Bonn, summer and smooth cams!
Bonn in the summer. There's something happening all the time and if it's not in the Rheinaue it's in the town center, or both at the same time. We took our new gimbal stabilizer out for a run on Saturday and picked up the good feelings of summer in a series of short...read more
Opening a flexible multimedia studio in Bonn’s first coworking space.
I've built a digital multimedia studio in Bonn, Germany, exactly 10-years after I started my first technology website. I'm re-mixing my skills and adding a new business called HiBlue. I'll continue my blogging under UMPCPortal.com but with the new HiBlue multimedia...read more
Last call for the Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera
The Polaroid SC1630 Android camera was announced earlier this year but as yet, hasn't been released. One can only assume it's become a victim of the big changes at Polaroid and unless we get an update at IFA next week we can probably assume that it's not going to...read more
Engadget Hands-On with the Nikon S800c
Check out the pre-boot feature in this preview of the Nikon S800c from Engadget. It has a ‘bios’ that allows the camera to turn on instantly without having to wait for the camera to boot into Android. The S800C appears to switch over seamlessly too. Engadget reveals...read more
Bum on Seat. My month without tablet and smartphone
Unplanned, I’ve spent the last two months without a tablet and the last month without a modern smartphone. My Galaxy Tab bit the dust in an overnight charging fit at the beginning of March and my phone is still the Nokia N8 – nothing compared to todays smartphones! I...read more
Google Places / Latitude gets points system. Looking forward to Plus integration.
I've been a fan and user of Google Latitude for a long time. The privacy settings are nicely tunable, the maps excellent, the friend-view is usable and the locations and location reviews are nicely up to date. Jonathan Green pointed out a short while ago that the...read more