by Chuong Nguyen | January 6, 2010 6:59 AM
The ability to hard reset a phone may not seem all too important, but it is something that could be appreciated if you either switch and sell devices, give your devices away, or modify your phone's software and registry and need to get back to the factory default. A lot of smartphones--if not all--these days offer the ability to hard reset (also known as formatting, restoring to factory defaults, and wiping) the device should something go wrong, which is why I was a bit surprised in my time with the Nokia N900 as the device doesn't offer a way for users to restore the device to factory ...
by Chuong Nguyen | November 18, 2009 4:55 PM
Should HTC Dump Windows Mobile in Favor of Android?(trends) The talk over at MobileTechWorld surrounds the debate over whether HTC should abandon its Windows Mobile roots and go with the Android operating system. Whiloe at first glance, it may make sense for HTC to jump ship--its HTC HD2 hardware is receiving praises but getting knocked at CNET and Gizmodo because it runs the Windows Mobile OS that many are critical of, the firm may cut licensing costs as Android is open source, and Android is getting hot with Google services like Google Maps for Navigation, flagship devices like the ...
by Chuong Nguyen | November 13, 2009 5:13 PM
Is there over-reaction to the easily cracked Microsoft's DRM implementation in Marketplace(poll) A recent report on WMPowerUser notes that the new DRM and anti-piracy measures recently implemented by Microsoft for Marketplace applications alongside the launch of Marketplace for Mobile on the PC has been cracked. The crack is simple and only involves bypassing some snippets of code, leaving some developers to be frustrated and angry over the lack of a more solid anti-piracy protection. Some developers even want to use their own methods. According to the report, a member from XDA-Developers ...
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