Seeing a students life from the other side again ….

Since my working world is centered a little more on educational topics at the moment (while attending ICL) I came across this Youtube Video which I think is a very good visual example of what's commonly referred to as Education 2.0. Personally I hope that I actually comprehend this and a good part of my working life is spend improving this situation. The fact that I am sitting in a 'lecture' myself and watching a Youtube video should hopefully illustrate that I am can (despite my actual age) understand the students perspective quite well. ;-

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Using Nokia Mobile Webserver in an educational environment.

The ability to host your own content from your mobile phone opens some interesting possibilities to engage students and will allow the integration of user generated content in the education process. David Johnson from the University of Reading is working on serving portfolio data from your mobile. Some of the current limitation of this approach: -cost of the bandwidth -speed The ability to proxy the users content on the Mobile Web server Gateway as well as the ability to integrate content outside of the mobile phone seem to be the main points that will have to be improved for this to become a more mainstream technology. Another area of concern (or another potential use of this technology – depending on your viewpoint) is the backup of data from the mobile phone. The ability to proxy the content on the Gateway could also be used as a backup of the content that is hosted within the MWS on the mobile phone. Some of this work is already on the way. David Johnson (see above) is currently working on some Webservice API for MWS that should allow the use of MWS served content in mashups with other content sources.

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Configuring the Nokia E-Series SIP for Nodephone (Internode)

This is Part 3 of the Nokia SIP settings. This time for NodePhone (Internode - Australia). It has been hard to find this information (particularily the Registrar Server settings). NOTE: The Realm setting in the Registrar Server are CASE-SENSITIVE. For some screenshots check the ENGIN Australia setup entry. General Profile name: nodephone Service profile: IETF Default access point: {Your WLAN Access Point} Public user name: sip:{NodePhone Phone No}@sip.internode.on.net User compression: No Registration: When needed Use security: No Proxy Server (not required) Proxy Server Address: none Realm: none Username: none Password: none Allow loose routing: none Transport Type: none Port : none Registrar Server: Registrar Server Address: sip:203.2.134.1 Realm: BroadWorks (Note:CASE-SENSITIVE) User name: {NodePhone Phone No} Password: ***** Transport type: UDP Port : 5060

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Configuring the Nokia E-Series SIP for sipgate.at

This is Part 2 of the Nokia SIP settings. This time for sipgate.at (Austria), but it should also work for other SIPGate domains. It has been hard to get this information from the providers themselves. For some screenshots check the ENGIN Australia setup entry. General Profile name: sipgate Service profile: IETF Default access point: {Your WLAN Access Point} Public user name: sip:{SIPGate UserID}@sipgate.at User compression: No Registration: When needed Use security: No Proxy Server Proxy Server Address: sip:sipgate.at Realm: sipgate.at Username: {SIPGate UserID} Password: ***** Allow loose routing: Yes Transport Type: UDP Port : 5060 Registrar Server: Registrar Server Address: sip:sipgate.at Realm: sipgate.at User name: {SIPGate UserID} Password: ***** Transport type: UDP Port : 5060

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Configuring the Nokia E-Series VoIP client for Engin Australia

Since I had to look all over�for the correct settings and there was a lot of trial and error involved (specially for the Realm). Thanks to Engin Support that finally provided this info after logging a support request. The screenshots are from a Nokia E65, but should be applicable for similar Nokia phones. General Profile name: engin Service profile: IETF Default access point: {Your WLAN Access Point} Public user name: sip:{phone number}@voice.mibroadband.com.au User compression: No Registration: When needed Use security: No Proxy Server Proxy Server Address: byo.engin.com.au Realm: mobileinnovations.com.au Username: {your engin phone number} Password: ***** Allow loose routing: Yes Transport Type: UDP Port : 5060 Registrar Server: Registrar Server Address: byo.engin.com.au Realm: mobileinnovations.com.au User name: {your engin phone number} Password: ***** Transport type: UDP Port : 5060

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Zero dollar minimum spend post-paid phone plans in Australia

Since I had to do some research on this topic recently, here are the results that I have found. These plans are interesting for people that do not call out a lot, but rather use the phone to be accessible. GoMobile - Pay as you go plans Southern Cross Telecom - Pay as you go plans AAPT - GO15 plan (**needs to be bundled with Landline phone) ** - some conditions apply to qualify for $0 minimum spend) Please drop me a comment if you are aware of others or I have missed something (which I am sure will be the case).

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