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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The best gets better: Gravity 2.5 Preview

December 23, 2011

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It has become all too easy to gush over Gravity, the superlative all-in-one social networking client created by developer Jan Ole Suhr, but when it is as good as it is then that should come as no surprise. To put it simply, Gravity IS the headline Symbian app, the one that gets people talking. In […]

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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 […]

Posted in: Apps, Editorial, N8, Review, Samsung

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 […]