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Nokia 3410

Post 1

Researcher 208776

Why can I not access this on my Nokia 3410? If the Beeb can manage to put news on WAP, why is this not accessible? Especially seen as the original WAP h2g2 was accessible on something less than a smartphone or PDA?

Also, it would seem ever so slightly silly to make a WAP version of h2g2 on the phones which can access the internet pretty much normally anyway (I know that at least my friend's phone can access e-mail pages which have no WAP equivalents), but what do I know? The Beeb may have a reason...


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Post 2

Smij - Formerly Jimster

We needed to reskin the site for mobiles and PDAs, as the current skins take up a lot of space and sometimes break. We also needed the pages to be 'lighter' so they were cheaper to browse smiley - smiley

Also we wanted to launch on Smartphones because it's easier to work backwards than forwards, so we aimed high, and now we need to get the funding to work on what's in many ways the easier proposition. Fingers crossed, that'll be the next project. Thanks for the feedback - it's great to know that it'll be something people might be looking forward to.

Regards,

Jimster


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Post 3

Researcher 208776

Thanks for the quick reply, I am looking forward to getting h2g2 on my Nokia.


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Post 4

Ågen†™

Can anyone tell me if my Nokia 6310 will be able to access it?


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Post 5

Ågen†™

I just tried it and apparently not smiley - wah


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Post 6

Ågen†™

And my phone is a 6230, not a 6310!


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Post 7

Researcher 208776

Be patient, young padawan...


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Post 8

tmuehlhoff

My Sony Ericsson K700i works fine.

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Post 9

johnbou2001

it works perfectly on my Motorola V220smiley - smiley


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Post 10

Beatrice

Just loaded it onto my gorgeous new 6230i, and searched for some of my entries. smiley - cool


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Post 11

Researcher 208776

I just bought a Samsung d500 with which to replace my old Nokia, and it looks lovely. Good job, Auntie Beeb!


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