnish phone near you as just another title, the dedicated Rifts fans were dancing in the streets with the news that it was finally becoming a computer game after twenty years. And the industry quietly wondered just what Psionic skills Nokia had employed to get the franchise. I sat down with Kevin Siembeida, along with Creative Director Trent Ward from Backbone, and Shane Neville from Nokia, the Producer of Rifts.
Penrillian specialize in Symbian OS application development and porting and are experts at helping clients to imagine, to specify, to build and to launch software running on Symbian OS. Ewan cuaght up with Charles Weir to find out just what this UK company are up to in the Symbian OS world.
Never trust Symbian to sync your info correctly? Well, Visto have managed to crack it, and not only that, they do it over GPRS for a few megabytes a month. Ewan caught up with Steve Maynard to find out more...