The Press Release makes it sound so simple. Mission Impossible 3 is now available on MiniSD (alongside the DVD release) to watch on the N93. Now the questions can start. What exactly does "copy it off to your PC" imply? That there's no DRM on the file? There must be, as Nokia point out you can't watch it on your PC or from another memory card. What movie format is used? One might also ask "Why not just buy the DVD and convert it to MiniSD yourself?"
Our resident game emulator expert krisse reviews MasterGear, bringing the old SEGA Master System and Game Gear and their titles to S60 3rd Edition. Summary: it works well and will bring the memories flooding back. Also, don't forget to check out our updated guide to S60 3rd Edition game emulators.
I know Rafe's a modest chap, and he refrained from mentioning all but the briefest stat at his 'State of the Union' pub meet talk, but just to emphasise how AllAboutSymbian has grown in status, read on.....
Yes, it's the latest Carnival of the Mobilists! CotM carries a selection of links to the week's best writing on the world of mobile devices, and this time topics include mobile home pages, text messaging in politics and marketing, suggestions for improving the E61, mobile phones as musical instruments, and much more. (It's called a carnival because it moves from one site to another, but you can always keep track of it on the main site.)
Yes there may be a lot of video news, but you can't beat a good book, or some classy British Sci-Fi. So thank the makers that the BBC have brought the two together for the 21st Century. A number of the BBC Novels of Doctor Who are now available to read online or download as eBooks (Mobireader compatible). New fans should start with The Well Mannered War , while Lungbarrow resolves the Cartmell Masterplan. Which means something to a few people...
Good news for everyone planning to be at next week's All About Symbian Pub Meet. Second prize (after the Mystery Star Prize) will be a Nokia N93 - this is your chance to get your hands on the latest media phone from Finland. Thanks to Nokia for supplying the device.
The BAFTA Video Game Awards 2006 took place last night and were sponsored by Nokia N-Gage. As well as sponsoring the overall event, N-Gage sponsored the Gameplay Award and The Gamers' Award (which was voted for by members of the public). There's a list of the winners here, and photos from the event here.
Still pressing for recognition of the significance (for some) of qwerty keyboards on mobile devices, Steve has a chance conversation in London and is shocked how narrowly many people seem to still use their smartphones. Here's his subsequent musings.