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Why Symbian is so slow compared to Linux

Symbian phones are really slow compared to Linux based devices like gp2x etc. You really don’t get even near to the same performance (in frames per second) with Symbian phone compared to an open Li...

gpSP4Symbian: S60 3rd edition preview

This is just an initial release to gain some feedback how the port is currently working. I would like to know if you get any games running at correct speed. The first number in the fps-counter is t...

gpSP: Building A Memory Trampoline

Thanks to the original gpSP creator Exophase for tips. I was really confused with BL instructions and the fact that the memory address was pointing into wrong memory area. The problem was in Symbia...

gpSP4Symbian Teaser

I have been porting the gpPS to Symbian for a while now and it’s finally running! There is still a lot to do. For example UI, audio and some config stuff, but the actual core is now working. You ca...

PSX4All running on Symbian

I’m currently porting gpSP to the Symbian. Psx4all uses pretty much same SDL stuff and same ARM assembly emitter as gpSP. I just took my porting tricks from gpSP and compiled them with psx4all and ...

Symbian patched Makekeys, now we can have self-signed certificates valid for 10 years

I don’t know how this got past me. Luckily I found out that Symbian has patched the makekeys.exe. The new one allows you to create self-signed certificates which can be valid for 10 years. I know t...

Generic Makefile Build Chain for Symbian OS With GCCE and MinGW

The build chain was originally made by Harry Li. I just continued the project and added support for static library linking, debugging etc. MOTIVATION The generic makefile gives you a better co...

Degugging gpSP

The porting process of gpSP has been going forward quite well until this came up. The code behavior in debug session seems to be very strange. The following code should branch into the address loca...

MinGW Symbian OS Build Chain: Debugging

I have been developing the MinGW build chain to make the embedded open source porting easier since last spring. Now after my holidays I had some time to develop it even further. I added debugging w...

Symbian Debuggin: memory & register fump from exception

I made my own Exception handler to make the memory dump into a file. The memory dumps can be used for debugging purposes. See what to do with the memory dump from NewLC article aobut tracking down ...