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Contextually Aware is Smart

December 14, 2010

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Nokia Beta Labs recently released an experimental app, Nokia Situations, that brings context awareness to your device. So what exactly is context awareness? From the Beta Labs blog itself, they say “you can manually define situations…and define how you want the device to act.  With the application running in the background, your device automatically senses […]

Google Sync and Nokia: A broken affair?

December 9, 2010

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I currently have three email accounts, an exchange account for work, Ovi mail as a services account, and Gmail for my personal email needs. Of those three Gmail is the most important. Not only is Gmail easily the best email solution out there, Google’s other services are also incredibly useful and have made organising my life a […]

Opera Mini vs Opera Mini

December 8, 2010

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One problem with staying connected via mobile is the exorbitant cost of data, well here in South Africa anyway. I get by with a piddly 100 MB data bundle that cost R80 and out of bundle the cost per MB rises to R1.50. For those without data bundles bolted on, the cost is typically a standard […]

Overcoming life’s little disappointments…

December 7, 2010

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This blog is inspired in part by my inner geekness but driven largely by two weeks that I got to play around with the Nokia N8 courtesty of Nokia RSA as part of their consumer review campaign. You can read my thoughts on the device by navigating to thededicated N8 review page, by using the […]