Raves, rants and reviews
Raves, Rants, Reviews

HTC One vs the rest

22/02/2013. Category: Gadgets. Topic: , .

Apple, Samsung, Blackberry, Nokia, Motorola, Sony, Ericsson, LG, Asus, Google Nexus, Huawei, ZTE, Lenovo, Yulong Coolpad, Pantech, BLU, Spice, Yezz, Verykool, Gigabyte, Karbonn, Vertu, Plum… and there are many more cellphone brands that the HTC One has to compete with.

There is room for all in this big market: worldwide almost 4 billions people use more than 6 billion mobile connections (average 1.83 cellphones per user).  But it is a brand’s share of the pie that is at stake.  Read more…

Facebook Buffy Phone

23/11/2011. Category: Gadgets. Topic: , , .

Facebook Buffy Phone

You get the product, then the video about the product, then the book, the cap, the t-shirt, the mug, the chewing gum and then the phone. The latter gadget is the obvious addition for any brand that aspires to be noticed everywhere all the time.

So it’s only obvious that a brand as big as Facebook would have a phone. It’s be rumored for some time that there will be a Facebook phone and now it seems closer than ever, under the project code name “Buffy.” Read more…

HTC – quite brilliantly

13/04/2011. Category: Gadgets. Topic: , .

HTC Sensation 4G

The official pay-off line for HTC, the Taiwanese phone maker, is “Quietly brilliant.” But with their awesome range of products HTC has been all but quite. They have been brilliant, too.

The media is abuzz about the HTC Sensation 4G with its Snapdragon 1.2Ghz dual core CPU and qHD display running on Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

PCWorld calls the Sensation 4G a “Beautiful, Duel-Core Beast,” pointing out that because the display – with Gorilla Glass protection – is slightly concave, it won’t get scratched if you lay it face down. Read more…