Nokia Smartphone reality check, Ka-ching!

All the bad news, Nokia smartphones dumb down profits Nokia releases Q2 2010 results; profits down, market share flat Nokia Q2 2010 results – profits down but smartphone sales up So lets do a reality check on the facts; Nokia profits are Down 40%, but are still making a Profit. Which means they are in […]

The best Portrayal of Nokia

This article is one of the best portrayals of Nokia’s Perceived fall from grace: The Background Story …But somehow with Apple, the facts no longer matter. The iPhone was the ultimate best phone ever – according to Steve Jobs – and because Steve Jobs says so, that started to become the storyline. The truth didn’t […]

My N900 Desktops

I’ve been seeing a lot of iPhone screen snaps lately so I thought I’d post some of mine from the N900 as I use them.

SmartPhones in the reality distortion field.

I have had a revelation with regards to SmartPhones and the Reality Distortion Field. Simply put, if the device, any device, that does not behave like a profit generating platform for Apple, should not be considered a Smartphone. Platforms based on Symbian OS, BlackBerry , Windows and Palm and are based on a principal that […]

Apple knows best what you want on your iPhone.

In another example why I’m happy with my choice of the Nokia N900 over the iPhone as Apple removes Wi-Fi finders from App Store . After all, Apple knows better than it’s customer what it should allow on IT’S product. The customer is stupid and incapable of using OUR product without proper controls. So Apple […]

Apple’s iPad, misses the mark.

Since I didn’t bother to comment on what is now a fan frenzy event and the flurry of rumors preceding it, the Apple iPad has now appeared, and I will comment, Meh! Everything that the pad does, I can do with the Nokia N900, for less money, and I can carry mine anywhere. I even […]

An Idiot talks about the Nokia N900

While most of what this guy said is short sighted and generally idiotic it did touch on something I agree with But the fact is that by the time the M900 hits store shelves, it will be competing with not only Apple’s iPhone, Palm’s Pre and Research in Motion’s second take at the Storm, but […]

Smartphones, thick as Flies!

Well if anything, you can’t say there there are too few choices in the Smartphone arena. Joining in the iPhone , Rim, Palm Pre , Windows Mobile firefight, there are now Maemo and LiMo. The later two (Maemo and LoMo) are entering the market just as there is an Android explosion of new phones. And […]

Apple Slaps down developers again

Every day I’m more and more impressed with my Palm T/X choice as Apple extends iPhone NDA. Apple is getting genuinely proprietary about their iPhone/iPod app store. They are making a mockery of their own developer community and that won’t last, seeing as there is now the Google G1 Android phone and it’s open source […]

Apple’s iPhone is closing the door on the future

After hearing about how the iPhone can phone home and kill apps? I knew that my choice to purchase a Palm T/X was the correct one. But this is even more a vindication of my choice of the Nokia 6300 to act as the modem for both my MacBook and Palm T/X when Apple pulls […]