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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Tech Bishop’s Guide to Getting the most out of your Symbian Device

August 26, 2011

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Earlier this week, I received an E7 loan unit from the good guys over at Nokia South Africa, which I get to keep for a month (full review to follow). While setting up the device for my needs, it struck me how dogmatic the whole process has become for me. I attribute this primarily to […]

My Five Essential Apps

July 22, 2011

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Confession time: I am a bit of an app addict. I collect them liberally, trying out at least one new app every day I reckon. And with disk space not an issue on my N8, they pile up. My menu is reasonably well organised, with the apps split into folders, so actually finding them is […]