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Lëkki, back to basics

Lëkki, back to basics

December 21, 2010 by · 80 Comments 

Lëkki, back to basics. This is the coolest thing ever… the 3210 and the StarTac are being refurbished and ‘re-issued’ as retro by Lekki. Wow. Get me an original 88xx Nokia series or a T28… those were the classics!

My thoughts on MWC 2009’s crop of Handsets

February 25, 2009 by · 9 Comments 

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Last week I attended MWC in Barcelona. Part of my ‘pilgrimage’ there involves checking out all the new phones that are released as part of the conference, and this quick post is to summarize my thoughts on a few devices and services. Nokia – Nokia’s new E series devices […]

The New Generation of Touch UIs

November 16, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

The iPhone created a new playing field for all. Touch interface, easy app installs, app store, UI and apps that ´just work´and lastly, a nice form factor. All the major players were floored and were left to scramble to come up with something of significance. The first ones out were the Korean manufacturers… with Samsung […]

Symbian Conference: Nokia Tube 5800 hands-on & other musings

October 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

I was at the Symbian conference today in London. I heard a couple of keynote speaches about the vision for the future of Symbian, and of course I heard the mantra ‘developers developers developers’ said in a not so Ballmeresque way but very much with his energy in mind. The truth, though, is that they’re […]

Location Based Services Part 2: Privacy Concerns & Other Hurdles to Adoption

September 21, 2008 by · 28 Comments 

Privacy has always been an issue preventing the mass appeal of Location Based Services (LBS) in the past. A lot of the really cool mobile application ideas have already been attempted in one shape or another in the past, but privacy concerns were continuously cited as the key reasons for their slow user adoption. Since […]

Nokia Email Service – Watch out RIM!

July 5, 2008 by · 4 Comments 

Image by Getty Images via Daylife Yesterday Nokia launched the beta of their email service. Essentially, it is the push email service that blackberry offers the average non-corporate consumer, known as BIS or BIE (Blackberry Internet Service / Blackberry Interent Email). This service is legendary for easy setup, as all you have to do is […]

The Great Nokia E90 Review, Episode 1, The Hardware

January 13, 2008 by · 35 Comments 

This review isn’t going to include a series of test photographs comparing this phone’s camera to that of a Samsung or even to that of a sibling ‘N series’ device. This isn’t that kind of phone. This is a ‘business phone’. This phone is about getting business done. It is about not only projecting the […]

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