The New Hampshire House is considering a ban on texting while Driving. Please, no.
If the news is to be believed, separate teams have found hardware and software-based solutions to unlock an iPhone.
It’s worth noting that all this is legal because of an exemption, <a href=“http://www.onthemedia.org/transcripts/2007/03/02/04" title=“On The Media: Transcript of “Mobile Malcontent” (March 2, 2007)">much needed and hard fought.
Mac + Cell Phone + Bluetooth + SMS
Old instructions that connect the Mac OS X Address Book app to a phone via Bluetooth from O’Reilly and SillyDog. Once paired, the Address Book can initiate dialing, notify the user of incoming calls, and send SMS texts.
Bluetooth Texter SMS Widget, message2net, and BluePhoneElite all offer further tools to interact with your Bluetooth-connected mobile phone. The list of compatible phones (BPE & m2n) offers some leads for those trying to make the connection.
Finally, Simon Winter offers some tips on interacting with SMS via AppleScript.
Treo 650 For Me
I’ve been talking up the Pepper Pad and Nokia 770 a lot, and I’ve mentioned a moment of lust for the LifeDrive (despite my complaints against PDAs), but today I bought a Treo 650 (even though I had doubts). My decision surprised me, but the following factors all weighed in its favor: My cell phone […] » about 200 words
Policing By Cellphone
Though we imagine the Dutch to be a rather unexcitable lot, I did anyway, it turns out they have a history of getting rowdy at football games (yes, if this all happened back in the States I be calling it “soccer”). So it can’t be so much of a surprise that fans rioted again in […] » about 200 words
When You Don’t Have A GPS…
Geolocation by GPS my be the most straightforward approach, but we mustn’t forget the other ways to get lat/lon coordinates. All current cell phones support aGPS positioning to comply with federal E-911 mandates, but not all phones make it easy for the user to get that information out of them. Still, some do and GPS-enabled […] » about 400 words