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Nokia’s Fight Part 2

By: Jeff Hollaway
on Friday, February 11th, 2011
Posted in: News

See this man? His name is Stephen Elop, CEO of Nokia. He has a problem– A big problem. As of now, Nokia has lost its dominance in smartphones world wide to Android. Symbian is a throwback OS and it looks like it. Nokia has no presence in the U.S., where the hottest Mobile OS lives. Read More…

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Music video shot entirely with a Nokia N8

on Saturday, February 5th, 2011

Who needs traditional video cameras these days when you can create a whole movie or music video with your smartphone? We’ve seen movies shot with iPhones and now here’s what claims to be the first video shot entirely with Nokia’s new N8 smartphone. Filmed by Kyle Roberts, this is a fun little song from independent Read More…

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ila SPORT Helps you Stay Fit and Safe

on Sunday, October 31st, 2010

The ila SPORT is a pedometer, milometer and personal safety alarm in one. Now that it’s dark when we get up in the AM and it gets dark earlier in the evenings, runners, joggers and dog walkers might appreciate this small device which includes a calorie counter, pedometer, distance traveled, clock and backlight plus 130Db Read More…

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Nokia’s Fight

By: Jeff Hollaway
on Thursday, October 7th, 2010
Posted in: Articles

Chances are you have had at least one Nokia phone in your life if you were born sometime before 1990. Fast forward to today, it’s probably a Samsung, Motorola, HTC, RIM or Apple (smartphone). Even if it is from some other brand, I can bet that it is not a Nokia. Why? What happened? Nokia dominates Read More…

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Universal Smartphone Device Stand – iCarpus

on Thursday, August 12th, 2010

The iCarpus is a handy stand that can be used with almost any smartphone sized device like the iPhone 4, Droid X, etc.  It stores flat and then easily accommodates a device with or without a case. It has non-slip edges that provide protection to the device and the surface it sits on. It’s available Read More…

Extra juice for your Android and BlackBerry smartphones

on Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
Posted in: Android related, News

The Primo Battery Cube from Phonesuit is a cube shaped rechargeable battery pack for Android and Blackberry SmartPhones. Actually, it should work with any mini or micro USB enabled device. It’s very compact at 1.5 inches in length and width, but provides 1000mAh battery capacity. It also features a 4 point red LED display that Read More…

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Symbian^4: UI Screenshots Revealed

By: Adam Scinto
on Sunday, July 18th, 2010
Posted in: News

I saw on Engadget ( Who sourced the link from Electronista ) that Symbain^4 screen shots have been released for the first time, allowing us a glimpse at where this OS is headed.  I checked out Electronista’s article and after seeing the screen shots I was checking to make sure this is a recent story. Read More…

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Top 100 Free Apps for Your Phone 2010

on Thursday, July 15th, 2010

PCMag.com has compiled a great list of the top 100 free apps for your phone. They have individual lists for the iPhone, BlackBerry, Android, Windows Mobile, WebOS and Symbian. Each list contains a screenshot and a short blurb about the app. These lists will come in very handy for a new smartphone user or anyone Read More…

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Free Anti-Theft Software for Your Mobile Phone from F-Secure

on Friday, July 2nd, 2010

F-Secure offers Anti-Theft for Mobile to protect your contacts and personal files should your Symbian OS, Windows Mobile, or Android phone be lost or stolen.  You can send an SMS message to lock your phone and keep it locked until you enter the correct password.  You can use the locate feature to receive a message, sent to a Read More…

Free Windows Mobile and Symbian Games from HeroCraft

on Thursday, December 10th, 2009
Posted in: News, Windows Mobile

HeroCraft is getting in the holiday spirit by giving away two free games for Windows Mobile and Symbian smartphone owners. The games are Twice and Snow Lines. All you have to do is fill out a form to get the games. Expires on 12/12 so hurry up.

Screwdriver and Torx driver sets for your pocket

on Sunday, October 25th, 2009
Posted in: Gear, News

Columbia River Knive and Tool offer two carbiner sets that have interchangeable hext bits. The Get-A-Way Driver includes four standard flat and Phillips bits and the Get-A-Way Driver Torx set offers four standard Torx sizes, T5, T6, T8 and T10. Both tools have an oxygen bottle wrench on the underside, which makes it useful for Read More…

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Nokia’s Maemo Masterpiece – The N900

By: Adam Scinto
on Thursday, August 27th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

We’ve been seeing some ‘reviews’ of this device, but nothing official from Nokia until now. Nokia has now announced the N900 and it will be running the new version of Maemo. That’s the operating system the N770/n800/n810 have been using; it’s the ‘other’ operating system for Nokia besides Symbian. On the OS topic, there’s been Read More…

Sexy and skinny – Plantronics Discovery 975

on Thursday, August 20th, 2009
Posted in: Gear

The Plantronics Discovery 925 Bluetooth headset has been updated to be even skinnier and sexier. The new Plantronics Discovery 975 comes with a convenient rechargeable carrying case that can triple talk time from 5 hours to up to 15 hours while protecting and storing the headset. The new case includes an LCD screen that displays Read More…

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mWallet – Symbian Utility Review

on Sunday, April 19th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

mWallet by Total Wireless Solutions is a very nifty application. You don’t have to use every feature that it offers but if you decide you want to, it’s definitely a practical step. It only costs $7.50 for an S60 device and $6.50 for a UIQ device.

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Nokia Podcasting Application Review

on Wednesday, March 25th, 2009
Posted in: Uncategorized

The Nokia Podcasting application, developed by Nokia comes with the sis file already preloaded onto the memory card of some of the more recent Nokia phones. It’s also free for download from the Nokia website and it’s available for all E or N series phones that have WLAN and is compatible with some others.

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A Week with the Nokia N85 Smartphone – Day 6 & 7

on Thursday, March 12th, 2009
Posted in: Wireless

It’s been a week since I started using the Nokia N85 and in that time, I’ve found a lot to like and some things that left me wanting more. This last part of my series on the Nokia N85 will focus on: Built in applications Week wrap up

ShoZu Mobile Photo and Video Sharing Application Review

By: Rohit Tikmany
on Friday, May 16th, 2008
Posted in: Windows Mobile

One of my favorite mobile apps is ShoZu. So when Julie asked me to do a piece on a *really* useful mobile app, I didn’t have to look too far.

GMail Mobile

By: Rohit Tikmany
on Tuesday, May 6th, 2008
Posted in: Windows Mobile

One of the perpetually unresolved debates among web users and observers alike is, “Who among the big three – Yahoo Mail, Windows Live Hotmail and Gmail – has the best email service?”

fring Mobile IM Client: Symbian OS Utility

By: Rohit Tikmany
on Thursday, March 13th, 2008
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Last week, I discovered that two of the most frequently asked questions we receive are “How can I stay in touch with my IM buddies on my mobile phone?” and “How can I make VoIP calls from my mobile phone?”

So, earlier in the week, fresh from a vacation break, I set out in my quest for the perfect IM client & the perfect VoIP client for mobile phones. I found the solution to *both* the problems in fring.

Opera Mini v4 Mobile Web Browser

By: Tom Watts
on Tuesday, February 19th, 2008
Posted in: Windows Mobile

Released in November of last year, the latest offering of Opera Mini, version 4, hasn’t really sent shockwaves through the World of cell phones. Whilst the iPhone browser (which I think is very annoying!) has been hailed as a revolutionary success, Mini has taken the sidelines slightly, but as I have learned, this isn’t really a position it deserves.