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Author Archive: Harangue

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Where are the greener pastures?

Where are the greener pastures?

| August 1, 2016 | 22 Replies

Every now and again one muses over the past in order to determine what to do in the future. As was the case for me over the past few weeks. Technology news was overflowing with an ‘update now’ mantra towards Windows 10, but there was nary a mention of anything mobile. PC’s? – yes. Tablets? […]

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Bi-annual ramblings

Bi-annual ramblings

| March 17, 2015 | 9 Replies

It has been quite a while since I last published any of my ramblings here, but as time goes by you see certain things that spark an interest to share some of my thoughts with you. So, what will I be serving you today? It would be something like, Microsoft is going down the right […]

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Lumia 1320, Nokia’s night creature?

Lumia 1320, Nokia’s night creature?

| October 8, 2013 | 24 Replies

Whenever someone mentions Batman and Nokia in the same sentence I always think about either the Nokia 5800 or that special Lumia 800 (and 900) with the etched Batman logo on the back. But there seems to be a new addition to those thoughts with the Lumia 1320. 1320? Yes, the Lumia 1320 which we […]

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Leakyleak: Lumia 1520

Leakyleak: Lumia 1520

| October 4, 2013 | 33 Replies

We all knew it was coming and now it has just become a little more official. Evleaks just posted a press render of the upcoming Lumia 1520. Nokia Lumia 1520, in red, 2013 pic.twitter.com/kc6C253q4f — @evleaks (@evleaks) October 4, 2013 There isn’t much new to be seen as the leaks have been coming in force […]

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Is wearable tech the next big thing?

Is wearable tech the next big thing?

| October 3, 2013 | 38 Replies

It started when the first rumours of the Apple ‘smartwatch’ were surfacing (again) earlier this year, the thought was strengthened when it became clear it was Samsung that was making a wearable piece of technology. And now with the reviews of said Samsung device and ever so slight rumours about a Nokia ‘smartwatch’ it reached […]

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Windows Phone deemed safe enough for government use

Windows Phone deemed safe enough for government use

| September 18, 2013 | 16 Replies

Good news for Microsoft and Windows Phone 8, the operating system been deemed safe enough for use by US government officials. The certification was done by the US government organization NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) who now deem Windows Phone safe enough for use following the FIPS 140-2 standard. Microsoft’s OS is only […]

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Nokia tablet also spotted in AdDuplex stats

Nokia tablet also spotted in AdDuplex stats

| August 27, 2013 | 21 Replies

If yesterday’s news wasn’t enough to substantiate the rumour of Nokia launching a tablet, maybe today’s news will. AdDuplex came across some new devices in their logs, a few new Surface devices, but also a few unnamed Nokia codenames. The first sighting was a RX-107 named device which first popped up late 2012. Subsequently they […]

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B(r)ing your Windows Phone up to scratch with these new Bing apps

B(r)ing your Windows Phone up to scratch with these new Bing apps

| August 7, 2013 | 16 Replies

If you ever used Windows 8, you’ve probably also used one or two of the inbuilt Bing apps like Weather or News. Both apps are good at what they do and it made me wonder why these good apps weren’t yet available in Windows Phone. Wonder no more, since Microsoft released Bing Weather, News, Sports […]

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Official Vine app coming to Windows Phone

Official Vine app coming to Windows Phone

| July 11, 2013 | 2 Replies

Today is mostly just Lumia 1020 news so some other news is easily missed, like an official Vine app coming to Windows Phone. It was already somewhat mentioned in the Lumia 1020 presentation but now The Verge confirms that it is coming. With the Lumia 1020 that makes for some very high quality Vine videos. […]

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