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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Early thoughts on Nokia Map Suite

October 27, 2011

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Amidst the euphoria (and disappointments) of the launches yesterday, the Asha S40 devices , the Lumia 710 and the stunning Lumia 800 running Windows Phone Mango, a couple of new applications were rolled. Of particular interest seeing as mapping and location based services are a strength of Nokia was the Map Suite available from Nokia Beta […]

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 […]