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2015 and the Lumia 800

Back in late-2011, Stephen Elop, the then-CEO of Nokia introduced the first Lumia phones to world, the 800 and the 710. They were Nokia's first foray into Windows Phone, and I for one was not keen on them at all. The Lumia 800 was,…

Geek Fest 2014!

For me, the best thing about being involved in the mobile phone blogosphere is the fantastic group of people who are writing, podcasting and uploading videos for us all to consume and enjoy, worldwide. This summer my plan was to stay…

Nokia N9 – struggling in 2014

About a week ago, I decided to do a little experiment: to see if I could still use (and enjoy using) a Nokia N9 as my only smartphone for a few days away from home. I charged it up and dived into some settings to make a few…

Nokia: Design Beyond Belief

Nokia: Design Beyond Belief That’s the tagline I would’ve gone with after they stopped using “Connecting People” under the famous “NOKIA” logo. Nokia has produced some of the best designs in the world of smartphones, (along with the…

Point-and-Shoot vs. Nokias

It’s been said in the reviews all over the place: the Nokia Lumia 1020 has an absolutely superb built-in camera, as good or better than most “point-and-shoots”. Some would even put it on par with some low-end DSLRs if you can be bothered to…

Start Screen Bliss

It wasn’t that long ago that I was lugging a Nokia 808 PureView around in my pocket, whilst also considering switching my SIM card over to my Nokia N9 when I got back home. It wasn’t that long ago I was turning my nose up at Nokia Lumia ads…

The App Folder App!

Yes, the new app that appeared yesterday, the App Folder app. Hmm. At first I was all like, ‘Yes! Folders! At last!’ But after about 15 minutes I was all like, ‘Meh. And also... meh.’ You see the thing about folders is, if they’re to be…

Jolla is ‘open’, not stupid

Stefano Mosconi, Jolla’s CTO and one of its founding members has just posted a superb article over on his ‘somethingMeaningful’ blogspot. In it, he details some of the inner feelings and dealings of Jolla, a new company with just 80…

2003 and 2013: quite a difference!

Ten years ago, in 2003, things in the mobile world were very, very different to the landscape that we live in today. Back then, the phone I was rocking was the Nokia 3100, a very lightweight, basic cellular device but one that expressed my…

Happy 2nd Birthday, N9!

I’m two days late with this post. Two days ago, September 27th marked the two year anniversary of when Nokia began shipping the mysterious but equally compelling MeeGo-powered N9, a device that everyone knew was being born…