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Nokia Lumia 800 – 5 days of happiness

January 16, 2012

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Nokia Lumia 800 – 5 days of happiness

The Nokia Lumia 800 and Windows Phone Mango 7.5 make a formidable combination. Beautiful build quality, gorgeous display, immediate responsiveness and an extremely elegant operating system (clearly better in many respects than iOS5). I bought the phone 5 days ago to replace my painfully slow iPhone 3G. Despite this praise however, the phone is going back today, replaced by my shiny new iPhone 4S – “what?!” I hear you say – well read on …

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Steve Jobs away from Apple until June 2009

January 14, 2009

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In the article “Steve Jobs taking leave from Apple due to complex health issues” at AppleInsider.com, Steve writes “I’ve have asked Tim Cook to be responsible for Apple’s day to day operations” What are they running over there, a 7-Eleven or something?!  This is the single biggest problem with Apple  – too much reliance on […]

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Microsoft Tag for smartphones and iPhone

January 11, 2009

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A great idea, it even works well – but will it take off “They transform physical media (print advertising, billboards, product packages, information signs, in-store merchandising, or even video images) — into live links for accessing information and entertainment online.” (Full Story: CNET) Here’s something I prepared earlier: Try these examples on your iPhone or […]

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MobileMe “Unsupported Browser” with Firefox 3.0.5 + Ubiquity

January 8, 2009

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MobileMe wont detect Firefox 3 Properly if you use the Firefox Add-on, Ubiquity Whilst starting Me.com in FF, Apple advise: We recommend the following browsers. To make use of rich web applications in MobileMe, we recommend one of the following supported browsers: Safari 3.1 or later (Mac / PC) Firefox 2 or later (Mac / […]

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Macworld 2009: iTunes Gets DRM-Free

January 7, 2009

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and New Prices Apple announce iTunes store to go completely DRM-free and at three price levels $0.69, $0.99 and $1.29.  It’s about  time Apple! In a market where price pressure should be driving down prices, the threat of $1.29 is of concern. However, an optimist might correctly suggest that competition between the publishers will keep […]

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The Colbert Report – Why Censored on iTunes?!

January 4, 2009

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Come on Apple, get with the program! The Colbert Report is brilliant show, but why do Apple/iTunes censore it!? They don’t censor their movies .. they don’t censor any other of their TV Shows. B#tch and moan about it – tell Apple using their Request a TV Show page. Can you explain the logic please […]

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iPhone 3G and my MobileMe Universe (on Windows)

December 3, 2008

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Connecting the Dots with MobileMe (a brief how-to) The goal was straightforward – bring the following disconnected contact database, tasks lists and some semi-synchronised calendars 1) into a single ecosystem, and 2) to include the iPhone as a peer. Thunderbird email addresses (from Desktop1) Windows Address Book (from Laptop) Palm Desktop (and Palm Tungsten) calendar […]

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