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The Tech Bishop’s Guide to Mobile Sports Tracking

March 19, 2012


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


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


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


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 […]

First Look: The Samsung Galaxy Note

November 3, 2011


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 […]

And now for something a little bit different: The Samsung Galaxy Tab 7″ Review

October 20, 2011


The Hardware The Galaxy Tab 7″ ( herearfter referred to as just the Galaxy Tab) is a touchscreen slab dominated at the front by a 7″ Super AMOLED screen. To give you an idea of dimensions the Galaxy Tab is just smaller than a standard issue paperback and the same thickness as said book if […]