Unboxing the Apple MacBook Air 11.6″

Wherein I present unboxing pictures (slide show) of my special ordered Apple MacBook Air 11.6″, complete with cameos by my MacBook Pro 13″, iPad, iPhone 4, and Acer Aspire 1410 – enjoy :)

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Apple iPhone 4 vs. Motorola Droid X camera

iPhone 4 sample pictures (slide show):

Droid X sample pictures (slide show):

Arguably, the Apple iPhone 4 and Motorola Droid X are the current flagship smartphones for AT&T and Verizon. Both are multimedia powerhouses, and feature impressive cameras, at least on paper!

I’ve been playing with the cameras on both devices extensively for almost 3 months, and the resulting pictures and videos are indeed excellent, yet there are pros and cons to each phone. More after the break…

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Podcast: Talking with tnkgrl #25 (HTC EVO 4G special)

It’s time for another podcast (44 min):
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Both Matthew Bennett (Nokia Daily News, US Mobile Industry) and Tony Peric (fone frenzy) joined me this week… Thanks guys, and props to Tony for the editing!

We covered the HTC Incredible, the upcoming HTC EVO 4G, the Sharp/Microsoft Kin, the Apple iPad 3G, and the (now official) Nokia N8.

Other topics include the Sierra Wireless Overdrive, and Matt installing MeeGo on his Asus Eee PC, and Android on his iPhone – madness :)

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About the Nokia N8

Nokia N8

Congratulations, Nokia. The brouhaha surrounding the Nokia N8 is almost as epic as the recent kerfuffle about the iPhone HD (my nomenclature). Fantastic PR Job!

What do you mean that “leak” was not intentional? Oh well, any advertising is good advertising…

So, about the N8. Color me cautiously thrilled. The short of it is that the hardware is spot on (finally), but the verdict is still out on the software (predictably). Or maybe I’m just a sucker for a nice cameraphone :)

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Podcast: Talking with tnkgrl #24 (iPad special)

It’s time for another podcast (37 min):
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Once again, Matthew Bennett (Nokia Daily News, US Mobile Industry) joined me while Tony Peric (fone frenzy) edited the video… Thanks guys!

This week we covered the Apple iPad launch, and 2 relatives of the Nokia 5800, the Nokia 5230 (Nuron), and the Nokia X6.

Other topics include my thoughts and experiences as an iPhone developer, the iPhone OS 4 announcement, and tech nomad Steven Roberts. Enjoy :)

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