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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 […]

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 […]

Taking better photos with a camera phone

January 3, 2012

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This festive season I did myself a great favour by finally having the guts to pull out a gorgeous camera, the Olympus OM PC  inherited from my father in-law via my brother. Mostly it’s because I need a hobby and I have come to learn that playing the guitar is just not it. I lack […]

A celebration of hardware and why I still choose the N8.

December 19, 2011

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Yesterday I took a stroll down memory lane as I was surrounded by some, for lack of a better word, ‘classic’ Nokia handsets. In today’s world these are devices built around a different philosophy, offering dare I say a more tangible and organic connection to the world through the impressive dedication to convergence, as opposed to the […]

An (inter)stellar experience: The Samsung Galaxy SII

December 14, 2011

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This review is a continuation of something I started back in September, but I just felt that I couldn’t do the device I was looking at justice. You see even as we hit the end of 2011, the Samsung Galaxy SII is truly an extraordinary device. The era that mobile has entered into now is […]

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 […]