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Jolla announce the Jolla Tablet

Crowd funding is a great concept, from projects that can include a tub of potato salad right through to a flying bicycle there are some grand ideas out there that range from the sublime to the ridiculous. One project that could certainly be viewed as promising is the Jolla …

I think I’ve fallen for Windows Phone

My history with Windows Phone has been a colourful one, starting with the rather unique Dell Venue Pro, then moving onto the tiny little Nokia Lumia 800, then what I thought was huge at the time HTC Titan and then the HTC 8X and then it was Nokia …

Jolla Phone – Review

Using a #Jolla phone is like having one foot in the past, one in the future. A slightly strange stance but ultimately quite fun… I tweeted this recently in a moment of whimsy but thinking about it afterwards I realized it really is an accurate summation of my …

Podcast 83 – The Nokia week

It has been a big week if you are a fan of Nokia and a fan of leaks and rumours, so who better to have on as our special guest this week Jim O’Brien from Nokia News Ireland. Joining me and Jim this week were Ian and Ronnie …

Jolla phone – Initial Impressions

The Jolla phone is finally here! Despite an attempt to deliver to my home literally the day I moved out and missing me then being re-delivered to work when I had that day off I finally got hold of the new smartphone that the Finnish nation are tentatively …

Jolla phone launch date announced

Jolla, the Finish company formed from ex-Nokia employees, has announced the launch date for the first ever Sailfish phone. The launch will happen in Helsinki on the 27th November and they will have 450 devices ready to buy for those who pre-ordered. Marc Dillon, one of the founding …

Increasing network interest in alternative OS’s

The momentum of the ‘alternative operating systems’ is slowly but steadily increasing. Today David Powell, Telstra’s general manager of Device Experience posted an entry on their company blog entitled Mobile operating systems of the future. Im this blog he says In recent months, we have been working with …

First Tizen handset to be unveiled today

You may not have heard of Tizen, but you should take notice, because it could well be coming to a phone near you soon. Tizen is a new(ish) open source mobile OS. Unlike Firefox and Sailfish this one has big backing, and could threaten the top four operating …

The Coolsmartphone Podcast – Episode 48

Episode 48 of the Coolsmartphone means we are nearly at a year’s worth of Podcasts. Joining me this week are Khellan Payne, Nirave Gondhia and Ronnie Whelan. This week we are experimenting with guests, starting with Nirave. Hopefully more to come in the future. This week we talk …

My 2013 wishlist – Khellan

Continuing the theme of our wishlists for 2013 here is my list of things I’d like to see in then next few months. 1. This is easy. Its at the top of the list: battery life. I’m really tired of being given decent handsets that don’t last the …