If it's nearly Christmas then it must be time for an icy puzzler. Right on cue come Herocraft with Snow Lines, and our very own Attila Katona has been playing it for days to bring you a detailed review. Not that one is needed, to be honest, it's a great game, you already know how to play it and there's a trial version for every platform under the sun....
For one day only Handango is offering a copy of LCG Jukebox by Lonely Cat Games for free (usual cost of $25). LCG Jukebox is a music player with play list management and support for MP3 and OGG audio formats. The software also includes features than enable you to stream various Internet radio stations to your phone.
Despite all the fast 3.5G devices now available, it's still a criminal waste to have to download 1MB of HTML and photos just so you can read 1K of text. Which is why I love mobile portals and transcoders. And the folks at igloo have told me about their portal, which looks very well stocked. And don't forget about two other low bandwidth solutions, Mippin and Mowser, both of which have been updated recently. Happy browsing!
Next Monday, the day before the Symbian Smartphone Show, is the All About Symbian Pub Meet. It is a completely free and open event and everybody is very welcome to come along and join in. We'll be giving away a Sony Ericsson W950 and a Nokia E61i along with a raft of other prizes. There's also going to be two lightning talks, one from the people behind WOM World (about what they do) and one from Robert Harmsen (Trends in Mobility).
Sony Ericsson and UIQ have released some of the details of their activities at the Symbian Smartphone Show. Developers are being offered the opportunity to test their applications on all the current UIQ 3 phones, there's also a chance to get one on one expert help to solve your development difficulties and there are a number os seminar sessions and training opportunities to attend.
If you have the time to come to London next week for Symbian's Smartphone Show, here's another event to attend, albeit with some overlap. Motorola, Sony Ericsson and UIQ Technology will host an informal evening for developers to relax, have fun and do some networking. Details below.