In 2004 at a Nokia event in Helsinki a nerdy engineer showed off a fancy new concept that he hoped would be a big hit. Calling it an “automatic multimedia diary” it was a way to upload pictures, thoughts and other titbits from a mobile phone to an online site. Using the then popular concept of blogging, he called it a Lifeblog. “Lifeblog is a PC and mobile phone software combinat...[Read More]
The Nokia X71 might sound like the tech company is working on a spy-plane rather than a smartphone but that’s obviously not the case… unless Nokia’s hiding something from us. But no, the Nokia X71 is definitely a smartphone. One with a great many pixels at its disposal. We can get behind that. But before we get to check out the camera(s), it’s worth glancing at the screen. ...[Read More]
The Nokia 3.1 is, for lack of better words, a ‘real’ Nokia. It looks and feels like the Nokias of old… although we’d need to test if it could survive a tumble down a flight of stairs to be sure, otherwise is it really worthy of the Nokia name? Now owned by a company called HMD Global, Nokia’s back on its smartphone game with the likes of the Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 6.1, and the br...[Read More]
Unboxing the Nokia 8 Sirocco, HMD Global’s new R13,000 flagship handset intended to take on the likes of Apple, Samsung, Huawei and LG. Shot on an iPhone X and Samsung Galaxy S9. Edited on an iPad Pro c/o iStore South Africa.
HMD Global, the company behind the reinvigorated Nokia mobile brand announced a selection of new smartphones and feature phones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this year, including feature phones the 8110 “banana phone” and the new sub-R1,000 Nokia 1, alongside its new Android-powered flagship, the Nokia 8 Sirocco. Now we’ve got timelines for when you’ll be ab...[Read More]
Nokia is officially back and making waves in the mobile phone world. Last year we saw the return of the 3310, and more recently an updated version of the infamous banana-phone (or 8110, if you prefer the official name). On the “smarter” side of things, Nokia mobile’s parent company HMD Global has announced details of its entry-level smartphone, the Nokia 1. Though it’s a sm...[Read More]