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Opinion

Nokia’s fall from grace: The Background Story

Yesterday, Tomi Ahonen posted yet another magnum opus chronicling Nokia under Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo’s reign. It makes for absolutely compelling reading, especially — and I mean especially — if you’re drinking the Apple Koolaid, or if you are curious as to how Nokia was once regarded as an impregnable super-brand and now is effectively relegated to […]

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Devices Operators

3’s next-gen MiFi unit is simply brilliant

I got hold of one of the new 3 Mobile WiFi units last week and I’ve been putting it through it’s paces. Regular readers will know that my opinion on MiFi was set to ‘ultra positive’ ever since I tested the Novatel Wireless device last year. Dongles are for dunces. A separate unit that enables […]

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Devices Operators

Exclusive: The Vodafone 360 Samsung H2 roars into view – photos, video

There’s been a lot of inaccurate speculation across the web about the upcoming Samsung H2 handset for the Vodafone 360 service. I’ve been briefed directly by Vodafone and I’m pleased to correct the speculation with these official specifications: Height: 125mm Width: 60.8mm Depth: 11.7mm (smaller than the H1) Weight: 137g Memory: 16GB internal, MicroSD for […]

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Operators

iPhone 4 Price Comparison from 3UK

The helpful chaps at mobile operator 3 have published this rather useful iPhone price comparison chart (thanks to Squakbox who pointed this out). It makes for interesting reading. Obviously, 3 comes out pretty good against the other mobile operators, provided you don’t consider Tesco’s offering (which they haven’t). Have a read on slideshare…

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Devices

Sony Ericsson X10 Mini: The credit card sized Android wonder

Well I have to say I’m a big, big fan of the X10 Mini. I simply loved the device when I came across it at Mobile World Congress back in February and now that it’s arrived in my hands, I can confirm it’s still fantastic. To be clear, the device isn’t for everyone. If you’ve […]

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News

Nokia and Yahoo? Why don’t you f*** off!

That headline, of course, is a tribute to Yahoo’s CEO, Carol Bartz, who was entirely unimpressed with Michael Arrington’s line of questioning thus: Arrington: Is your pitch kind of BS though? Bartz: Steve Jobs came back to Apple in 1997 — the iPod came out 4 years later. 3 years after that is the first […]