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Category Archives: Symbian

Re-Releasing TextQuick on Ovi

With the demise of Symbian the Symbian Horizon Program has also stopped. Symbian Horizon has previously published TextQuick on the Ovi store. With the end of Symbian Horizon TextQuick was removed from the Ovi store. So I’ve been working hard to get TextQuick back up on the Ovi Store. I have revamped the TextQuick Website,…
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Looking forward

I thought Headlines was great when I released it to the Ovi store, but I’ve got some great feedback from a number of people with suggestions for new features and improvements. Some of these suggestions are simply fantastic, so much so that I’ve decided to delay the next update (1.0.1) so that I can provide…
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Hello Ovi, say hello to your Headlines

It is up! – Headlines has arrived on the Ovi store. I just can’t tell you how exciting it is to have Headlines available to the wider world. I’m thrilled. I know that ease of use, and graphical richness of Headlines will really make a difference to how Symbian users catch up with changes in…
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Happy Monday, Ovi

I’ve produced' Headline’s Icon is more sizes and image formats than I can care to think about, and I’ve produced banner adverts for it on the PC and mobile formats, filled in details of my grandmother’s sister’s next door neighbour’s pet cat’s birthday, and then clicked the “submit” button on Ovi. Now the next stage…
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Looking at a box of Corn Flakes

We normally don’t think about it, but next time you are in the supermarket take a moment out to check out all the packaging. The bright colours, the distinctive styles – you can spot a box of Kellogg’s Corn Flakes from across the room. The same care and attention to packaging is also important for…
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Headlines is still coming!

Headlines is currently going through the Ovi submission process! I am in the middle of signing the final release version! I know a lot has happened with the news of Nokia picking Windows for some of their future phones, but in the mean time there will still be a lot of Symbian devices in the…
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Bad RSS Feeds & Usability

I got some fantastic feedback from Sophie, she reported some odd behaviour with Headlines showing blank stories and not loading stories which contained images. Turns out Headlines was working perfectly – However  I learnt a whole lot more from Sophie’s email than I expected. This bug report was worrying and unexpected, as headlines is built…
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Back to the Icon!

Things are moving on a pace. The VAT numbers for Mind-Flip have arrived and this week will see myself and Emma going through the paces of getting Headlines release. As I mentioned in earlier posts I’ve been looking at how to create a well designed and commutative Icon. One which will provide the first time…
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Headlines Ready?

Woohoo! There is a new release of Headlines out and available for free to anyone who would like to help beta test! Send me an email at headlines@mind-flip.com if you are interested. This is how support from around the world, and a story about an old computer game helped this next release arrive… This latest…
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Memory memory everywhere, but not a drop to allocate!

Thank you beta testers! I have been able to narrow down and make progress on some key memory handling issues in the current beta release of Headlines.A new release of Headlines will be forthcoming this week! – I’ll need some help in testing the new version. I’ve been working hard these last few days on…
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