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Forum: Symbian^3 phones (N8, C7, C6-01, E7-00) 02-03-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,423
Posted By martinharnevie
I agree that this is most likely the case. ...

I agree that this is most likely the case.

WP7 is a pig with lipstick.
Symbian is a gazelle which for a long time was in a straight-jacket (S60).

M$ is still worried like hell about the...
Forum: Symbian^3 phones (N8, C7, C6-01, E7-00) 14-02-2011, 01:01 AM
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Views: 2,147
Posted By martinharnevie
Elop's ideas might also backfire totally while E7...

Elop's ideas might also backfire totally while E7 etc prove to be major successes.

As far as I'm concerned, E7 is the best phone on the market right now with attractive price.

This might mean...
Forum: Symbian^3 phones (N8, C7, C6-01, E7-00) 14-02-2011, 12:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,310
Posted By martinharnevie
It appears to me that support for E7 won't be...

It appears to me that support for E7 won't be affected.

I'm getting one anyway, it's the best phone on the market regardless of OS.
Forum: OPL Questions 10-10-2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,379
Posted By martinharnevie
I think that cursor is application specific, not...

I think that cursor is application specific, not accessible from the OS.

I would suggest you do your own using GETEVENT32.
Forum: OPL Questions 08-10-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,379
Posted By martinharnevie
Sadly I've lost my 9300i. The only OPL...

Sadly I've lost my 9300i.

The only OPL development I do now is on the ER5 Emulator.

But if I recall correctly; the list of HAL values is for the attribute parameter. The value returned by...
Forum: Links of Interest 28-02-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,375
Posted By martinharnevie
Differentiator is key

If Nokia is going to be successful in the netbook market, they cannot allow themselves to become just another netbook player. They need to differentiate themselves. Successful differentiation is not...
Forum: Series 60 03-12-2008, 01:57 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 44,581
Posted By martinharnevie
Numerous failed attempts demonstrate that you...

Numerous failed attempts demonstrate that you cannot have small size and good keyboard at the same time. This N97 is not any exception. The N97 shines where it is supposed to shine. The keyboard is...
Forum: Series 60 03-10-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 18,905
Posted By martinharnevie
I'm very dependent on touchscreens because since...

I'm very dependent on touchscreens because since Psion days I tend to scribble a lot, from small drawings to fishbone type stuff... so this is great news... finally a S60 device i can actually use.
Forum: Links of Interest 11-09-2008, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,566
Posted By martinharnevie
I would only be interested in a thing like this...

I would only be interested in a thing like this if it offers integrated clipboard over Bluetooth, i.e. copying of text, pictures or files on phone and paste on PC (or vice versa).
Forum: Series 60 09-07-2008, 04:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,370
Posted By martinharnevie
You're probably referring to S60 here, not...

You're probably referring to S60 here, not Symbian.

Given MOAP's popularity in Japan, it's pretty sure Chinese character input on Symbian does not need to 'suck'.

And UIQ on Symbian is awfully...
Forum: Series 60 09-07-2008, 04:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 8,370
Posted By martinharnevie
If I recall correctly, Nokia was pushing a UIQ...

If I recall correctly, Nokia was pushing a UIQ 2.1 phone in Chinese markets for a while.
Forum: UIQ 25-06-2008, 05:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,668
Posted By martinharnevie
There are about 200 million or so Symbian users,...

There are about 200 million or so Symbian users, and it is logical for these users to phase out their old MP3 players in favour of built-in players.
Forum: Symbian OS News 25-06-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,538
Posted By martinharnevie
Kindly check your facts. The original Symbian v1...

Kindly check your facts. The original Symbian v1 had excellent touch screen support!
Forum: UIQ 25-06-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,668
Posted By martinharnevie
I can only see benefits from this from a 3rd...

I can only see benefits from this from a 3rd party developer perspective.

In a sense it's back to Psion days. During Psion times (effectively Symbian v1 to v5), one could develop ONE application,...
Forum: UIQ 24-06-2008, 11:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,668
Posted By martinharnevie
So 'dumping Symbian' is according to you...

So 'dumping Symbian' is according to you synonymous with coming out with new Symbian OS devices....
Forum: UIQ 24-06-2008, 02:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,668
Posted By martinharnevie
Are they really? It's not reflected in any of...

Are they really? It's not reflected in any of Nokia's sales figures. And...hmm...how many devices have Google sold? Zero. And by selling zero devices they are already gaining ground on Nokia's turf?...
Forum: UIQ 24-06-2008, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,668
Posted By martinharnevie
Correct. In fact they're much closer to S80,...

Correct. In fact they're much closer to S80, which in turn......
Forum: UIQ 24-06-2008, 10:13 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,668
Posted By martinharnevie
1500 bucks per annum sounds slightly more...

1500 bucks per annum sounds slightly more overcomable than the EUR 1 million upfront it used to be....

I think this will really make Symbian attractive again for the niche players.
Forum: Links of Interest 24-06-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,247
Posted By martinharnevie
Noooooooo..... heaven forbid!

Noooooooo..... heaven forbid!
Forum: Symbian OS News 24-06-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,538
Posted By martinharnevie
I think it's a brilliant move; not only by Nokia...

I think it's a brilliant move; not only by Nokia but also by all the other shareholders, licencees, platinum partners etc. It's the most important development since...well...since Psion Software was...
Forum: Links of Interest 24-06-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,247
Posted By martinharnevie
So I guess this will be Symbian v10 then, a good...

So I guess this will be Symbian v10 then, a good number to mark a new unified era....
Forum: Symbian OS News 24-06-2008, 08:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,538
Posted By martinharnevie
I'm not sure how you translate 'royalty-free' to...

I'm not sure how you translate 'royalty-free' to 'gluttony'....
Forum: Links of Interest 24-06-2008, 08:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,247
Posted By martinharnevie
I think this is very welcome. For starters it...

I think this is very welcome. For starters it will lower the barriers to entry for newcomers in the smartphone and PDA-phone arena, who previously have been veering towards Linux and to a lesser...
Forum: Sony Ericsson W950 and W960i 05-04-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,094
Posted By martinharnevie
Take a look at PsiWin which was the PC Suite for...

Take a look at PsiWin which was the PC Suite for Psion 5mx (Symbian OS v5) and you will see a backup utility that is user friendly and where you can restore between different devices.
Forum: Sony Ericsson W950 and W960i 05-04-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,094
Posted By martinharnevie
I must say that was the most idiotic and...

I must say that was the most idiotic and unuserfriendly explanation I ever heard. Even suggesting that people should have to use something like Outlook for moving your data from phone to phone is...
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