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Guy in his 50's who sells cars and is into gadgets and tech ! Also do a bit of twittering :) 

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  • 0

    Nokia Lumia 735, see for your 'Selfie'

    2 days ago

    A quick piece with my thoughts on using the Nokia Lumia 735 , launched as the 'Selfie' phone and a few photos to , hopefully , back up my views :)

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    Lumia 630 , a great little workhorse

    4 weeks ago

    A few thoughts on my latest trial from the people at Connects, slightly rushed due to being very very busy both at work and in my private life, hope it is of some use and interest

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    Nokia Windows Phone v Symbian Camera comparison (Old v New)

    5 weeks ago

    Quick piece to see if a modern budget Windows Phone's camera can compete with what was in its day , a high end Symbian handset. Lumia 630 versus Nokia N97

  • 2

    Photo Features on Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan

    7 weeks ago

    A quick piece showing one of my favourite features on the latest Update to Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan , Storyteller app using 'Living Images

  • 4

    Word Flow keyboard feature On Windows Phone Keyboard

    7 weeks ago

    A quick description and very bad video demo of the wordflow feature in the latest software update for Windows Phone 8.1

  • 4

    Lumia 930 V Lumia 1520 Cameras

    3 months ago

    A quick comparison of the camera results from the latest Nokia Lumia 930 and the Lumia 1520 Windows Phone, both now running the Windows Phone 8.1 Cyan software update .

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    Lumia 930 - The Last Nokia Phone ?

    3 months ago

    Some thoughts and musings on the latest Windows Phone , the Nokia Lumia 930

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    Lumia 930 & 1020 handset size comparison

    3 months ago

    Just a few photos to compare the latest Nokia Lumia 930 'Flagship' against the older camera powerhouse Lumia 1020 physical size

  • 2

    Nokia CP-623 Lumia 1520 Flip Case

    3 months ago

    Quick review of a Lumia 1520 phone case given to me to use and my thoughts

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    Nokia X

    4 months ago

    A quick resume of my experience with a Nokia X handset loaned to me by Connects

  • 4

    Comparing 3 Nokia Lumia Cameras- 1020,1320 & 1520

    7 months ago

    A quick comparison of the photographs from the Nokia Lumia 1020, 1320 & 1520 , more to show the prowess of the mid range 1320 than anything else .

  • 2

    Mobile DC-18 Charger and Mobile 4 Gigabite Memory

    11 months ago

    Quick piece about a couple of useful Nokia accessories DC-18 portable Charger and retractable usb memory stick.

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    My Time In New York

    3 months ago

    A piece describing my sightseeing trip to NYC including photos of many Iconic sights in the City

  • 14

    Nokia Lumia 1020 , Thoughts

    12 months ago

    A quick Piece giving my thoughts on my Lumia 1020 and including quite a lot of photos.

  • 5

    Nokia Lumia 625 - Not as big as it looks

    3 months ago

    Quick piece giving my view on the Nokia Lumia 625 Windows Phone

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    Nokia Lumia 925 Review

    15 months ago

    Some thoughts about and photos of the Nokia Lumia 925 Windows Phone

  • 4

    Lumia Camera Shoot Out 920 v 925

    15 months ago

    My Second Camera Comparison with the Nokia Lumia 925, this time in various situations and comparing to the Lumia 920

  • 3

    Low Light Phone Camera Comparison

    15 months ago

    Just had the good fortune to be loaned another Nokia Phone , the Lumia 925 which , amongst other things, takes exceptional low light photos, so I went out tonight to test it :)

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    Nokia Play 360 BT Speaker Review

    15 months ago

    Quick piece about the Nokia Play 360 Speakers i bought, and how to pair them to get great stereo sound

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    Nokia Lumia 720 Camera and Farewell

    15 months ago

    Final piece from my loan of the Nokia Lumia 720 indows Phone Handset, showing different aspects of the camera on the phone.

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    Nokia Phone Camera Comparison 720,920,808 &N97

    16 months ago

    Just a large number of photos taken with four Nokia phones, two Symbian the N97 and 808 and two Windows Phone Nokia Lumias the 920 &720 to compare the job they do

  • 4

    Nokia Lumia 720 Thoughts

    16 months ago

    Some brief thoughts and some photos of a Windows phone loaned to me from Nokia Connects

  • 8

    Nokia Lumia 520- My Thoughts

    17 months ago

    A quick piece describing my experience and use of the Nokia Lumia 520 Windows Phone loaned to me as a trial via Nokia connects

  • 8

    Lumia 620 v Lumia 920 v Nokia 808 Cameras

    19 months ago

    Brief camera comparison between three Nokia handsets, bought about mainly because people seemed to comment on the photos in my last post more than the article itself !

