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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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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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Open letter to ExCel London

Following my frustration at the DroidCon venue having no cycle facilities (tweet tweet), I was pleased to see that ExCel London (host of Nokia World 2011) do in theory have secure bike parking. It took a while to find this … Continue reading

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Tiswas

Tizen. Word is finally out about the Intel-Samsung ‘merger’ of their Linux platforms. In a single step, a number of crippled initiatives are given new legs, and the mystery behind the stories of Intel abandoning MeeGo and Samsung acquiring MeeGo are … Continue reading

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Recent events part two

On Tuesday evening, I attended the Intel AppUp Application Lab at Skills Matter. This slightly schizophrenic event was part developer engagement for Intel’s AppUp app store (on Windows XP, Windows 7 and MeeGo) and part MeeGo developer engagement. Despite the dual … Continue reading

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Nokia Friday

On Friday Nokia is going to have a big day, and is rumoured to be announcing all manner of strange things. We’ve heard tales of Nokia chopping senior staff, analysts recommending a switch to WP7, horrible results, credit rating warnings, … Continue reading

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QT, GTK, Widget Toolkits, Web UIs

Toward the end of last week, Nokia made the announcement that they would add LGPL as a license option to the QT toolkit. QT is a highly-polished, well documented modern GUI toolkit – some consider it to be the best … Continue reading

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Nokia N95 day two

Some evil people are placing bets on how quickly I’ll start complaining about Vodafone, so I’m not going to do that. No, instead I’m going to complain about the N95 First up: I’ve discovered a bug (though I’m not the … Continue reading

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New Phone

On Thursday last week, I got a Nokia 6600 as a free upgrade, thanks to the ludicrously high bills I’ve had recently on my Vodafone account. First impressions: much the same as the 3650, but a little bit faster, a … Continue reading

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