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The New Power User’s Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Note II

During the era of the Communicator, power users who didn’t want one usually picked up a Pocket PC form factor device. In this new dispensation of the touchscreen, that form factor appears to have risen to the top spot that Communicators used to occupy. A mobile ice age has come and gone, and the Communicator is extinct. For some years now, there has been no device that made power users drool – a device that stood head and shoulders above the crowd in terms of specs and functionality. Thankfully, such a device is now here.

I miss Windows Mobile too

In my recent article, In pursuit of my ideal mobile OS, I mentioned how Symbian was a middle ground OS for me considering the extremes that the current line-up of mobile platforms feature. What I failed to mention in that…

A migration path – the crucial key

Expectedly, Emmanuel Olalere’s recent article, Had Nokia chosen Android, has generated a lot of buzz. Many people are passionate about Nokia’s fortunes, as well as the fantasy of Android on Nokia phones these days. That is no surprise. However, most…

OpnMarket for free WinMo apps

Freewarepocketpc.net is a website that has been providing freeware for Windows Mobile devices for years. Now, the people behind that site have developed an alternative app store to Microsoft’s own Marketplace for Mobile on Windowsphones. From the Freewarepocketpc.net site: OpnMarket…