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    Unlocking The Nokia Asha 302

    3 months ago

    Firstly, my apologies for my absence on both here, forums and the www in general recently, family issues, work and life in general have been leaving me very little time lately, but hopefully things will be getting back...

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    Nokia Asha 302

    3 months ago

    Up until a couple of weeks ago, the only experience I'd had with the Nokia Asha range of S40 handsets was a very quick play with a display handset at Nokia World 2011 and then a brief try with an Asha 306 belonging to...

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    Lumia 920 and the Nokia DC-16 Mobile charger

    23 months ago

    I had a text from my friend and fellow Nokia fan and Lumia 920 user Stephen Oiller (@psychomania666 on Twitter) the other night, asking me to check the DC-16 with my Lumia. He had found that using the DC-16 with his...

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    Low light Shots of a Church Nokia 808 & 920

    23 months ago

    First shot in full auto from the 808 Auto stats So the buzz phone of the moment is the Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone 8 handset and it's 'floating' camera that enables exceptionally good low light photos. I also have...

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    Nokia 808 V Lumia 920 Camera Comparison

    23 months ago

    808 Via 920 920 Via 808 I am very lucky to have both versions of Nokia's revolutionary PureView camera technology. The Nokia 808 with the 41 Megapixel sensor running Symbian and the Nokia Lumia 920 using a 'Floating'...

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    High Capacity Battery For Nokia 808

    24 months ago

    So the title of this piece is more a request and desire than an actual statement of fact. I really wanted to get a high capacity battery for my Nokia 808, it uses one hell of a lot of power when you use the camera a...

  • 8

    A Gift From Nokia- DIY Lumia 920

    2 years ago

    Parcel at work Presentation Box So as most of the people who 'virtually' know me will know, I am a Great Big Nokia Fan Boy !! Also they will probably be aware that Nokia recently announced a couple of new phones...

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    How to use external memory on the Nexus 7 WITHOUT rooting

    2 years ago

    So what is the world coming to ? I'm writing a blog about and taking photos of a piece of wire FFS !!!! Well, it's very slightly more complex than that and will hopefully be of some use to those Nexus 7 owners who...

  • 8

    Nokia HH-23 Tripod mount - not quite as expected

    2 years ago

    As I mention it quite a lot, you may be aware I own a Nokia 808 PureView phone, it's major attribute and claim to fame is that it has a 41megapixel camera unit (although I actually thoroughly enjoy it as a 'phone' as...

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    Bluetooth Keyboard and Case for the Nexus 7 Tablet

    2 years ago

    Retail Box Contents For those who have read my stuff before, you will know that I recently bought a Nexus 7 Android Tablet, http://carman58.hubpages.com/hub/The-Nexus-7-My-Conclusion for those who haven't, you do now...

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    Nokia N9 Close Up & Naked

    2 years ago

    App Screen On N9 So I have recently purchased the Nokia 808 PureView, which is the best CameraPhone in the world, with a 41 megapixel sensor and PureView technology, along with a little help from Carl Zeiss, and have...

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    Nokia CC-3046 Hard Cover, Buyer Beware

    2 years ago

    Nokia CC-3046 Hard Cover-Buyer Beware This is a brief review of the Nokia CC-3046 Hard Case for the Nokia 808 PureView phone, some of you may have read the prequal I wrote as I got my 808, which I love, and...

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    Nokia 808 PureView - The Phone

    2 years ago

    So as usual, I'll try and set the scene, badly, but I'll do my best !! Most 'Professional' bloggers and writers on the web have reviewed the Latest, Greatest and Last Symbian phone as a fantastic camera, with a bit of a...

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    Nokia 808 Pureview- The Prequal

    2 years ago

    Nokia This article almost turned into Nokia Hard Cover CC-3046 review, however I have finally been able to change tack and write something similar to what I had hoped to ! As with many things in my life this story...

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    Asus Nexus 7 Tablet 1st Impressions

    16 months ago

    Banner from Google Nexus 7 page Google So, I got a new Asus Nexus 7 tablet, which was recently launched by Google, and these are my initial thoughts, tempered slightly by a couple of days use but not , as yet 100%...

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    Nokia N9 Update PR 1.3

    2 years ago

    PR1.3 Update for the Nokia N9 So today after rumours and some announcements on Twitter and then an official announcement on Nokia Support Discussions the latest and possibly last update for the Nokia N9 running Meego...

  • 2

    Nokia Essence Bluetooth Headset

    3 months ago

    Package Front So this is not exactly a review, it's kind of a story with a few pictures and opinions and a massive thankyou to my virtual and real life friend, Richard Dorman (@Sheridan01 on Twitter) who basically...

