Tag Archives: mobile

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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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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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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Nokia Lumia 920 Day One

Earlier this week, Nokia Connects invited people to Trial a Nokia. I’ve not used Windows Phone 8 or the new Lumia devices, so I eagerly volunteered. Here’s what I pitched: My idea is simply to live with Windows Phone as … Continue reading

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Selling the BlackBerry Z10

I’m a big fan of BlackBerry. I think they do good stuff: taking care of developers with free devices at dev events, hackathons, and brave and unusual outreach; daring to produce different devices (everyone including me said the PlayBook would … Continue reading

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What HP did next

The always awesome Terence Eden writes about HP’s smartphone conundrum; he makes some excellent points and I recommend you go and read it. Read it now. It’s okay, I’ll wait. Ok, welcome back. There are a couple of things I’d … Continue reading

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Mobile platforms in 2015

Tomi Ahonen made a bold prediction of the top three mobile platforms in 2015: Android, Tizen, and iOS in that order. I disagreed, and made my own prediction: 140 characters were not enough to cover this, so here are some … Continue reading

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