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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]