buddycloud: Location done right.

Available right now for mobiles running Nokia’s S60/Symbian OS and coming soon for Android and crippled Internet appliances, buddycloud automates the tedium of manual check-ins. As soon as you “teach” it a particular place — by entering as much or as little detail as you choose to — it uses any combination of cellular towers, GPS, WiFi antennas and even Bluetooth radios to figure out when you’ve returned.

It’s one of those things that makes you wonder why nobody thought of it sooner…

Opera Mini 5 or Opera Mobile 10?

If you haven’t heard, two flavours of the world’s best browser for mobile phones came out of beta yesterday, and the one that didn’t used to be free now is. Both share a fantastic new interface that you can master in about five seconds.

So what’s the difference between the two? Can you see a difference? I can’t see any difference…