Quake on your phone

A photo of an N95 playing Quake.

1) Install the PIPs engine from http://koti.mbnet.fi/hinkka/Download.html2) Install the Quake software, also from http://koti.mbnet.fi/hinkka/Download.html3) Get the Shareware version of Quake from http://www.libsdl.org/projects/quake/data/quakesw-1.0.6.zip4) Follow the instructions at http://koti.mbnet.fi/hinkka/installation.html Hey presto, fragging on your phone.

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Turn your N95 into a Light Sabre

Photo of an old Nokia N95.

Use your N95 to slice iPhones in half.Light Sabre for the N95It's uses the N95's built in accelerometer. Expect your office to erupt with geekish joy as soon as the first "hmmmmmm" begins.

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On international roaming.

The Vodafone logo.

Having spent the last few days in foreign climes, I've the following observations about the mobile experience. 1) Shortcodes. I'm aware that there are technical limitations, but it's frustrating not being able to use UK specific shortcodes when abroad. I'm aware that the texperts shortcode (660000) may conflict with a local shortcode - but why […]

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SHKSPR.mobi goes live

A pixelated Shakespeare.

SHKSPR.mobi exists to bring the world's greatest playwrite to the SMS generation! No more will teenagers have to read long and complex prose, they can have everything compressed into a language with which they are more familiar! That is, of course, a load of nonsense. This site exists because I wanted a test bed for […]

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