Reviews, RIM, Windows Phone

App Spotlight: BBM for Windows Phone

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Once upon a time, there were three giants in the mobile industry as far as platforms were concerned. Nokia and Symbian dominated the smartphone landscape in most of the world, but in the United States the playing field mainly revolved around Microsoft with Windows Mobile and RIM with the BlackBerry. When the iPhone hit the

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Accessories, Featured, Reviews

Jawbone Era Review

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Jawbone is very much a company that was built on the business of Bluetooth headsets, and the Era is their newest flagship product. The first thing that one notices about the Era is its design, diminutive size and light weight; years of innovation and iteration in this product segment has seen Bluetooth headsets evolve from

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Featured, Nokia, Videos, Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 930 Unboxing [Video]

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It’s no secret that the Lumia 930 has absolutely piqued my interest in the past few weeks, and a fluorescent orange specimen has finally crossed my review desk. You could think of the Lumia 930 as the direct successor of last year’s Lumia 925, given that it, too, is constructed from a mix of aluminium

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Android, Featured, Nokia, Reviews

First Look: Nokia X Software Platform v1.2

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Although it recently came to light that Microsoft Devices, the phone manufacturer that used to be known as Nokia, is slated to be shelving all future Android-powered Nokia devices and placing all current models into “maintenance mode” as far as software development and ecosystem-building is concerned, it is clear that the company is still doing its

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Android, Featured, HTC, Reviews

HTC Desire 616 Review

HTC first got into the game of making dual-SIM phones with last year’s dual-SIM HTC One (M7), which was followed by the dual-SIM HTC One Max and HTC One (M8). However, the company has understood that dual-SIM phones become much more attractive when they are pitched at lower price points, and that understanding has led

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News, Nokia, Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 930 launched in Singapore for S$789

At a press event in Singapore yesterday, Microsoft Devices announced that the Nokia Lumia 930, the flagship Lumia smartphone announced back at Microsoft’s BUILD conference in April, will go on sale at all Nokia Stores and Nokia Solution Partners this Saturday, July 12th, for a recommended (sim-free) retail price of S$789 in all 4 colour

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Android, Featured, HTC, Unboxing, Videos

HTC Desire 616 Unboxing [Video]

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This week I’ve got a pretty interesting device from HTC, the Desire 616. This is the company’s entry-level dual-SIM smartphone that is available for an attractively low price, but it does have the distinction of being the first octa-core smartphone to arrive from HTC. Its specifications are strictly on the low end of the midrange

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Featured, Nokia, Reviews, Windows Phone

Nokia Lumia 635 Quick Review

I had great expectations for the Lumia 635, the LTE variant of the Lumia 630. After coming to the conclusion that Nokia had taken a misstep last year with the Lumia 625 in terms of achieving the perfect price-to-features ratio that had been done with the Lumia 620, I really wanted the Lumia 635 to

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