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Engagement? This is not the platform you are looking for

Or how the little things destroy the big picture I have written this post over the course of a few days. There are a lot of ideas half-formed in my head, and two weeks has not been long enough to … Continue reading

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A face made for radio…

…and a voice made for blogging. While you may not get to see my face (some things are best left unseen), you can still have the dubious pleasure of listening to me um, ah, interrupt, be distracted and not get … Continue reading

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It makes calls, too?

It is easy to lose sight of the core functionality of the Mozart in amongst the noise and excitement of the devices’ “smarter” capabilities. Apparently it also makes phone calls. Who knew, right? It took me nearly a week before … Continue reading

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The missing pieces

As the review period draws to a close, I have noticed that I have already started to use the Mozart less and less. In my own view, the make or break for a smartphone operating system is the number of … Continue reading

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The Telstra network

I’m supposed to be reviewing the Telstra NextG network as part of this Telstra Social Review thing. It works damn near everywhere. Every time I compare the Mozart on NextG next to my iPhone on the 3 network, the Telstra … Continue reading

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Testing Word

Microsoft has two of the world’s strongest software products in its line up. One of these is the Windows operating system, in use in every office I’ve ever worked in, and in use in most homes, too. The other is … Continue reading

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Impressions of the Mozart Hardware

The Mozart is a sexy beast. It is slim and lightweight. The screen is a silky pleasure to touch. The processor is beefy enough that the operating system is generally responsive (sometimes a little too responsive). Coupled with Telstra’s NextG … Continue reading

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Testing the Mozart video

I wanted to see how the Mozart coped with poor light, loud ambient noise and high levels of movement. Not too bad, actually. Yes, the rushing water really was that loud. The autofocus and automatic light balance causes a few … Continue reading

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Setting the scene

I sit here at the kitchen table typing on my iPad, iPhone 3GS on it’s charger in the bedroom, new HTC Mozart charging on my desk ┬áin the front room while syncing wirelessly with my ageing Windows XP desktop which … Continue reading

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A quick experiment…

I just wanted to test how easy it would be to write blog posts within the WordPress admin interface using the mobile browser on the Mozart. It’s tolerable, but a WordPress app or other standards-based generic blogging app would be … Continue reading

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