Sync This!

iSync 1.4 is out, with support for the Nokia/6600, the N-Gage, and the SX1 (which, by the way, got an upgrade today). I wonder if it fixes the SMS notification bug with Address Book (since it seems to be an init string issue).

On a sadder note, Exchange ActiveSync flushed all my Pocket PC contacts down the drain. I'm still reinstalling the damned thing (just to be on the safe side), and no real data loss ocurred, but it's a nuisance I could well do without. Still, 6 months without a serious issue is a record in Microsoft PDAs for me.

The FlipStart:

Paul Allen's Vulcan is making a lot of waves with its FlipStart PC:

Fedora Core 2 Test 1

Some brave souls are picking up the Fedora Core 2 test release and trying their luck with the 2.6 kernel. I tried upgrading my test laptop the other day and had a lot more problems (which I eventually "fixed" by doing a full reinstall of Core 1), so I'm going to wait this one out until we get a full release...

AT&T Goes To... Cingular

OK, OK... Enough talk about the bidding war. The results are in, and comments are everywhere: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.

Mobile Streaming Getting Real

Real Networks was in the news today, both due to its carrier deals and its SonyEricsson tie-in. Microsoft is likely to keep trying anyway, but then it's probably more concerned with its EEC issues.