Category Archives: Mobile Tech

The WordPress iPad app

Next up in my tour of iPad blog clients: the official WordPress app. Categories – check. Tagging – check. Uncomfortably accurate geotagging – check (though thankfully only at the resolution of “Andrew’s street” and not “sat in the lounge”). Ugly … Continue reading

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Mobile modem

I was trying to get a handle on how much mobile data download speeds have improved over the years, so I did some digging through my archives. (The only thing I like more than a mail archive that spans decades … Continue reading

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Sony Smart Watch 2

I’ve been playing around with a Sony SmartWatch 2. Herein some thoughts on wearable devices and smart watches. There’s been several iterations of the smart watch idea. The Verge smartwatch roundup covers the state of play; The Independent has an … Continue reading

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Fitbug

I was encouraged to purchase a Fitbug as part of the healthcare scheme I’m a member of. The more I walk around, the more benefits I get from the scheme. Of course this makes sense – a fitter, healthier, more … Continue reading

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Amazon, Kindle, reading lists

I’m preparing a blog post with a list of the latest books I’ve read, and in the process, I’ve been reminded of the awful Amazon experience. For starters, I’d like to have better integration between my Kindle, goodreads, calibre, and this blog, … Continue reading

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Nokia Lumia 920 conclusions

Amazingly a month has gone by since I did my test drive of a Nokia Lumia 920 thanks to Nokia_Connects. I didn’t get a chance to post my final conclusions until now. How did it go? tl;dr: It’s not a … Continue reading

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Firefox OS and geeksphone: take 2

In my first writeup on Firefox OS and geeksphone I wrote: It depends very much on Mozilla’s and Telefonica’s ability to execute I should have added something about their partners’ ability to execute. I tried to buy a geeksphone this … Continue reading

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Firefox OS and geeksphone

The new Firefox OS phones from geeksphone are nearly here, with the announcement that next week they will be available from the currently-dormant online shop. ~ It was back in 2009 that I got a Palm Pre, perhaps the first … Continue reading

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Nokia Lumia 920 Week One

You’ll recall that Nokia Connects invited me to Trial a Nokia. I previously wrote about my initial thoughts on the Lumia after one day with the phone. Here’s some thoughts after just over a week with the phone, a timeframe … Continue reading

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Poster for iPad

I’ve been trying out Poster for iPad. It’s a beautiful if minimal text editor, and the preview mode is gorgeous. But I think it will be a short-lived love affair, because a more recent draft of my BlackBerry post was … Continue reading

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