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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 […]

Symbian Read It Client SymPaper Updated. Now Even Better!

April 4, 2012

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Created by Talv Bansal Version Reviewed: 3.3.3 Ovi Store Buy Link (ZAR25; €3) Final score: 98% _________________________________ One of my favourite Symbian apps, SymPaper, a client for the ultra useful Read It Later web service is about to receive a major update. In the dark days of post Feb 11, SymPaper was one of the apps that […]

The Tech Bishop’s Guide to Mobile Sports Tracking

March 19, 2012

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These days we expect a modern day smartphone to be capable out of the box and expendable with a wide range of third party applications that utilize that various bits of hardware that are fast becoming standard on many phones. A jack of all trades if you will but a master of all. A category of apps […]

Looking back at living with the Nokia N8: A long term review

March 7, 2012

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This is a post that I have put off for quite some time now. It started out as a three month look and then roughly six months. That turned into a 12 month retrospective but then I was fortunate enough to get a Nokia N9 in for review at around that time so that idea fell by […]

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 […]