Google ChromeOS: I just don't get it

Google Chrome OS attracted a huge amount of attention and continues to do so. As you may know it is a Linux-based operating system developed largely by Google and which will be released in about a year.It is touted as the next Next Big Thing and, like many Google products, it will apparently solve world…

The way we live next according to Nokia

Nokia invited me to be part of a Joburg-based focus group based on its event in Finland titled "The Way We Live Next 3.0" which took place in the last few days. Its video pretty much sets the atmosphere for the event and presents a number of exciting possibilities for future mobile devices:Rich Mulholland kicked…

Nokia launches the N97, N86 8MP and Ovi Store in South Africa

Nokia launched the much anticipated N97 as well as a hot little camera focussed phone, the N86 8MP at a launch hosted at Turbine Hall in Newtown, Johannesburg on Thursday, 16 July 2009. It also made a number of announcements about the Ovi Store and a competition launched for local developers. I captured some of…

Looking under the hood – the Symbian OS

I have been given an opportunity to chat to David Rivas, Nokia's Vice President Product & Technology Management about the Symbian operating system. There has been quite a lot of talk about how shoddy the series 60 user interface is and it got me wondering about the operating system itself, under the UI, so I…
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