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    Nokia Nostalgia II-The Nokia 7360 (A Ladies Phone)

    2 years ago

    This piece is in no way a review, it would be simply unfair and rediculous to compare a 2004 mobile phone with the modern day pocket computer that most people carry in there pockets today. It's simply a short piece with...

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    Overclocking The N9

    2 years ago

    This article is for entertainment and interest only, if you hack, customise or alter the firmware or programming on your Mobile Device you may 'brick' it and you WILL invalidate your warranty. Anyone attempting to do so...

  • 4

    Mobile POWER -The Nokia DC-16 Portable Charger

    2 years ago

    Nokia Retail package Nokia DC-16 Stephen Quin So a little post about a little blue stick ? As a mobile geek, and a somewhat enthusiastic mobile phone user, I have for years been a fan of portable power sources, and a...

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    Little & Large (Macro & Panorama photography with Nokia phones)

    2 years ago

    Menwith Hill with the Lumia 800 I have always loved the Panorama app on my Nokia E7, I don't use it a lot, but have managed to get a few really good shots with it, and when Nokia launched the Creative Studio...

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    Video Capture Quality Comparison Nokia N9 v Nokia Lumia 800

    2 years ago

    DIY Camera Rig Stephen Quin Video Capture Comparison Nokia N9 V Lumia 800 This post is basically a comparison to a post made by Ali Al-Qudsi, ( https://twitter.com/aliqudsi @AliQudsi on Twitter) of 'MyNokiaBlog'...

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    Nokia Maps Comparison Lumia, E7, N9

    2 years ago

    Map Tiles-Lumia 800, Icons-N9 and Homescreen-E7 Stephen Quin Drive App Startup Lumia Stephen Quin Nokia Maps & Navigation on 3 Platforms (and coming soon to a few more !!) 13/03/2012 So I was trying to think of...

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    Nokia Belle Update for Symbian^3

    2 years ago

    Stephen Quin Updating From Anna To Belle So I woke up Tuesday morning and the Twittersphere was full of the announcement of the release of 'Nokia Belle' for older Symbian^3 devices like the C7, N8 and E7, been...

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    Increase Charge Capacity on Nokia Lumia 800 ?

    2 years ago

    I've been monitoring my Lumia battery capacity for the last couple of days, and find although since getting the phone, both the amount of juice it will absorb and the time it will last have improved, the battery...

  • 19

    Nokia Lumia-800 Camera Comparison

    2 years ago

    Screens off Stephen Quin Screens on Stephen Quin I've been using and enjoying the Nokia Lumia-800 running the Windows Phone operating system, and as I had a little free time over Christmas, thought I'd do a comparison...

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    Tech Trip To Thailand 'Phucket'

    2 years ago

    Screen snip of route from Google maps Google A Tech Trip To Thialand 'Phucket' So, in a couple of days, I fly off for an adventure/holiday in Thailand where I'm meeting up with a couple of friends, Willy Waddell, a...

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    Nokia BH-111 Bluetooth Headset

    2 years ago

    The package arrived Stephen Quin Nokia BH-111 Bluetooth Headset So whilst at Nokia World we were invited to attend a session in one of the meeting rooms for accessories and music and one of the accessories I found...

  • 6

    Screen Display Comparison Nokia E7 v Nokia N9

    2 years ago

    Nokia E7 and N9 lock screens Stephen Quin This is just a very quick post inspired by my commitment to cut down and insert my main sim card into the Nokia N9 I was given by Nokia, during my visit recently to Nokia World...

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    My Take On The Nokia N9

    2 years ago

    Me a few minutes after receiving my N9 from Juha-Matti Heikkinen , I was a bit more than pleased :-) @Krizanand About to remove film from Screen on the train home fromLondon Stephen Quin My Take On The Nokia N9 ...

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    Nokia Windows Phone Lumia-The Good The Bad & The Ugly

    2 years ago

    Announcement of Lumia @NokiaWorld Stephen Quin Nokia Windows Phone- The Good, The Bad & The Ugly If you are not already aware, I am a massive Nokia Fanboi, however, since the announcement of Window Phone becoming...

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    The Case of The Nokia E7 Case

    2 years ago

    The Nokia E7 'Case' Continues About 3 weeks ago, I wrote a review of a Silicone case I bought for my Nokia E7, http://hubpages.com/hub/Silicone-Case-for-Nokia-E7 the reason for the purchase was to make the phone,...

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    Silicone Case for Nokia E7

    3 years ago

    I recently won a Nokia E7 handset from Nokia , which I was both extremely pleased and proud about :) This is not a phone review, it's just a quick post to mention a possible solution to a potential problem. From a...

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