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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]