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USB networking on mobile platforms

April 25, 2010 3 comments

After the dot com bubble the new bubble is surely mobile platforms.  The same trend is getting the hype in ma university where now lot of guys are working on mobile platforms and related technologies. Two of the guys are tease me with a lot of questions accordingly including Mr. Hassaan Masud and Mr. Humanyun Ali Daud.

Symbian:

Nokia network bridge

Which is a J2ME based api and can be downloaded from here. For a complete set of IP related application scan here. If you are a Linux guy then you are well aware of the importance of doing ssh on other machines here you go with a putty (.sis) for you symbian device. GNUBox is an application that let’s you share your machine’s internet with the device using USB.

Other applications repos: [1]

Windows Mobile:

You can connect your Windows mobile 6.0 or higher with you machine by following the following steps. By using the Virtual Machine Network Driver you can enable TCP/IP Networking on the Device Emulator.

Google Android:

Wow! Android is ma love :p the fantastic platform as far as mobile eco-system is concerned. There is one application called ConnecBot an port of linux terminal and a perfect SSH client. here’s an other how-to guide with HTC set.

Apple’s iPhone:


RIM’s Blackbery:


Palm’s WebOS:


OpenMoko’s Freerunner:

This is the world’s first Open source mobile phone both in terms of software and hardware. The USB networking on Openmoko has been well explained on it’s wiki which gives you the real feel of linux in your hands.

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