The ZOMG Crew on the Nokia-Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Announcement [Round Table]

On Friday, Nokia announced that their new Smartphone OS of choice, is going to be Windows Phone 7. As such, reactions broke out throughout the blogosphere, from Nokia Enthusiasts and non-enthusiasts alike. Mostly negative though, as the Finnish Giant's share dropped by 10 Percent, dipping to 16% at one point before settling at -14% on the Nasdaq, for the weekend. So yeah, things were definitely crazy for a ...

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Editorial: The push for Convergence

What exactly is Digital Convergence??? There are some words which automatically make you look cool in the *Geek World* once said, and one such word always right on top is CONVERGENCE! Well, I will not talk about convergence in life at a Macro level, but I will talk about Digital Convergence here. Gadgets are breaking boundaries every day. Specifications are getting defined with every single device. The LG M ...

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[Hilarious] What if Angry Birds was Made in the 90′s

A London based design studio, Penney Design has created a series of spoof images of the popular mobile game, Angry Birds. While these images are quite similar in look and feel to physics based games of the 90s, we're still hoping Rovio takes note for a special 90's version maybe? I mean how much fun would a pixelated version of Angry Birds be. Especially with those power and wind meters. More screens after ...

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Editorial: Silent Influencers of your Phone Purchase

The other day, I was looking for a Case Mate cover for my Nokia E72. Case Mate makes pretty good covers in Hard, only back in hard and Silicon. I went to some very big shops. Most of them had Case Mate covers. But peculiarly, most of them had those covers for only iPhone and Blackberry. That just got me thinking. How much of a role these resellers of accessories play in a consumer’s phone purchase? Of late, ...

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[Hilarious] Damn You Autocorrect Site Showcases Wrongly Corrected iPhone Texts

We've all been there. You type out a sentence really fast, hit the send key, only to realise that the iPhone's auto-correction has totally changed the meaning of one crucial little word. D'oh. A new site called Damn You Auto Correct showcases these aforementioned wrongly-corrected sentences from the iPhone. If you're a speed texter, you'll probably have the habit of hitting send before proof-reading the who ...

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Editorial: I’m Bringing Technology Back, Yeah.

As the cellphone market evolves, a lot of new features are introduced with each new device. This also means that a lot of old concepts and features have to be trashed. This is usually for the best as manufacturers discontinue features that never took off, or weren't really useful. There are however, some features that I wish were still standard in all cell phones. 1) Infrared Yes, infrared. The align-device ...

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