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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 3: Chromewalker’s Four Cardinal Points of Location

October 12, 2008 by · 102 Comments 

(click to enlarge) A component of success in the LBS application space, I believe, is finding the right balance between what I call the four cardinal points. If a service doesn’t find the right balance between these, I believe it becomes inherently difficult for the service to go mass market. The easiest way to begin […]

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 […]

Apple iPod Touch Review

December 20, 2007 by · 13 Comments 

I’ve been tempted to get the iPhone just as much as the next guy. So much so that I had to write up reasons to convince myself not to run out and get one when they became available. My main reasons revolved around the limited functionality of the iPhone relative to my business-oriented Symbian device. […]