Nokia 5800 XM: video playback, game, bluetooth and podcast

I got to play more with my Nokia 5800 XpressMusic (XM) phone in the weekend. The following are the things I tried. 1) Video playback: I found there are some Nokia sample videos and a .wmv video (transferred from my PC Windows media player). Both played without problem. However, when I copied some Apple Dev […]

Another Nokia 5800 deal at Dell Small biz

This one. Use coupon code TP2GK4X1DTX0C8 (expires June 3) during check out. It comes out $229 + tax (after $50 mail-in rebate). Slightly cheaper than Amazon ($290 after $50 main-in rebate). Dell also offers Nokia N85 at $247 + tax (with $50 main-in rebate). Reviews: GSMArena; BrightHand. Discussions “N85 or 5800XM”: phonegg; Nokia discussion forum.

Some Nokia Smartphone deals from Dell

(Update May 25) The offer expired on late night May 22 when I was comparing N85 with Nokia 5800. However, one can find lightly used ones at eBay for about $230 to $250. Found this Nokia N85 Reviews from theNokiaBlog: Nokia N85 Review – Part 1 The Physical; Top 5 Reasons Why Nokia N85 Is […]

Weekend thoughts w/e Apr 19 2008

Currency effects While we are heading to $4 gas (partly thanks the weak dollar), not all are victims of this trend. Think Google or IBM. Google (GOOG) and IBM reported blow out earning, while cell phone maker Nokia (NOK) reported so-so earning (or outlook) last week. One key difference is the reported currency, Google and […]

China Mobile, Nokia, Apple, Motorola

I started pay attention to the mobile phone and service providers lately. In fact I bought some China Mobile (CHL) shares about 2 weeks ago (bought it a bit early again 🙂 Nokia: the balance Nokia is the No. 1 brand in China as shown in baidu Shouji (cell phone) report. One thing I noticed […]