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This is my next: The power of 41

July 26, 2013

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I got a pleasant surprise earlier this week when I was informed by my network operator that I was due for an upgrade. The Nokia N8 aside I haven’t bought a device since 2006 so the upgrade option has been my way of getting hold of new devices. On a two year cycle, this means […]

The Nokia 808 PureView: A Love Story

September 20, 2012

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The great enabler Technology: the great enabler. This rings so true when speaking about mobile. Whether it’s by giving people access to banking, furthering education or saving lives, the reach of mobile is incredible. More than any other personal device, there is an element of necessity to a mobile phone, whether it’s a R100 Nokia […]

Early Thoughts on the Nokia 808 Pure View

February 28, 2012

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I have spent the past 24 hours digesting the key elements of Nokia’s Mobile World Conference presentation yesterday, the new Symbian powered device, the Nokia 808 PureView. What started as shock, turned initially into horror, then bemusement and finally into awe. Lets take a step back. If you have ever read this blog you will […]

Unravelling the Mystery of the Nokia N9: A Review

February 10, 2012

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Every once in a while, a product come along that changes our perception of how we use technology That was how the world was introduced to the Nokia N9. Bold words by Nokia’s SVP of Design Marko Ahtisaari to describe a product that was being brought into a market that had already seen a device […]

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 […]

First Look: The Samsung Galaxy Note

November 3, 2011

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Last night I attended the South African launch of the Samsung Galaxy Note at the rather plush Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel. It was quite a spectacle. To put things into perspective you know when you arrive at a venue and the name of the product being launched is emblazoned across some rather spectacular sports cars (missed photo opportunity) that […]

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, […]