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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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Gravity: A Cure For Social Network ‘Check-In’ Fatigue?

September 23, 2011

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Social networks these days seem to be a dime a dozen, at least to my not so social self. From the ubiquitous Facebook, to potentially disruptive upstarts like the big Gs Google+, and everything in between like Twitter, Foursquare, Gowalla, GetGlue and Linkedin. Even Google Reader, a reinvention of the aging RSS feed, has a […]

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 […]

Reading Later: A Symbian Story

June 30, 2011

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I am a recent convert to Read It Later and must say I can’t imagine getting by without it. Since I spend the majority of my time interaction with the web/cloud on my phone, with every new desktop service I discover, I go searching for a mobile app. As a Symbian user though, I was not […]

Kasvopus: an alternative and fast developing Facebook client for Symbian

March 23, 2011

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Kasvo – face, opus – book, and put it together… It is as simple as that. What this young beta application from developer Tommi Laukannen represents is the possibility of an excellent, lightweight and feature rich Facebook client to replace the immensely flawed Social app on the Symbian^3 devices. I would need an entire post […]

Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mobile 11 – a stellar duet

March 23, 2011

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Opera software has launched the next generation of its mobile browser solutions, Opera Mini 6 and Opera Mobile 11. As you might already know, I am a big fan of Opera’s browsers. I use Opera Mini for my day-to-day browsing, Opera Mobile is set as the default browser for those moments when I’m no constrained […]

Gravity, the best app in the world?

January 7, 2011

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I love Gravity. It is simply one of the best mobile apps in circulation. If you are simply looking at what an app is designed to do and how well it does it, then I can’t see too many apps out there on any platform bettering Gravity. Call it Functional Fidelity. At the end of […]