The Running Commentary

A personal space to vent, unpack and work out my life journey

Will there ever be another iPhone moment?

I believe the next step will come from outside the current base of manufacturers, maybe I will be proved wrong, but if last nights “event” is anything to go by, I think not…….

Instant gratification……instant distress

Communication has been relegated to a thoughtless act, harsh words I know, but look at the number of relationships that are damaged by misplaced text messages……

PHAT and Sexy in one device…….The Nokia #N9

Nokia may just have hit the nail on the head with the #N9 and this could be the phone that brings Nokia back as far as their mobile offering goes. I had the privilege of attending the launch of the Nokia #N9 in Cape Town a few days back, as “the man in the street…

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Remember when a cellphone just made calls?

This little device of yours and mine has fundamentally changed our operating psyche, we are hard coded, it would seem, to respond now. Just look at the level of “multi-tasking” that happens around you…..

Nokia e7 – business and multimedia in one…..

Some big points for Nokia though are that you do not need to have a PC to activate or register the phone!

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Nokia N8 a street view perspective (part two)

I am still convinced that #Nokia have delivered a quality device in the #N8

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MTN Billing Letter – my response

So….Dear (un)valued MTN I will be voting with my feet this August. I will be porting from you to Vodacom…enough said

Social Networking driving larger ad spend

Social Networking is increasing become a target of advertisers around the world, as they understand the power of positive brand endorsement. The increase in the amount of Smartphones like the Apple iPhone, Storm, Nokia E90, Palm, HTC and the like, means that this spend is increasingly going to move to the mobile social networks. A…

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Which cellphone (mobile) is for me?

I get asked a number of times a day, “Hey Mike which phone should I get?” Generally I answers these with “What do you want it for?” and then we talk and more times than not we end up not agreeing on my answer, basically because the person has a predetermined position at the start…

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Nokia e90 two months in…..

It has now been two months since I have had my Nokia e90. I have had the privilege in this time to do some significant travelling and hence tested the effect on battery given that I needed to remain in contact with my business. As mentioned before I have loaded the Exchange Server software and…

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