Maybe you’ve heard about the CyanogenMod, an unofficial firmware for handsets running Google’s Android mobile OS. But did you know there are also firmware hacks for Symbian devices? There are, and perhaps the most famous is HelloOX2.
Today’s Guardian features an editorial bemoaning the rise of camera phones, and specifically their users — a generation of happy snappers mindlessly capturing every moment of their lives rather than actually experiencing them.
While this may be true, it’s a small price to pay for the convenience and empowerment that you get with a connected camera in your pocket.
Here’s a blurb from the official listing: “Andrew’s goal is to spread the open gospel and it seems to be working….”
While the big media companies struggle with copyright laws that are arguably irrelevant, modern makers of media are served well with two alternatives — the GPL for software and Creative Commons for content.
Legality aside, the inescapable truth is that file sharers on the Internet are currently delivering a product superior to what you can purchase from where you’re supposed to.