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On the HTC Desire S: A Review

November 16, 2011

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I will come out and just say it, in most of my previous dealings with Android, I was left largely underwhelmed. I was first exposed to the OS on an HTC Desire back in 2010. Sure it had all the bling, being a Sense device, had a large screen and for the had a powerful […]

Sight, Sound and the Pictures: Entertainment Apps for Symbian

November 2, 2011

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As we all know, our smartphones these days are powerhouses, and have become incredible computing machines. On the flip side, this power can be harnessed for fun, as can be seen from the thriving gaming scene in mobile. Now I’m not much of a gamer, but do like to have some fun with my phone, […]

SymPaper Revisited: The Best of the Best

October 7, 2011

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Created by Talv Bansal Version Reviewed: 2.8.0 Ovi Store Buy Link (ZAR25; €3) Final score: 95% _________________________________ A few months back, I reviewed SymPaper, one of the first but crucially by far the most usable Read It Later clients for Symbian. I rounded off that review with the following conclusion: All in all, SymPaper is a godsend […]

Gravity: A Cure For Social Network ‘Check-In’ Fatigue?

September 23, 2011

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Social networks these days seem to be a dime a dozen, at least to my not so social self. From the ubiquitous Facebook, to potentially disruptive upstarts like the big Gs Google+, and everything in between like Twitter, Foursquare, Gowalla, GetGlue and Linkedin. Even Google Reader, a reinvention of the aging RSS feed, has a […]

The Tech Bishop’s Guide to Getting the most out of your Symbian Device

August 26, 2011

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Earlier this week, I received an E7 loan unit from the good guys over at Nokia South Africa, which I get to keep for a month (full review to follow). While setting up the device for my needs, it struck me how dogmatic the whole process has become for me. I attribute this primarily to […]

Kasvopus: an alternative and fast developing Facebook client for Symbian

March 23, 2011

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Kasvo – face, opus – book, and put it together… It is as simple as that. What this young beta application from developer Tommi Laukannen represents is the possibility of an excellent, lightweight and feature rich Facebook client to replace the immensely flawed Social app on the Symbian^3 devices. I would need an entire post […]